Living Free

I’ve been pondering this verse today: It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery (Galatians 5:1 NIV). Most likely you can’t relate to being a slave, but maybe you can relate to the idea of being held… Read More

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Time to Put Your Foot Down

This week I started reading Joshua and I got stuck on chapter 1 verse 3. I camped out on the east side of the Jordan for three days, just pondering that one verse. “I will give you every place where you set your foot.” I was about to head into the chapter 5 where Joshua… Read More

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When You Feel Like a Bad Mom

I wanted to climb into the mailbox where I had just dropped in my manuscript and get it out! But I wouldn’t fit. My son was in middle school when I decided to write the book, Being a Great Mom, Raising Great Kids. (The words Middle School should give you a heads up that this… Read More

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What Kids Really Want for Christmas

I love Christmas, but I didn’t always. Growing up, Christmas meant my dad drank more, my mom fussed more, and my parents fought more. All I wanted was a little of that “peace on earth,” that we sang about in church. (Yes, we went to church.) Sometimes “peace” is all a kid really wants for… Read More

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