Most often when we try to pray, we simply feel overwhelmed! There are so many needs: in our own families, our friends, our community, etc. We hardly know where to start. We might find ourselves simply saying, “God bless so and so.” Our prayer life feels anemic, and we don’t see a lot of answers … Read More about How to Pray for Your Marriage (A Peek at My Private Prayer Journal)
I do not like indecision or ambiguity. Decision-making causes me stress. Especially when there’s no clear path. Recently I was stressing over a decision that I thought I needed to make quickly. For several days my stomach was in knots. Fortunately, it was not a decision between right and wrong. It was merely a tough … Read More about Ten Questions To Ask When You Need to Make a Decision
I’ve asked my friend Lori to share a post today. I’ve watched her suffer for years and yet seen her turn to God in her pain, over and over. You will be comforted and encouraged by her insights, and you will want to watch her online course! I never knew life could be this hard … Read More about When Life is Painful, These 4 Truths Help. Promise!
Are you a reader? I love a good book, especially in the summer when maybe you’ll have a little extra time. I read a bit of everything — fiction, nonfiction, theology, history, historical fiction, devotionals. Here are 9 of my favorite recent reads, along with a few friends and favorite authors, that will help you … Read More about Need a Great Book? Here are 9 Favorites I Think You’ll Love
Looking for fun, creative ideas to do with your family this summer? Maybe you feel like . . . It’s just early summer and I’m already out of ideas for things to do with my kids.” “Finally we’re able to have a family gathering, but I’m too exhausted to plan it.” “I’d like to do … Read More about Freebie: 100 Fun, Creative Ideas for You to Do With Your Kids!
COVID protocols are easing, summer’s here, hope is finally in the air! It’s been a long season of isolation, teleworking, online school, toddlers under foot, financial strain, limited travel. Add to this the emotional roller coaster we’ve experienced — feelings of loneliness, frustration, anxiety, fear, and disagreements over politics, race, masks, and quarantining. And attacks … Read More about Don’t Miss This Rare Opportunity to Reorient Your Life
Are you experiencing division in your family, with your friends, or in your church? Strong feelings about masks, politics, and racism have brought to a head some of our differing opinions and even spoiled some relationships. Believing friends have been “dropped” because they don’t share our views. It’s not surprising, but it’s tragic. However there … Read More about 3 Ways the Enemy May Be Attacking You Today
Have you ever wondered at God’s timing? I have. Last March, just when the world was about to go into lockdown, I released a book all about planning family get-togethers — get-togethers that would be nearly impossible for the next year! Let’s just say that from a marketing perspective, that was pretty terrible timing. But … Read More about Want to Plan a Fun Family Get-Together? Here’s Help!