Grace For All The Fumbling Mamas (Dads, Sons, and Daughters, too)

One night, I told my husband that I just did not understand God. I wasn’t accusing, but I was gut-level honest, because if I’m not, I start to wither. I said, “All our friends- I’m not talking nominal Christians, I’m talking the real deal, God chasers- they’re crying out to God for their kids as… Continue reading Grace For All The Fumbling Mamas (Dads, Sons, and Daughters, too)

Seeds

“Nothing feels right,” she had said before her hot tears started soaking through my clothes. And I knew how she felt. It was not the reaction I expected, but I held her. I didn’t try to make it better. I knew I couldn’t. Only God could make it better, make me better. Only then, could… Continue reading Seeds

How to Navigate Those Times When God Seems Far Away

Can I tell you a secret, one people don’t like to write blogs about? Sometimes I set aside time to be with the Lord and all I hear is… Nothing. Crickets chirping. Dogs barking outside my window. Kids pestering each other in the other room. I open my Bible or listen to my audio Bible… Continue reading How to Navigate Those Times When God Seems Far Away