Small but mighty

There is no shame in small

“Many of you want to stand on a stage in front of thousands of women, yet you’ve never led a Bible study in your own home.” My pen stopped mid-stroke. I sat in workshops learning how to take the messages God put on my heart to spread them to the masses, but what about the […]

Learn to hear God speak

Audio version available on Soundcloud. When I call out instructions to my kids before I’ve said their names or properly gotten their attention, there is about a 75% chance what I’m saying won’t be received by them. Instead, if I call their name, grab their attention, then speak, I’ve engaged them, and they are ready […]

How To Stop Facebook From Deciding What You Want To See – My Facebook Breakup

When you get on Facebook, how do feel after you leave? Do you feel uplifted? Inspired? Encouraged? Happy? Satisfied? Many of us express feeling anxious, stressed, jealous, discontent, or frustrated after our social media time. Studies are revealing the level of addiction to social media is pretty startling. We reach for our phones hundreds of […]

13 Ways We Can Protect Our Families Online Beyond Filters and Privacy Settings

Several years ago I received an email from a blog reader in response to a post I’d written regarding technology and our children. Turns out she is a writer too. Both of us had a passion for our faith, families, and intentional living. It didn’t take long for me to fall in love with Eryn’s […]

How you can truly rest

“At noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon.” Mark 15:33 It was gruesome, bloody, unfair. He was rejected by His own. His silence speaks. His eyes find mine. Right now. In this moment. He wasn’t who they expected. It wasn’t how they imagined a Messiah. He didn’t fit their narrative. […]

How to not miss seeing God

The religious leaders who spent a lifetime studying God didn’t recognize Him when He stood right in front of their faces before Christ would die for our sins. The people who worshiped Him as God, didn’t recognize Him as their eternal King and the Son of God when they shouted “Hosanna!” It’s easy to view […]