Our older son broke a mug the other day. He and my husband were at a grocery store, and he didn’t mean to, but as the ceramic pieces shattered across the floor, my husband sighed. He grabbed another mug from the same shelf and flipped it over to check the price. $15. “It’s ok, buddy,”…… Continue reading Living Loved * 10 Minute Devotional
Because dinnertime shouldn’t be battle time.
Today is day two of Vacation Bible School at our church. Lots of kiddos, lots of energy, lots of fun. The first year I volunteered at VBS was at a church up near Los Angeles. I was a young seminary intern who had driven across the country from New Jersey. The church children’s director assigned…… Continue reading The Storytelling God * 10 Minute Devotional
Ever feel like you have too much stuff, you’re way too busy, and your soul is just plain tired? Me too. That’s why I’m so excited to introduce Soul Space Thursdays! Beginning next week, Thursdays will feature posts about how to pare down the clutter, step off the busyness train, and create space for your soul…… Continue reading Introducing Soul Space Thursdays
Except, you know, harder. Everything is dirty all the time. Everything. All the time. 2. You’re involved in lots of physical challenges Excuse me, how do people get a 25-pound toddler into shoes he doesn’t want to wear?! 3. There are days you definitely want to vote people off the island If you tell me the dinner that I…… Continue reading 10 Ways Being a Parent is like Being on Survivor
I’m a podcast junkie. I probably need some sort of twelve-step program to wean myself off of them but I AM NOT READY SO MIND YOUR BUSINESS. Podcasts are the best, aren’t they? Smart, witty, funny people to help with the daily commute or the morning grumpies or the long workout or the evening unwind.…… Continue reading 5 Podcasts Worth a Listen
So excited to introduce you to the lovely Cara Meredith today. I met Cara the day before she spoke for our MOPS group a few months ago, and from the moment we sat down to share pizza and stories I knew that we’d be friends. Not only is she a brilliant writer and an engaging speaker,…… Continue reading 10 Tips for Surviving a Move * Cara Meredith Guest Post