Learning to Trust

ah, this life of faith, this walking with Jesus... for me it always comes down to learning each day how to trust Him a little more. Have you ever been in a situation where you clearly hear God telling you to do something, you obey, and you don't get the result you wanted or expected? …

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But, Jesus, I’ve only got…

Two of the kids had been arguing for at least a half hour over what to watch on TV. The oldest had been arguing with me about why we didn't have anything she liked for breakfast.  (mind you, we had no less than 7 breakfast choices, all of which were perfectly acceptable the day before. …

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In 2012, I’m going to work on…

more listening and less talking... to God. more "yes"s and less "no"s... to the people I love. more "no"s and less "yes"s... to unhealthy foods. more reading and less tv. (I got a Nook for Christmas!) more order and less chaos. (I need to get back to doing this.) more exercise and less excuses. (why …

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A Christmas Message

Among all the other Christmas preparations that have been going on in our house, I was asked to speak at my MOPS group's Christmas meeting this past Tuesday.  It was such a blessing and a privilege.  It's funny, because when I was younger, my least favorite thing to do was to stand up in front …

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a letter to my newly married self

Our anniversary last week got me thinking about how we have changed as people over the last 14 years.  And that got me thinking how I have changed.  And that got me thinking about a blog post.  So here you go - a letter to myself with some things I know now that I wish …

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