Abide in me

Happy New Year…. That almost sounds shallow this year…every time I said that to friends or family I felt as though it didn’t really say how I felt. I wanted to say something more like – Have a safe new year. Remember what is important this year. Stay close to Jesus and keep your eyes […]

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God and Me and a pile of folding…

I couldn’t shake the feeling, the heaviness that had resided upon me the last few days…I was troubled, and I knew why.  So right there in front of the folding pile I told the Lord how I was feeling. I knew He knew, but I needed His truth to shine light on my feelings. I […]

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Finding who i am

When you get to know whose you are, you’ll get to know who you are. Who you are meant to be, who you were created to be was written in His heart long before the voices of this world even knew you existed.

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A change in my perspective

So, I cried a little while loading the washing machine this morning… No, it wasn’t because I was frustrated by the never-ending pile of dirty clothes or the fact, that more washing meant more hanging out and more folding. It was because I was washing my son’s school uniform for the last time.  I finally […]

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“trust me, i am with you”

This weeks blog is featured over at Rest and Chaos…this is just a teaser… It was the end of another long day. I was exhausted. I had spent the day saying the same things over and over to my children. Constantly reminding them to be kind and helpful. To show love to each other. I […]

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It has always been all about the heart

. Something different… Well this is a little bit different from my usual blog. But this message is heavy upon my heart and I needed to share it. I hope these words encourage you in your faith journey. I pray that the truth of God’s Word brings freedom and wholeness in your life. I am […]

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Paper planes and a lesson in our identity

What am I supposed to do now? Have you asked that question lately? Have you wondered how you will cope in this season? This year has thrown us some curve balls that’s for sure. For some of us it has meant hard days, that lead into weeks, followed by months of uncertainty. Perhaps you have […]

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how long oh lord?

Are you familiar with the cry – How long oh Lord? I am… After the birth of my fourth baby I suffered a trauma induced case of Bell’s Palsy. When my daughter was only 5 days old, the right side of my face froze. I was told it might last 2 weeks, 2 years or […]

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Is it ever enough?

The story of the five loaves and two fish. What we have – is it ever enough for what we really need? Have you ever asked yourself that question? Do we ever have enough time? Do you walk through your day with enough patience? Are you like me and wonder if you’ll have enough strength […]

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3 unlikely love words you need to hear

I was feeling unseen. You know, that pesky feeling that creeps up on you when you’re still in the kitchen cleaning up after dinner, long after everyone else has finished “helping”. I know it’s not true, don’t I? I remind myself I am loved and that serving my family is loving my family and loving […]

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