I look around and feel overwhelmed by messages telling me I'm "not enough." Not skinny enough, parenting well enough, putting enough effort into my home, spending enough time with my spouse, giving my children enough experiences, etc. It. Is. Exhausting. Overwhelming. Social media accelerates these messages when I mindlessly scroll through feeds and see what everyone … Continue reading Hey Momma, It’s Okay . . .
"You are good, good, oh, you are good, good, oh." The worship leader crooned out these lyrics while the congregation around me joined their voices in uplifted praise to a Good God. I crossed my arms and fought back bitter tears. I closed my eyes and lifted my head. "You are not good. I will … Continue reading When Life is Bad, God is Still Good
"Give thanks in everything" (1 Thessalonians 5:18 HCSB) I've been working through Max Lucado's book Before Amen, a book about the power of simple prayer. I LOVE this book and I love his pocket prayer. I have adopted this and use it daily. Today, I worked through his chapter "Thank You" and couldn't wait to … Continue reading Gratitude