• Lies And The Loss Of Liberty

    As I was out with my children, I ran into one of my old Zumba instructors’ whose class I used to take at the YMCA. We weren’t friends but we recognized each other and began to talk. Her first question…

  • Finding Contentment In The New Year

    Scrolling through my news feed it looks like everyone is doing something. And doing it well. These days it seems like everything around me is screaming “be something”, “make your voice heard”, “run towards the applause”. I can’t help but…

  • 10 {Biblically Based} Ways To Be Happier

    1. Recognize your imperfection We are imperfect people being sanctified and saved by a perfect God. This is the gospel in a nutshell. I’m reminded of a clip I watched of Chris Pratt accepting an MTV movie award in 2018.…

  • Spiritual Warfare On The Playground

    I held my baby on one hip as I looked up at my oldest daughter straining to meet me as she reached out her hand, groaning a fearful “M-o-m-m-y!” There she was, stuck in the enclosed playground at a local…

  • How To Respond When God Calls You To Stick It Out

    I listened to a friend lament how a recent change at work had flipped her joy upside down. What had begun as little things quickly moved to big annoying distractions. As we talked about options and wrestled through whether the…