friendship, love, motherhood

Why Vulnerability in Love is Worth the Risk

I don’t remember how many times I glanced at that lilac-colored flyer sitting on the counter—every time I’d talk myself out of calling the number on the back—but one thing I knew. I needed real connection. With the birth of my baby girl arrived the aching loneliness of motherhood. Those early days were sweetly tinged…

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God's word, motherhood, peace

Make the Morning Ready Ground

For shoes, put on the peace that comes from the Good News so that you will be fully prepared. {EPHESIANS 6:15} I look at the clock above the stove. Twenty minutes ’til eight. We’re ready, but where are her shoes? I’m talking to myself as usual (tell me I’m not the only one). I remind myself…

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One Thing You Need to Carry this School Year

He will feed his flock like a shepherd. He will carry the lambs in his arms, holding them close to his heart. He will gently lead the mother sheep with their young. {ISAIAH 40:11} This is it. Now entering a paradigm shift: baby days become school days. Take a deep breath, chin up, smile through…

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