I read today in Daniel 9:26 that “ . . . the Anointed One will be killed-appearing to have accomplished nothing . . .” and I thought about how true that verse really was. When Jesus came most people thought that the Messiah would be a military leader that would end their oppression from Rome. … Continue reading Accomplishing Nothing
My daughter Just turned 11. We have officially entered the stages of hormones and non-stop drama. The level of sass in this child is unbelievable. I try to keep my kids on a fairly healthy diet so we limit soda and treats. So of course, when my kids do get these treats, they cherish every second of … Continue reading Lord, Help Me . . . My Daughter is a Tween!
I love change. I am always in search of a new project, a new challenge, and a new thing to discover. My husband, however, hates change. I tend to aggravate him with my crazy ideas. Earlier this year I had the brilliant idea to sell our home and purchase a new one near a … Continue reading The Only Way to Win the War
It was my birthday. That morning my son and daughter both gave me homemade cards that they had designed with nail polish. Most kids use crayons or markers. But not mine. My kids used nail polish. I had bought the fancy insta-dry stuff so that it would be easier for my daughter and friends to … Continue reading Nail Polish, Carpet, and a Whole Lot of Grace
I love to set goals. But life always seem to get in the way. So then I have a hard time reaching those goals and then I tend to give up. And that leaves me feeling discouraged, disappointed, and downhearted. But then I recently read a book that talked about living for a mission rather … Continue reading Breaking Up with Goals