Everyone talks about serving and giving and praying, but have you ever felt like you aren't sure where to begin? With so much need and so many organizations addressing those needs, it can seem daunting. Below I am sharing about five different Christian organizations that I believe are well worth your investment. And by "investment",… Continue reading Five Christian Organizations That Are Worth Your Investment
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As I scrolled through social media yesterday, it became clear that something significant and newsworthy was happening in New York that had captured the public's attention. New York's governor signed a bill ensuring access to abortion in the state of New York should Roe v Wade be overturned. He then had the World Trade Center… Continue reading A Roundup of Articles Regarding New York State’s New Abortion Law (and what is on the horizon in VA and VT)
I don't want to brag or anything, but I am an Enneagram 6, which basically means that I'm prone to a great deal of anxiety when I am tending toward unhealth. Well, that's how I read it anyway. My friends tell me it means that I am loyal and capable, which is why you should… Continue reading Praying Scripture in Seasons of Worry
Do you ever try to Google your future? Seriously. Do you ever sit down at your computer and stare at the search bar as it taunts you with its flashing cursor? Honestly, that cursor seems a bit smug to me at times; as though she knows secrets she’s refusing to spill. Hoping I wasn’t the… Continue reading What We Can Know About the Future (and What We Can’t)
I rounded the corner and drove up the long driveway shared with two other duplexes. I pulled into my parking spot, the one next to me empty as usual. My headlights shone on trash and recycling cans, prompting me to make a mental note that they needed to be dragged to the end of the… Continue reading Meeting Everyday Needs: When Serving “Small” is Actually Serving Big
Greetings from the time vortex that is the week between Christmas and New Year! Two days ago, I was talking with my boss and he said, “Have a great weekend, we will talk on Monday,” and I thought, “Wow, he’s confused. It’s only Thursday.” It wasn’t. It was Friday. At 4:50pm. My brain no longer… Continue reading New Year, Same God: Making Resolutions that Stick
Synopsis (from Lifeway.com) Do you enter every holiday wanting it to be meaningful, only to find that it feels chaotic with no direction? We set New Year’s goals we can’t keep, struggle to love or be loved on Valentine’s Day, and find it hard to celebrate the risen Jesus when we are searching for the… Continue reading Book Review: Sacred Holidays, by Becky Kiser
“Ba! Ba! Baaa!” my one-year-old excitedly exclaimed as she watched her older brother leap onto a giant red ball on our way into Target. Making our way into the store, we maneuvered through the maze of people who were either starting or finishing their Christmas shopping. While I love Target as much as the next… Continue reading What to do When the Hustle ‘n Bustle Get to You
When Enoch had lived 65 years, he fathered Methuselah. Enoch walked with God after he fathered Methuselah 300 years and had other sons and daughters. Thus all the days of Enoch were 365 years. Enoch walked with God, and he was not, for God took him.(Gen 5:21-24 ESV)What comes to mind when you think of… Continue reading What is Your Legacy?
“Should you put this away, mommy?” came the voice of my son. He was standing in the middle of a room littered with blocks, Paw Patrol figures, pretend tools, and random kitchen items turned toys, holding a small bottle of eye drops in his little outstretched hand. Eye drops that I used before he woke… Continue reading Live at Peace with One Another