Monday is Memorial Day, a National Day of Remembrance here in the U.S. I love that we take a day to honor and remember…after all, the Bible tells us often how easily we forget the most important things. Scripture is full of calls for remembering,...

“I’ve done it again.” Looking over my calendar this past week I didn’t see much white space—one thing was stacked on top of another with no breathing room in between. I could feel myself being squeezed. My problem: I had said “yes” to too many things...

If you know the basics of anything, you can learn just about everything. My mom taught me the basics of life—home economics, cooking, cleaning, ironing, prayer, etc—the essentials that enabled me to leave the nest and become a fully functioning, self-sufficient human being. I’m convinced that...

“Fix your thoughts on what is true and good and right. Think about things that are pure and lovely, and dwell on the fine, good things in others. Think about all you can praise God for and be glad about.” Philippians 4:8, TLB I’ve been thinking about my mom a...

I don’t think there has ever been a woman more surprised by motherhood than Sarah.  You know, Sarah: the beautiful wife of Abraham, the patriarch of our faith.  Sarah- the one who doubted that God could or would actually do what He’d said He would...