Parenting

The Day My Foster Son Leaned Into Me

Andrew won’t remember this moment, and God willing his body will forget the scarring on his heart. But for these past three years he has carried the trauma.

Wives, Your Husband is a Son of God

Learn how when we rightly view our husbands as sons of God we can shift our heart posture to one of love, honor, and respect as we serve them and minister to them.

Being Famous to Your Family

Episode #29 – Jay and Jess are back this week, a little late because of corn-plant, discussing the importance of being famous to your family.

The Misbehaviors of Some Tired Folks

Episode #26 – This week, Jay and Jess return from Hawaii on an exhausting red-eye flight that sets the tone for a brutal, exhausting week of sickness and addiction deprivation.

God’s Word for Your Challenging Child

I often questioned if her particular character traits were God-instilled, or if perhaps (and maybe that’s the deep, dark part of all moms) I had done something in her upbringing to cause such fragile emotions.

Planting Tomatoes

As with any seed that is planted, there is a growth process that goes on without the gardener’s hands being involved. And that process ultimately brings about a crop.

Finding God

And it dawned on me—I had never learned how to rely on God, despite growing up in church and being surrounded by God’s Truth.

No One Warned Me

Now here we are with both of our boys. Both miracles. Both precious. Both so very loved. But my mama heart is overwhelmed.

Dear Christian Parent

There is no guarantee that they will choose to follow God, but they will know everything I can teach them about Him.

I am Not the Mom

They just need a safe home for the time being. It seems to be no big deal when kids don’t use the title of “mom”  for me.

Lessons in Motherhood

You have been specifically chosen by the hand of God to be the mom to the children you have been given. God doesn’t make mistakes. 

“What are you trying to prove?”

So why yes, man at Costco, I am trying to prove something to this world. My children are proof that God’s ways are good. That He is multigenerational.

A Can Of Thanksgivings

Within the can are treasured memories to the Lord. I don’t think He minds the can being so plain. He received pleasure from the messages from the hearts of His children.