Live By Faith: Be Open

As I read through the first chapter of Habakkuk, I can feel myself in his words – the begging, the pleading, the doubt. I’m there praying out to our Lord while questioning whether He hears me. Does God hear my desperate pleas for the hearts of my children? What...

I Don’t Know What Was Missing

Have you ever used those little Dixie cups in the bathroom? You know the ones that are the perfect size for that nightly “I need a sip of water” with the kids. When you leave liquid in those cups for any length of time it disintegrates. The bottom of the...

A Different View on Parenting

I want to take a new approach to my parenting skills. After my husband and I watched the movie Courageous, I had a yearning inside of me to develop a deeper presence in my boys’ lives. Every smile, twinkle and hug is precious to me. Moments I never want to miss...

23 Years of Praying!

How many times have you prayed for your kids? Wow. I have no idea.  I have prayed for my children all their life and my oldest born in 1990.  I prayed before she was born.  Are you praying daily for your kids? I had breast cancer when I was 24 years old and the doctor...

How Do I Find Quiet to Pray?

Do you struggle with finding time to spend with God? A moment to really find peace and quiet to read and speak through prayer. Prayer is such and important part of our faith and as a mom of young children it can seem almost impossible to find quite time to pray. Just...

Stones for Bread: A Novel

S tones for Bread is an delightful tale one that can only be compared to a tearful, releasing conversation you have with a friend. Sharing of all the things in your life that are bringing stress as twinges of pain sting your face with salty tears. Then just as you...