How to Defeat Depression and Restlessness

Depression and Restlessness Engulfed Me One day when I was up to my eyeballs in diapers and bottles, sippy-cups and Cheerios, I sat on a beach with my best friend. It was a beautiful day. Life appeared perfect, but the tears would not stop. Life was a struggle for me. Restlessness refused to leave me … Continue reading “How to Defeat Depression and Restlessness”

Why Jesus Chose Mary Magdalene

  She was desperate. Sleep had evaded her. But the dark night sky gave way to a deep blue hue and the hope of a new day. She could go now. Though weary, Magdalene would be the first one to the tomb. She knew exactly where they had placed Him, and she had a job … Continue reading “Why Jesus Chose Mary Magdalene”

Pour Oil on the Feet of Jesus

The Jewish Passover celebration is six days away.   If you are ever given the opportunity to attend a Seder (Passover) meal, take it! The symbolism within the Seder brings what Jesus did for us to life. The Jews celebrate Passover to remember their freedom from slavery. Christians can celebrate it for the same reason. We … Continue reading “Pour Oil on the Feet of Jesus”

Generations Will Call Her Blessed

I love Mary. Who doesn’t? She was the mother of Jesus, our Savior. The Son of God. She was humble and faith-filled. Her humility has caused me to wonder about this proclamation that generations would call her “blessed”. She just seemed too quiet and humble to want generations to talk about her. Though her prophecy … Continue reading “Generations Will Call Her Blessed”

Mothering Mishaps: When Momma Can’t Fix It

I’m days away from my deadline. Almost done! (Thank you for your prayers.) Two new chapters have been written–one I shared last Friday, and I just couldn’t resist sharing this one. It’s a chapter about the human momma heart of Mary. We read her story so far removed from the culture and time and with … Continue reading “Mothering Mishaps: When Momma Can’t Fix It”

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