As I’ve been reading the book Charis – The Power of Grace, I have been inspired time and again to look at failure from a totally new perspective. As a recovering perfectionist, it’s often a great challenge for me to take a risk. What if things don’t go right? What if I fall flat on […]
I have chosen my One-Word for 2017. Do you choose a word for each year? My word for 2016 was “position”, and while I tend to be very critical of myself and my accomplishments, looking back I feel I did quite well positioning myself to be more open to the Lord and to those around me. […]
The last few months of the year are often a challenge to moms. First of all, there are the practical preparations alone of cleaning, shopping, and cooking a big holiday meal at Thanksgiving. (And don’t get me started on the potential emotional and logistic issues that are brought on when you add adult children into […]
This year I wrote a lot about war rooms and quiet times. That is because I believe that time with God should be our first priority in life. The most important thing we do in life is glorify God, and we glorify Him best when our relationship with Him is strong. That is why I […]
I am done with making New Year’s Resolutions. I am an expert at making resolutions….and immediately failing at them. And if there is anything I really hate, it is feeling like a failure. But what I hate more than feeling like a failure is feeling like a failure all year long! There is something about […]
Join us on our journey as we learn to satisfy our deepest desires with God, not food. Made to Crave Book Club Fall is here and with it comes the holiday season. Sweets Carbs Feasts We overeat, we over-indulge. We gain weight and then comes January with promises to lose those 20 pounds we’ve […]
There are days, and we all have them, when we wake up on the wrong side of the bed. Days when we just don’t feel thankful. Worse than that, we don’t even see what we should be thankful for!
It was a surreal moment for me. I sat in the large room at a long fold-up table; next to my husband and surrounded by new friends. Listening to my dad share detailed historic events took me back to my jr. high days in our homeschool. History was my favorite subject and it was the […]