For the Down-Trodden Mommy

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I’ve been feeling a bit overwhelmed.  And down-trodden.  And burnt out. Then the Lord was gracious enough to reveal to me a passage from the Bible that has turned my life up-side down. Then you will call, and the Lord will answer; you will cry for help, and he will say:  Here am I. If […]

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The Lord is Jealous of My (Nap)Time

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When we first moved here, and I became a stay-at-home mommy for the first time in my life, I decided I needed to organize my time. So I delegated Mondays for grocery shopping. Tuesdays we would go to the library. Wednesday was for Bible study. Thursday was a free day; I could either squeeze something […]

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Two Very Different Views on Children

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A picture of the Dugger family after their 17th child was born. The mother was quoted saying, “We’d love to have more” just thirty minutes after delivering little Jennifer Danielle. A billboard in China which translates into, “Have less children, have a better life.” China’s family planning commission is trying to tone down their reminders […]

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How Often Do You Think God Directly Intervenes?

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I was washing diapers today. Let’s rewind. I was washing clothes yesterday. I put in the detergent. I poured the Downy into the Downy ball. I put in the clothes. I closed the washer and walked away. I completely forgot about the Downy ball. It remained on the counter unseen until the end of the […]

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Overcoming Demons

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I recently started reading Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis and it has opened my eyes to the spiritual world around me. The Bible and pastors may speak of demons in this world, but somehow it didn’t sink in until I picked up this book (and I’m only on chapter three!). In this book, Lewis tells […]

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