He took them in at that hour of the night and bathed their wounds; then he and all his family were baptized at once. Acts 16:33
We make A LOT of mistakes in our house. Consequently, we’re always apologizing for something. My kids are so quick to accept apologies. I’m just realizing I’m not. Continue reading
If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 1 Corinthians 13:1
When Mason, and then Jocelyn, first started taking piano lessons, they were so focused on playing the music notes right, they gave no thought to the timing. A whole-note sounded exactly the same as a half-note, the same as a quarter-note, etc.
Needless to say, the songs didn’t sound right. I couldn’t even recognize the old standards like “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” because their timing was so off. I really thought my kids had no rhythm. However, the more they practiced, the more they were able to play the correct notes with the correct timing.
The process is an awful lot like motherhood. Continue reading
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Thank you to everyone who entered the contest to win a free copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Empowered Woman with my story “Already Possessing the Answers.”
And thank you to all the other wonderful people in my world who sent such sweet messages of support and encouragement. I’m truly blessed by all of you!
“It was not you who chose Me, but I who chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit that will remain…” John 15:16
I was shocked to find out I wasn’t one of those women who could get pregnant on demand. Instead, it took years of tears, prayers, and miscarriages to build our family of three beautiful children. That struggled helped me to see things differently. Continue reading
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Things are getting tough around here. Both of my boys are now in Middle School, with one soon to be in High School. They’re being exposed to varying viewpoints on all kinds of controversial issues, none of which are included in the foundation I’ve been building for them. Continue reading
My published story, “Already Possessing the Answers,” in
Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Empowered Woman
hits the stores and Amazon today.
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May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13
I eat a bowl of raw carrots, mid-morning, every day. On the days I don’t finish them, I randomly toss the remaining carrots all around the first floor of our house. There is a method to my madness. Continue reading