Have you ever been chosen last by God? I have.
I have created 10 personalized verses for graduates! Each time you reach a blank space, the name of a graduate is to fill the spot. You can print these free personalizations! They would make awesome gifts in a card for a graduate you love!
What better way to honor a mother, than pray for her with intentionality and scripture the entire week leading up to Mother's Day?!
Does to stop whining mean you are not allowed to cry, feel anger, or be sad? Are we to never go to the Lord with our worries, anxieties, or weariness of others? Of course not! Psalm 62:8 tells us to pour out our hearts to the Lord. When my daughter first started her whining trend … Continue reading Are You Whining? : Part 3
As I navigate the toddler years with a daughter who is testing me with her whining tendencies, I can't help but look at my own whining habits. Last week's post introduced my discovery that I can whine. I am now understanding that identifying the consequences of whining is key to stopping it! You can read about that HERE. This … Continue reading Are You Whining? : Part 2
I have seen God's goodness with my own eyes. Yet, still, I can find something to whine about. Can you relate?
Guilt washed over me. Up to this point, I was easily persuaded to turn a blind eye to the Syrian crisis overseas. It was not a civil war that concerned me. It did not impact my quality of life or that of my family. I made the choice to not educate myself on what was occurring. When I saw it on the news, I changed the channel. Out of sight, out of mind. I made an easy and convenient choice to not seek God’s will for me in this situation because it seemed there was nothing I could possibly do. God didn't need, or could use, this overtired mom from Kentucky to do anything for those in Syria.
Lyrical. Whimsical. Beautiful. Timeless. These are the words that come to mind about When God Made You by Matthew Paul Turner and illustrated by David Catrow.
You hope. You pray. You wait. You see others getting results, but for you nothing happens.
I was a mom who struggled, worried, and fretted. Recent events in our community and the nightly news made me paranoid about the safety of my daughter. I wanted her placed in a bubble of protection that included her staying in our home as much as possible. In the midst of this paranoia, I had an alarm system installed in our home, a few anxiety attacks at the thought of something happening to my girl, and constant thoughts played out in my head… What if…?