Abiding in Jesus

I’m exhausted. As the mother of three sons 7, 5, and 2, a wife, a teacher, and writer, life can often seem overwhelming. Blogs, Facebook, and magazines seem to tell me I can have it all. I can do it all. If I try hard enough, try this organization method, try this product, I can… Continue reading Abiding in Jesus

Five Minute Friday


Comfort. Where does one find comfort? From reading my students' introduction letters this week, I can plainly see that most are trying to find comfort. Their goals for after school almost always include a family, a nice home with some land, and enough money to be comfortable. I find comfort in a warm cup of… Continue reading Comfort

God's Stories

When I Started Listening

Have you ever spoken or chanted a set of words to get yourself through a challenging or frightening situation? Just last week I responded, “I think I can” when someone asked me if I was going to make it through the rest of the school year; and “I can do anything through Christ who strengthens me” (Phil 4:13) are words that help me take a deep breath and keep marching forward....