parenting by faith

Parenting by Faith: Adolescence.

This week I am privileged to guest post at Revealing the Story, a fresh blog filled with stories written by women with lives just like yours and mine. So head on over to read the rest of this post, “Parenting by Faith: Adolescence” and prepare to be blessed by the rich mix of contributors at this sweet site.    Lord, please tell me what to …

Connecting with God

Do you ever feel like your attempt at connecting with God is one-sided? I sure do. Here is a typical morning for me: I wake up early, stumble out of bed and slip on my shoes for my morning workout. When I return, I grab a cup of coffee–extra hot–pick up my Bible and notebook and begin my quiet time. …

Prayer: What You May Be Missing

Does this describe your prayer life? Buzzing through prayer because the rest of your day is more exciting to consider. Making mental to-do lists while mouthing rote prayers to God. Slipping prayer in around errands — if you remember to pray at all. For many of us, our prayer life lacks depth and life. It can even become boring. So what are we missing? Time? …

Experiencing More of God's Power

Despite my best efforts, life’s been getting away from me. My husband described it best: “You spend your time playing catch up, staying up late, waking up tired, then going through the day sliding sideways . . . ” It’s true. I’m working hard, but can’t gain any traction. Even with a regular quiet time, I spend too many days ruled by the tyranny of the urgent. …