Run to the Safety of Your Hiding Place

“You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance.” Psalm 32:7. When my daughters were little, they loved to play hide and seek. They always did the hiding and I always … Read More

For Such a Time as This

“And who knows whether you have not come into the kingdom for such a time as this?” Esther 4:14 (ESV). Even though the calendar has turned and ushered in a new year, I still find myself confused. Everything seems backward … Read More

Let the Journey Begin

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set … Read More

Enjoying Motherhood: Saying Yes to Less

“I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live. That each of them may eat and drink, and find satisfaction in all their toil—this is the gift of God.” … Read More

Showing Grace in Friendships

“But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them—yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me.” 1 … Read More

The Importance of Christian Friends

“Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” Ecclesiastes 4:12. Two and a half years ago, my husband and I moved from our hometown to a new city three hours … Read More

Bringing Scripture Into the Lives of Your Children

“All your children will be taught by the Lord, and great will be their peace.” Isaiah 54:13. Bringing scripture into the everyday lives of your children is a powerful and important tool when raising them. As adults, we turn to … Read More

What To Do When God Is Silent

“For I am the LORD your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, ‘Do not fear; I will help you.” Isaiah 41:13 Silence. Sometimes what causes us the most pain and confusion isn’t what God … Read More

Love Languages for Children

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does … Read More