Dependent Discipline

Dependent Discipline…these two words have been on my mind and in my prayers these last couple of weeks. They remind me of Colossians 1:29 "For this I toil, struggling with all His energy that He powerfully works in me." Within that verse hangs the balance of the Christian a life of discipline while living... Continue Reading →

When I Don’t Understand

"Surely I spoke about things I don't understand, things too wonderful for me to know...therefore, I reject my words and am sorry for them."   Job 42:3b, 6 In the final chapters of the book of Job, he openly spoke about his innocence, and because of that, he couldn't make sense of what God was... Continue Reading →

Full but Not Overwhelmed

I don’t know about you, but my calendar is quickly filling up. As I look at the days and weeks ahead of me, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed, to wish for some extra free time, and to want what isn’t. Discontentment can creep in so quickly and frustration can build. In times like... Continue Reading →

Planner Praying

Technology can be an amazing gift but there is one thing that I just can’t seem to take into the digital world….my planner. There is something about seeing each week in front of me and handwriting dates, activities, meal plans and “to dos” on the blank spaces. It seems to help the information stick, or... Continue Reading →

Old Things New

I started a blog over a decade ago to document and write about the Lord’s faithfulness in our adoption process. Throughout that year of blogging I realized how much I enjoyed writing. It forced me to truly pause and ponder what God was teaching me…both through His Word and through the circumstances of life. I... Continue Reading →

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