another perspective change

I took this photo about 4 months ago while grocery shopping.  I captured it because I just felt like God was teaching me a lesson that day. While waiting to check out, I'd looked at all the food on the conveyor belt and realized how different it looked than a year ago.  Prepackaged foods, convenience …

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Do Not Let Your Hearts Be Troubled

Because of the all-encompassing nature of my son's OCD diagnosis and treatment, I've had to step away from some ministry roles within the last month. There is no denying it - I'm sad about this. And more than once I've found myself questioning whether or not I made the right decision to step away, because …

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For He Alone is Worthy

I sat in the church pew alone this past Sunday and sang these words. And God spoke to me. We have had a rough year.  My son was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder in June.  It's not any sort of joke the way people kid each other and say, "you're so OCD!"  It is a serious …

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Make Every Day Like Christmas!!

I'm hoping all of you had a very Merry Christmas!  We had a fabulous day and are now enjoying a relaxing week of vacation with all of us home. I was thinking today about my favorite Christmas carol... and it was impressed upon me that I should treat every day like Christmas: Every day is an …

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Why “What Impact Am I Having?” is the wrong question.

Yesterday I returned home from MOMcon 2016 in Milwaukee.  Oh, what a sweet, sweet time of communion with Jesus, learning new stuff, and serving moms and MOPS leaders from all over the world.  It is good for the soul! During our MOPS Volunteer Staff training before MOMcon began, we were challenged to spread kindness by …

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We are the world-changers, moms!

WE are the world- changers, moms, and don't ever forget it! Lately I've been hearing and thinking a lot about the culture that we live in today and all that's wrong with it.  The recent presidential debate had me cringing.  The fact that many think it's acceptable for our presidential candidates to taunt and put …

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