One Word for 2019: More

One Word for 2019: More

Instead of writing out resolutions that become forgotten by the end of January (if that long), I’ve chosen One Word to focus on each year since 2009. I focus on these words in every area of my life. Here are my past One Words: 2009—Changes—Hubby lost his job due...
Freedom From Crashes: A God of Second Chances

Freedom From Crashes: A God of Second Chances

 After our youngest son had learned to ride his bike, he earned the nickname, “Crash.” One afternoon, he and Hubby had gone for a ride down the main drive in our neighborhood. Our son wiped out on a patch of gravel alongside the road, resulting in bloody...
Calming the Child

Calming the Child

He who He who forms the mountains, who creates the wind, and who reveals his thoughts to mankind, who turns dawn to darkness, and treads on the heights of the earth—the Lord God Almighty is his name. Amos 4:13 NIV Sunday morning I awoke to the sound of the wind...
Freedom to Change

Freedom to Change

I started watching the first season of Downton Abbey on Netflix. If you’re not familiar with the show, you can read more about it here: Downton Abbey. While watching a scene with Mr. Carson and Mrs. Hughes, I paused to write down something Mr. Carson told Mrs....
One Word for 2013: Freedom

One Word for 2013: Freedom

In the debuting hours of 2013, I had a dream. A group of people who have been in and out of my life had gathered for some event that I don’t remember. Just that singing was involved. That part of the dream stayed with me.   We were about to sing a song about...
Holding Hands With God

Holding Hands With God

As a mom, my greatest fear is losing one of my boys. Sometimes my fears will smother my faith and twisted thinking will fill my head. I’ll pray for God’s protection over my boys, then stop. I don’t want to pray a certain way because what if God...