A Plan for You

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD. “Plans to prosper you and not to harm you. Plans to give you a hope and a future.”  (Jeremiah 29:11) If you feel disheartened, discouraged or anything in that “what’s the point or why bother?” category, cling to […]

Is There An Unopened Gift Under that Tree?

It’s a day of wrapping paper scraps strewn about, noise, laughter, music in the background, nibbling on sugar-filled treats throughout the day, being with with family and friends. It’s a day of appreciation, a day of gathering around the colorful, sparkling pine to receive something new, watching those around you […]

Need New?

Do you ever wish you could be different? Maybe you long for a part of yourself to be different or changed…especially as moms, where we often find ourselves repeating patterns, behaviors or approaches that we may not like so much. This season can perhaps consider hunkering down into the truth […]

The Song You Aren’t Singing

We are all singing different songs today, aren’t we? Perhaps you are far from feeling like you want to sing or your song isn’t very cheery. Some songs are more like cries or pleas that come from a scared, desperate or concerned place, either for our children, loved ones, or […]

Oh, for a Little Truth

What “truth” are you listening to right now? Something someone said or did that is hard to release?  Are you hearing  a voice inside that lures you to believe something discouraging about yourself or that pulls you in a direction you are not quite sure you are comfortable going in? […]

How is God Potty Training You?

Potty Training is messy, isn’t it, moms? Remember when you were teaching your child how to master this? Sometimes aspects of life are yucky and uncomfortable…we want clean, comfortable, familiar and quick. When our toddlers want the comfort of their diaper, we know we need to encourage them through this […]

Bread Trucks, Pursuit and Rest

 As seen on themomcafe In the movie, My Best Friend’s Wedding, starring Julia Roberts, a conversation between Robert’s platonic pal, George (Rupert Everett) and Julianne (Roberts) suggests that it’s a man’s job to pursue the woman in a dating relationship. The fact that this lecture takes place as Julianne is […]