It’s Not How You Start. It’s How You Finish

I sat by her bed. Her hand swollen…full…unmoving. Feet that danced just a few weeks ago now stilled. Arms that lifted just a short time ago now limp. Words that spilled easily just a moment ago now haulted. How could life seep away so quickly, right before my eyes? Mom was ready. But I wasn’t…. Read More

The Comparison Trap–And How to Escape It

While I am away taking care of my mom, I have invited one of my dear friends, Emily T. Wierenga, to share her heart with you. I read her wonderful book, Atlas Girl, this summer while on vacation. As I read about Emily’s struggles and joys of taking care of her mother who was suffering… Read More

When You Long for Something More

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but I’ve been absent for a few weeks. I’ve been hunkered down working on a new writing project. Would you like a sneak peek?  Here you go.  I was alone, or least I felt that way. Women huddled in happy clusters chatting about first one thing and then the… Read More

Hang On! God’s Got This!

  Oh friend, I don’t know what you are going through today. But I do know this: God is not surprised or worried. He’s got this. I’ll admit, I’ve had quite a month. For starters, someone created a fake Facebook page using my name, my pictures and my identity. If I didn’t know better, I’d… Read More

Becoming a Woman Who Listens to God

  Today we’re going to do a little something different. Rather than writing a Blog Post, I’m going to share a video lesson from my on-line Bible Study of A Sudden Glory. It’s about 15 minutes long, so grab a cup of coffee and let’s have a chat. For those who are new to my… Read More