grace, motherhood, Uncategorized

Welcome to Part 2 of the post Bless the Lord in the 31-day series Speak Praise. As we saw on Day 6 of this series, I began a new habit with our child that changed my perspective in a profound way. I mentioned in Part 1 how the Lord was prompting me to add a…

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love, motherhood, Uncategorized

 He has brought me to the banquet hall, and his banner over me is love.   –Song of Solomon 2:4 Today, I felt less than victorious. The mess of life was too much. I left a pile of mess behind me when I shut that door. Breakfast table strewn with cereal box, crumbs, and soiled, empty coffee…

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motherhood, Uncategorized

www.jesshekmanphotography.com Oh, the night wakings. Any mother of young children can sympathize with the perpetual exhaustion that follows many sleepless nights. When our little girl was an infant people told me eventually she would sleep through the night…We’re still waiting for that. She’s four. God seems to use these long nights to speak to me.…

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grace, motherhood, peace, Uncategorized

When troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow… –James 1:2-4 He didn’t have to but he did, answering a prayer long hoped for, bending down to become small,…

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