Seeking His Wisdom

The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of pleasure (Ecclesiastes 7:4). As I continue to walk with Jesus further and further away from the person I was … I realize how incredibly rich I am. When I met my husband, I was … Continue reading Seeking His Wisdom

Operation Back to School

“The present time has one advantage over every other – it is our own.” ~Charles Caleb Cotton The rhythm of summer has quickened. Haircuts, school supplies, yearly doctor appointments, shoes to fit man-size feet on two young teen boys, crossing guard job training for me. The scent of sunscreen and the amazing way sand sticks … Continue reading Operation Back to School

Humble Hospitality

There was a time before marriage when I loved to entertain. For a couple years in a row, I hosted a Christmas party. I can remember Jason helping me to decorate the cut-out cookies prior to the guests arriving. Decorations, alcohol, tasty appetizers … an atmosphere of welcome. Yet, back then I was tirelessly seeking … Continue reading Humble Hospitality

On Loving Summer Well

I will be brutally honest. In years past, I used to dread summer. While being a stay at home mom for a long string of years now, I had come to covet my time alone while the boys were at school. Time alone became an idol. Scary how easily we shove God aside and adopt … Continue reading On Loving Summer Well

Why, Lord? A Poem

Our minds think hate When evil poaches Life Our hearts cry why When innocent eyes Close Our bodies ache As grief overcomes Now Our souls know Our earth below Ends Our whole being seeks The One who Saves, The Beginning and End He is the Holy Power Who restores Who bore The weight Burdened in … Continue reading Why, Lord? A Poem