All “mommy-guilt” was pushed aside yesterday while I sat as a proud parent watching this child— this child whom God put into my path some 11 years ago— promote from elementary into middle school. All of the doubt I felt this past school year of not being a good enough parent or not “having it … Continue reading Moments that Matter
Do you struggle with comparison to other moms? Do you get down on yourself for not being more like them? Do you heap guilt upon yourself for not having it all together? Well if so, then you are not alone. This post will hopefully help you free yourself from the dreaded mommy-guilt and replace it with grace.
“Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” John 15:13 NKJV Heavenly Father, in Honor of this Memorial Day I want to pray over those who serve and protect us. I lift up all the men and women who valiantly serve this great country. I pray for … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Memorial Day Prayer
I opened my computer the other day and this little reminder popped up. Wow, 7 years ago I started this blog. 7 years ago I had a desire in my heart to encourage and uplift others. What started out in my eyes as a simple blog to motivate women, was in God's eyes so much … Continue reading 7 Years Strong!
"Indeed, the very hairs on your head are all numbered. Don't be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows." Luke 12:7 (NIV) Heavenly Father, how humbling to know that my Creator knows me intimately. How beautiful a thing to know that you are not too great of a God to not be bothered by … Continue reading Meditation Monday: I Am Worth More
“When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them? You have made them a little lower than the angels and crowned them with glory and honor.” Psalm … Continue reading Meditation Monday: The Work of Your Fingers
"But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint." Isaiah 40:31 (NLT) Heavenly Father, thank you for being my strength and my shield (Psalm 28:7). In you I put all of my … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Renewed Strength
“My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God?” Psalm 42:2 (NIV) Heavenly Father, you are the only one who quenches my soul. When my bones are dry and brittle you breathe new life into them (Ezekiel 37:5). When I'm as barren as a desert, you replenish … Continue reading Meditation Monday: My Soul Thirsts
"and He said to them, "Thus it is written, that the Christ would suffer and rise again from the dead the third day, and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem." Luke 24:46-47 (NASB) Heavenly Father, thank you for the precious gift of … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Proclaim in His name
(Repost from previous blog post, a refreshing reminder) “Nothing in all creation is hidden from God. Everything is naked and exposed before his eyes, and he is the one to whom we are accountable.” (Hebrews 4:13 NLT) Heavenly Father, you are our omnipotent, omnipresent, and glorious God. You see it all--the good, the bad and … Continue reading Meditation Monday: Exposed