A Living Testimony

Not going to church in months was a major mistake. Sure, I might have had a decent excuse. The physical ills that accompanied my pregnancy made mornings extremely difficult. The discomfort that came from sitting on those church pews was definitely not just a figment of my imagination. But what happened spiritually was even worse […]

Jesus was considered “fake news” too…

Just because you disagree with something doesn’t make it fake. I haven’t yet figured out a way to talk to people who refuse facts without getting angry.  Mind you, I don’t get angry right away, but I am tired of providing people with facts that I can support with actual evidence only to still be […]

Moses had to be EXHAUSTED…

Today was a bit trying. Despite my best efforts to get to bed at about 11:30 and wake up around 6:15 so I can have breakfast ready by the time my husband gets home and my kids wake up, which I believe would allow me sufficient sleep to operate during the day, it hasn’t worked […]

A Day of Commemoration…and Reflection

  Like most Americans who were of age at the time, I remember exactly what I was doing when news of what is now referred to as the 9/11 attacks occurred. I was a student at Grand Valley State University. I was getting ready to go to class, and as I usually did, had the […]

Babies have trials too…

SWEET JESUS WAS TODAY ONE BIG HUGE TEST OF MY PATIENCE. Apparently, Jayla is in the process of cutting some more teeth. I kind of figured that was the problem, because the last few nights she’s been sleeping terribly–waking up every hour or two–and she’s been biting everything, including my nipples (I know, TMI, but […]

Your value has already been determined.

No, you don’t need another person’s approval. God has already deemed you valuable. Our God is not a God who does things haphazardly. So know today and every day that you were carefully planned and lovingly designed. As my kids get older and I reluctantly relinquish them little by little into this awful world, where […]