Reclaiming Our Hope From That Which Fades | Finding True and Lasting Peace

Gather ‘round and listen closely as I share some stellar parenting advice with you today. If you find yourself at a family photo shoot and your toddler will not smile, the absolute best thing you can do is promise them a piece of gum if they grin even a little. When that doesn’t produce results, … Continue reading Reclaiming Our Hope From That Which Fades | Finding True and Lasting Peace

Praying Scripture When You Feel Weary

Have you ever heard someone say that praying scripture transformed their prayer life? For years, I periodically heard this but it wasn’t until two or three years ago that I decided to give it a try. My prayer life was struggling and I came across something in which Tim Keller suggested that praying the Psalms … Continue reading Praying Scripture When You Feel Weary

All the Time | Rejoicing, Praying, and Giving Thanks in Every Circumstance

*Author's note: This post was scheduled to go live today and, ironically, this is the verse of the day on YouVersion! Also, our morning began in chaos and I certainly needed to be reminded to rejoice always, pray continually, and give thanks in all circumstances! God is so, so sovereign and He cares about even … Continue reading All the Time | Rejoicing, Praying, and Giving Thanks in Every Circumstance

Wildflowers : Five Ways to Count Your Blessings When Life is Chaotic

There is a stretch of highway near where I used to live that is on my list of top three worst roads to drive – the Taconic State Parkway. For some reason, New York likes to call winding, narrow two-lane roads with no shoulders “parkways”. They also like to give them speed limits of 55mph, … Continue reading Wildflowers : Five Ways to Count Your Blessings When Life is Chaotic