6 Things I’ve Learned Lately About Overcoming Despair

Have you ever walked through a valley of despair?  I think we’ve all known what it’s like to have something weighing on us, trying to pull us under and make us unproductive in the kingdom-life God has for us. As different as each of our […]

The Journey of Joy

I’ve been chewing on James 1:2 the past several weeks ever since my summer Bible study group studied this verse last month, and I just can’t quite move on from this idea, this command, to “count it all joy.” I sense God wanting to work that joy deeper into me, […]

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Ready or Not, Summer Break is Here

Today was the last day of school for my kids, and earlier my mom asked me how I’m feeling about that.

Well….I definitely have feelings about it!

There’s a lot I’m really excited about – more time with my kids, a slower pace, no more school drop-offs […]

By |May 20th, 2015|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ready or Not, Summer Break is Here

Finding Wisdom and Joy in the Scriptures

One facet of this gift and purpose of Bible study as our guide is that through it, we seek and find wisdom. The Word tells us that Jesus became to us wisdom from God (1 Corinthians 1:30). All of Scripture points us to the One who fills us […]

By |October 9th, 2014|Categories: Bible Study, Chasing Grace, Write 31 Days|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Finding Wisdom and Joy in the Scriptures