calling, doubt, dreams, fear, gifts, goals, planting, pride, seasons, trusting, waiting

Waiting for Spring

For we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love Him and are called according to His purpose. ~Apostle Paul The last few weeks I’ve been digging. It’s the season to plant bulbs for the spring, but I was not digging in that kind of dirt. Instead I was digging down deep into …

Continue Reading
battle, Bible study, chores, cleaning, discipline, fall, mind, Romans 7, school, seasons

The Battle of the Brain and the Power of the WORD

So I find this law at work: When I want to do good, evil is right there with me (Romans 7:24). I am lazy. I ask myself, “Do you want to go for a walk?” I answer myself kindly, “No…not today, tomorrow maybe.” I ask, “Do I want to scrub the kid’s bathroom?” My decision takes on a melodious answer, …

Continue Reading
discontentment, discouragement, doing good, seasons, stay-at-home moms, Trust

Laying Down My Agenda For God’s Gives New Purpose

It’s that time of year again. Time to buy spiral notebooks, pencils, and purchase those new shoes for school. I grieved the start of school because I totally missed teaching. I had traded my lesson-planner and professional outfits for a crying baby and a t-shirt with spit-up on it. I knew I was beyond blessed as I held my new …

Continue Reading
dreams, happiness, joy, peace, Psalm 37, seasons

Dreams for a Season: Finding Purpose and Peace in the Hard Days I’m guilty. I always think the grass is greener on the other side. But it never is… completely. Every yard has a few weeds and requires maintainance. How about you? What are some things in your life that you thought would make you happy but haven’t quite filled you up?  Have you wanted to quit your job only to …

Continue Reading
change, heaven, seasons


Something wonderful happened this morning. It was 68 degrees with no humidity! (That I could feel.)This is the first morning in weeks that I just had to get out of my house to go for a walk. Hallelujah! As I clipped down the road with my music in my ears and my brain focusing on the post for today, I  couldn’t …

Continue Reading