Waiting on the Moth

“Be still, and know that I am God…” Psalm 46:10 “Abby, come quickly to the garage.” I knew she would be so excited to see the chunky caterpillar crawling on the floor. As predicted, she was thrilled by my discovery and wanted to keep him. Minutes later, our little friend had a new home in […]

I Want to be a True Daughter

My life is a perpetual rotation of growth. I am a busy body by nature. I almost never ride in the van without the radio on, I am saturated by constant noise (kids, radio, TV, podcasts, crowds, etc.). I am uncomfortable with quiet, to be honest. Even when I am spending time with God in […]

God’s Compassion

“Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved,  compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and,  if one has a complaint against another,  forgiving each other;  as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive.” Colossians 3:12-13 People tell me,“You are too nice. You are too kind. Your heart […]

Learning to Be Patient

Motherhood brings out the best and worst sides of me. I never knew I was capable of living on so little sleep, or keeping a human alive solely on my own body’s ability to produce food. Simultaneously, I never knew how impatient I could become, how easily irritated, how much like all of the things […]

Anger: The Struggle is Real

Last Monday morning could not have started out with more promise. I was up by 7am and the Bible was the first thing I began reading that day. To top it off, my six-year old son joined me — a rare treat! We spoke about the presence of God and how that is what makes […]

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