Whose foot is on the gas pedal of your life? If it’s yours, are you a pedal-to-the-medal driver, or a driving-miss-daisy driver? Do you have a need for speed, or are you happiest in the right lane (a.k.a. the slow lane)? I just finished reading Priscilla Shirer’s book titled “God is Able”, and in, Read More

Do you know someone who seems to be “super-mom”? That person who leaves you in awe of their boundless energy and creativity? Or the instagram-mom whose life (and family) looks perfect in each photo? Or ever wonder how the mom with nine kids still seems perfectly sane and even happy? Do you, like me,, Read More

There’s a running joke I have with some girlfriends of mine that “we aren’t quitters!” This may sound like a good thing, but in our case, it means that we are go-getting, over-achieving, multi-tasking women who take on more and more responsibility without eliminating tasks that currently fill our daily schedules. In Body &, Read More

His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. 2 Peter 1:3 It was a desperate moment. I cried out to God to please help me, rescue me, deliver me! I had fallen into a pit, Read More

Just the other day, my son was asking me what I had been up to lately. I told him that I had been working on a curriculum book called Balance®. I spoke of the hope and desire to present it to our women’s ministry small groups in the Fall. As I was telling him, Read More

Determined to meet my new neighbors, one Sunday afternoon I made a big batch of banana-chocolate chip muffins. Warm muffins would be my offering of friendship, my reason to knock on their door. While the muffins baked, I wrote our name and contact information on little note cards and attached them to the top, Read More

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night or first thing in the morning and had a song “playing in your head?” This happens to me all the time. Have you ever been going about your day and found yourself suddenly humming a song you heard recently? I can relate to, Read More

I believe that God is able to do more than I can ask or imagine. I believe that He is unstoppable. And I believe that His power is at work within his people, including me. But do I always act this way? Do I operate in faith that demonstrates my belief in an unstoppable,, Read More

Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see, Read More

Did you give up something for Lent? If so, “How’s it going?” How did you decide what to give up? I think about this every year. Should I give up something I love to eat? If so, “What?” Most of us choose something like a food we really enjoy, and maybe we enjoy it, Read More