Devotionals

Faith-based inspiration from one mama to another.

He Is Risen

Through the flames, past the sandy beach, I saw Him. The white of His robe appeared to float, flickering between the scattered trees and the sparks of the fire. I don’t remember the words that were said, but I do remember seeing Jesus, alive and standing in front of me. A few of my friends […] Read more…

Slam the Door on Perfect and Turn to Grace

The first time I hit publish, I was in denial. I could barely admit that I’d started a blog to myself, let alone anyone else. But there it was, a bold paragraph of words plainly existing in an online space without a single visitor. Why would an easy thing like publishing a post that no […] Read more…

God Bless This Hot Mess

A Morning of Mistakes Last Friday morning I was definitely a hot mess. It started when my four-year-old, Kai, had trouble with coughing in the night. He and I woke up several times, falling asleep again after hugs and drinks of water. When my husband’s alarm went off at 6:15, I kept on dreaming. I […] Read more…

Trusting God in the Midst of Change

Hi, friends! Today you can find my writing over at (in)courage. I hope you join me there to talk about trusting God when it’s difficult. I should have been thrilled. My husband had just gently told me that he felt called to a new life and ministry, and that it also meant moving across the […] Read more…

5 Ways to Love Your Small Beginning

My two-year-old daughter, Sylvie, refuses to say the number one. She first learned to count during our games of hide-and-seek by covering her eyes and repeating the number three: “fwee, fwee, FWEE.” Then at Christmas, my sister Amanda taught her to say the number two. There was some serious celebrating! But Sylvie’s discerning sensibilities stopped […] Read more…

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