A Sinful Response

Sinful Response

The other day, I was checking out Lysa TerKeurst’s Facebook page and came across a fabulous and thought provoking quote: Paying attention to the reaction we have when our happy gets bumped is so telling. I want my reactions to reflect the relationship I have with Jesus.  (Lysa TerKeurst) Lysa’s words hit me hard. Really Continue Reading…

Growing Up Social: Too Much Too Soon?

Too Much Too Soon

I have been a fan of Dr. Gary Chapman’s writing since 2002. I read his book, The Five Love Languages, after it was given to me as a bridal shower gift. A few years later when I became a mother, I mined awesome parental gems alongside a few moms at my church when we came together to Continue Reading…

Learning to Live With Abandon

Living With Abandon

The other day, I was carrying a load of folded laundry up to Sugar Plum’s room so she could put it away. From the base of the stairs I could hear her music playing loudly, so when I reached her bedroom door, I wasn’t surprised to find her dancing around the room and singing one Continue Reading…

Any Day Will Do

Any Day Will Do

A new year will begin in a couple of days. My calendar tells me so, but the newsfeeds of my various social media accounts also offer telltale signs of the coming new year as well. Facebook friends are sharing posts full of buzzwords such as accountability, change, and discipline. Those I follow on Pinterest are Continue Reading…