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My Jesus Story

My Jesus Story

I thought I didn’t have much of a story to share, but Jesus said, “Go Tell.” It’s not about how great my story is (or is not) but about HIS story.

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God Whispers

God Whispers

How was I going to hear God? How would I hear His “WHISPER” to me? I remembered those verses from John 10, “I am the good Shepherd. I know my own and my own know me,” and realized it was by knowing Him that I would hear Him.

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Who Do I Say Jesus Is?

Jesus’ question to Peter reverberates through history and into my own heart, begging an answer from me as surely as from Peter. How I answer His question “Who do you say that I am?” is as much about me as it is about Him.

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My Near Death Experience

My Near Death Experience

There’s nothing like a near-death experience to make you look long and hard at your life and decide if how you’re living is how Jesus wants you to live. That moment happened for me five months ago today, when my husband and I took our younger daughters to go horseback riding.

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Apple Juice On Tap

God could easily respond with a big, loud NO when we cry to Him. But He doesn’t. He is quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger.

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The Game Changer

Sometimes life is great. We wake up refreshed, energized, and ready to tackle a new day. But sometimes, let’s just admit it: life is really hard. A new day dawns, and we’re tempted to pull the covers over our heads and hide. I feel the depths of this in my life, and I...

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A Mother’s Glory in Discipleship

How far does a momma’s influence reach? When does she get to see whether her light and life make a difference? How can she know if her children will choose to follow the Lord? We mommas disciple our children. However, much as we would like, we cannot...

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Women of the Mirrors Reflecting God’s Glory

What does it look like to reflect God in this world? And what sacrifice am I willing to make to do this? A very literal example of this in Scripture has captured my heart. During the time of the Exodus, the Israelites were in the wilderness, recent...

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What Is Your Name?

God’s hears our voices when we cry - - - but do we listen for His? I have some barnyard beauties who show me what that ought to look like. Down in the chicken fortress are my chicken girls, some of whom I inherited from a lovely neighbor, some of which I...

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Listen Like a Chicken

God’s hears our voices when we cry - - - but do we listen for His? I have some barnyard beauties who show me what that ought to look like. Down in the chicken fortress are my chicken girls, some of whom I inherited from a lovely neighbor, some of which I...

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He Knows Your Name

Does God hear us when we cry? One night, a real life example showed me that, yes - yes, He does. It was the middle of the night, and Kelly and I were both awake. An urgent phone call had required us to leave the warm covers, but now, emergency subsiding,...

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There’s Always Time

There’s Always Time

“Do you want to get up and read God’s Holy Word with me?” I asked my two sleepyheads as they snuggled ‘neath their cozy covers. “I don’t have time,” whispered one little voice, as she was already thinking about all the animals she needed to take care of before leaving...

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