Did you know that God longs to guard your heart and your mind with His peace? How much do you let Him do that in your own life? Statistics show that how much we experience peace has a significant impact on our physical and mental health. Find out how you can experience it more in your own life. Continue reading God Longs To Do This For You
At the beginning of June, I noticed something that hit me like a ton of bricks. It was that familiar, gnawing, edgy fatigue. I returned from teaching each day unable to move, feeling like every little task required insurmountable effort, … Continue reading That Familiar, Gnawing, Edgy Fatigue
This season has brought new heaviness. I have often felt my face drooped and my spirit hanging heavy in the off moments of my days. Through it all, I have felt God impressing on me to, “Carry yourself light.” And it has made all the difference. Continue reading Carry Yourself Light
Sometimes warm memories creep into my consciousness of blissful days taking turns with my BFF pushing each other on the old rope swing tied fast to a valiant, towering oak that existed long before us. The oak and the swing … Continue reading Escape Me Not
So much of life benefits from a simplified approach. But what if I were to tell you that there is one area in which wisdom pleads for you to develop a complexity mindset? What Demands a Complexity Mindset? Our fellow … Continue reading Complexity Mindset (Stops us from wounding others every time)
The Power of Standing Ovations Think of the last time you were part of a standing ovation (or at least present at one). Recently, I was at one of the first performances of the year of Moses at the Sight … Continue reading Your Living Ovation
As you sit around the table this Thanksgiving, try sharing stories of how God has protected and worked in your lives. Regularly doing this can ground you and your kids like nothing else.
Continue reading Telling Your God Stories Can Change Thanksgiving- and Life
This 5-minute reflection could change the course of your kids’ lives. When honestly done, it will, no doubt, change you. Continue reading 5-Minute Self-Assessment that Could Change Your Kid’s Lives
Sometimes we talk to God the way my 4 year old talks to my husband, oozing with angst, Daaaaadyyyyy! When we drop our gaze from the eternal to the temporal, it is easy to be filled with anxiety and desperation. … Continue reading Stressed? Lift your Gaze
I was sitting in Sunday School staring down at the new running shoes my mother-in-law had so kindly gotten me early for my birthday thinking how amazing they felt when the thought came into my mind, “This could be the … Continue reading This Could Be My Last Pair of Shoes
You just want a quick snack, but you have an aversion to to hard-boiling, because peeling them is just so dreadfully painful and slow? You’ve tried other methods, but your eggs are in the water so long they are dry enough to choke on? Here’s a small trick to solve your problems. Continue reading The Secret To Easy-to-Peel, 10-minute, Hard-Boiled Eggs
Disrespect is Palpable to Men From watching TV with my husband, I’ve learned a lot about how keen men are to noticing respect and disrespect. My husband is indignant when a woman disrespects her guy, and when she respects him- … Continue reading 3 Ways to Disrespect Your Adult Son (And Respectful Alternatives)
The Most Impressive Credits I watched hundreds of movies before I turned 10. I don’t remember too much about any of them. Yet there is one movie stands out in my memory from that time in my life. It wasn’t … Continue reading What is the Meaning of Life?
You love your husband, hands down. Why does He get so angry sometimes- as if you’d punched him in the face? There’s a good chance that something you did communicated disrespect to him. Find out more about what communicates disrespect and what you can do about it. Continue reading 3 Ways to Disrespect Your Husband (And Respectful Alternatives)
Whirling at my Normal Fast Pace The keys whirred, tap, tap, tap, rapidly as I cranked out a research paper as my right knee jittered up and down nervously. I had so much work to get done before the end of … Continue reading Sip Life Slowly and Enjoy It