Being a Mom today is not easy, so much to keep track of and expectations impossible to meet. After twenty years, here’s my go-to list of essentials (notice nothing about meal prep and homework help!)Read More
I’ve had a steep growth curve over the last twenty years of ministry. I had to learn a new language and culture, and gain skills in communication and leadership. But nothing compares to what I have learned while becoming fluent in hard stories. I didn’t have much experience in wading through the messy kind, those with unresolved conflict and a terrible enemy, whose evil destroys children and families. I will always be learning, but here are some insights so far.Read More
1. Lazy people don’t eat. I feel like our children knew this biblical passage before they learned to sing the alphabet. It was important to Todd they learned how to participate in meal prep and clean up, and saw themselves as participants in our household, not consumers.Read More
Two years ago, Marilin and her husband Rory surprised us with the news of their pregnancy. I was delighted and surprised.Read More
This is just a sample of what He’s taught me, the list is much longer. Would love to hear from you anytime how you’ve been growing in your latest season.Read More
I am so not good with transitions. Can anyone relate?
When my toddlers went to school full-time, I grieved. I kept thinking, when would we go to the park? (I have since realized we have thousands of park dates left.)Read More
This season, I am going to start a practice I hope to continue throughout the year. I am going to focus more on who I am being (or better yet, becoming), than what I am doing.Read More