August 20th, 2023
God’s Plan. We hear this a lot and some of us even say it often. But do we understand what it means?His perfect plan is for all of us to get closer to Him: “Draw near” (James 4:8), “call upon”(Psalm 1...
August 12th, 2023
May I "turn" to You Father in every situation, every circumstance.Whether a glad "turning" of thankfulness and joy or a "turning" to look up,to reach up for help in a moment of weakness or discouragem...
The Difference the Word Makes
June 30th, 2023
I had been floundering in my walk with the Lord. I was not consistent in my Bible reading, and I excused my devotional time away. “I have three small children, a stepson with a demanding timeshare sch...
The Cost of Discipleship is a Coffee
February 28th, 2023
I’ve been recently reconciling the cost of discipleship. Both to disciple and be discipled, and I’m realizing the metric is somewhat simple and somewhat boring. A lot of the times, the cost of discipl...
False Comfort and True Joy
February 20th, 2023
I am a creature of habit. I wake up at the same time each day, follow the same morning routine (cup of coffee plus time with Jesus), eat the same thing for breakfast, etc.I love routine. I thrive on i...
Gentle and Quiet Spirit
November 20th, 2022
“Your adornment must not be merely external-braiding the hair, and wearing gold jewelry, or putting on dresses, but let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the imperishable quality of a gentle ...
My Kitchen Table
October 8th, 2022
As we trade the sultry days of summer for the crisp cool days of fall, I am reminded of the sites and smells of the season. Pumpkin spice begins to take over everything from our coffee, to candles, to...
Journey to the Promised Land
August 21st, 2022
These past several weeks, I’ve been reading about the Israelites- some of the most frustrating people I have ever “met” in the Bible. In Exodus, they are freed from slavery in Egypt, cross the Red Sea...
The Ultimate Goal
June 19th, 2022
“Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when they stumble, do not let your heart rejoice.” -Proverbs 24:17How relatable and convicting is this verse for the coach’s wife?! We often find ourselves instinc...
Infertility, Loss, and Mother’s Day
April 27th, 2022
Mother’s Day is always portrayed as this joyous day full of sunshine, flowers, and the color pink. You go to church, take a family picture, eat dinner together, and hug your mama a few extra times. Ho...
December 27th, 2021
Can I be real with you? The week after Christmas is always a little depressing for me. All the hype of beautiful decorations, gift-giving, parties with friends, gatherings with family - it’s gone in a...
Useful through Imperfections
June 28th, 2021
Every week when I bring groceries home I face the reality of the fruit that was wasted the week before. I always have good intentions with what I buy, but between bottles, diaper changes, and managing...