Whose side are you on?

“Don’t hit back; discover beauty in everyone. If you’ve got it in you, get along with everybody. Don’t insist on getting even; that’s not for you to do. ‘I’ll do the judging,’ says God. ‘I’ll take care of it.’” Romans 12:19(MSG) “But God, they’re wrong.” I whined in response to God so distinctly telling me…

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I’m Awake

“He will not let your foot slip— he who watches over you will not slumber;  indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.” Psalm 121:3-4 (NIV) I find comfort in knowing that the One who holds me together doesn’t need a nap. I mean, I’ve got to be exhausting. I’m often impatient, loud, anxious,…

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Thankful, Still…

“I still remember the days I prayed for the things I have now.” I prayed long and hard- fervently even, for my Man of God. I studied what the Bible had to say about relationships, about waiting for your spouse, about how to find them in the first place. In fact, it was almost always…

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Take the Break

Any mommas out there feel actual guilt for relaxing or doing something for yourself? I never understood that sensation until I had my baby. I suddenly had SO MUCH to do, and not enough time or hands to do it. But I also found out very quickly that never taking a break didn’t help either.…

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When I Get Really Afraid

“When I get really afraid I come to you in trust. I’m proud to praise God; fearless now, I trust in God. What can mere mortals do?” Psalm 56:3-5(MSG) When we get really afraid…. We panic, we run, we tremble, we hide, we fight, we cry, we escape. But all those instinctual responses do is…

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