#LegacyBible

My grandmother passed away when I was 17. Days later, when family were going through her things and dividing up each of the items she had kept for years, my mother asked if there was anything specific at my grandmother’s I really wanted. I could think of only one thing – her Bible. See, my grandmother’s … More #LegacyBible

He Makes All Things New

See, there were times that “wasteland” and “wilderness” could have been descriptors for my family situation. My Mom, while she was an amazing lady – fun, friendly, hilarious, quick to smile, quick to love – suffered and struggled, particularly with her health, both physical and mental… … More He Makes All Things New

On Feeling Helpless – Lessons Learned on the Water

  Helpless, powerless, stranded, fearful – no one wants to feel this way. Especially me. “He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless.” Isaiah 40:29 (NLT) Recently, my husband and I found ourselves stuck. On a beautiful Saturday afternoon, we took a canoe trip down the Mulberry River in Arkansas. It’s a stretch … More On Feeling Helpless – Lessons Learned on the Water

Three Simple Survival Tips for a Rough Mother’s Day

I’ve spent many Mother’s Day shopping trips standing front of a wall of cards perplexed.  Brow furrowed, I’ve stood there overwhelmed by a selection of “you’re the greatest mother ever” and “you’re my very best friend in the world, Mom” cards, not knowing what I could pick that would convey my sentiments well. See, Mother’s … More Three Simple Survival Tips for a Rough Mother’s Day