His Everlasting Arms

The eternal God is your refuge, and His everlasting arms are around you. Deuteronomy 33:27 It's 10 in the morning. The kids are home again. The snow has pushed them outside of their routine, inside the house, and after only two hours they are bored. Cranky. Hungry. Frustrated. And everything in between. And in desperate [...]

Lord, I Am Just Worn!

I'm tired and worn. My heart is heavy. -Tenth Avenue North I have shared before how much I may seem to thrive off this crazy ability to manage an insanely busy schedule. This is something many believe I can make look easy. Juggling the hats labeled mom, taxi driver, student, assistant, pastor, mentor, wife, and counselor, [...]

My Go To Therapist

This I declare about the Lord: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; he is my God, and I trust him. Psalm 91:2There is something therapeutic about spending time in the salon. If the completely selfish date with oneself is not enough to make you feel better, than certainly the head massage that [...]

Feeding the “Monster”

For he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things. Psalm 107:9 Remember that monster I told you lived in my home? The one who is cranky, often mute, and frequently unable to express how he feels? Well, since this monster is our five-year old son, we also must take this monster with us [...]

Peace in the Noise

"But the Lord is in his holy Temple. Let all the earth be silent before him." Habakkuk 2:20 Some days are just anything but peaceful. From the time the alarm lets off it's annoying buzzing, to the time the TV is finally shut off and the house is awash in utter darkness and silence, the [...]