The lack of rain has caused the plants in my garden to cry out for refreshment. We often find ourselves in similar situations spiritually. When we are not leaning in close to God, it's easy for our spirits to feel dry. Join me at Faith on Every Corner today as I share about remaining rooted … Continue reading Remain Rooted in Him
Social media is completely out of control. Truth and lies are shared interchangeably, and sometimes it's hard to know which is which. Fear and panic are widespread, and discouraging messages abound. What we view and listen to impacts us. It influences our hearts and minds, which spills over into our thoughts and actions. At the … Continue reading The Voices We Listen to Matter
I've spent an entire decade as Mrs. Lewis. That seems so long, and yet these years have gone by in the blink of an eye. Michael and I met during our freshman year at college. He was a squirrely kid, but man, was he an amazing friend. He liked me long before I returned those … Continue reading A Decade of Marriage
I can easily relate to Peter in the Bible. His humanity is clearly shown when Jesus calls him out onto the water, but so is God's power. Join me at Faith on Every Corner as I share about keeping our eyes focused on God when the waves rise around us.
It has been two months since we first received word that schools were going to be temporarily closed due to COVID-19.My family and I were on our way up to the mountains for a weekend getaway when we got the news, and we had to explain to the girls that they would not be at … Continue reading Grace in Our Time of Need
Sweet girl, Your four-year-old body doesn’t fit on my lap like it used to. You’re scrunched up, and your legs dangle over the side of my chair, but I will hold you here as long as you’d like. Your body isn’t as wriggly as it was a few years ago. Maybe you’re like me and … Continue reading Soaking Up the Fleeting Moments
Just the other week, my four-year-old had a hard time going to sleep because of a thunderstorm. She kept coming out of her room and wanted to cuddle up with me. I desperately wanted her to go to bed, but I could tell she needed reassurance that everything was going to be okay. Nothing about … Continue reading Finding Peace in the Storm
If you've ever felt like you've lost yourself to motherhood, you're not alone. It might feel as though you're invisible and no one sees everything you do. Join me at Her View From Home today for some encouragement for your heart.
There I was, lying in bed at the end of another day. Another day of not stepping out and doing what God had put on my heart to do. Another day of wasted opportunities.“I’ll do it tomorrow,” I whispered to myself. But that day passed, and so did the next and the next. Days turned … Continue reading Another Wasted Opportunity
A prayer for everyone who has had a tough year… Lord, I come to you broken, ready for this year to end but fearful of what the next year holds. This year has been filled with challenges and disappointments I never thought I’d face. But even in the midst of darkness, your light has been … Continue reading Prayer of Reflection Before a New Year
Have you ever been discouraged by all the evil in the world? Have you ever been discouraged by all the problems around us? The sad truth is that we live in a broken and fallen world. We live in a world that has sin, and because of that, there will always be evil, brokenness, and … Continue reading Reaching the Broken
We all find ourselves facing uncertainties from time to time. When we try to rely on our own strength, it's defeating. Instead, let's lean into the power of God. If you are in a season of uncertainty, I pray that this prayer encourages your soul. Lord, what you are calling me into, I know I … Continue reading In the Midst of Uncertainty
Today I am sharing encouragement on Her View From Home. I have seen my husband teach, guide, and love our daughters so well, and I wanted to speak encouragement to his heart. This is for all the dads out there raising daughters to follow after Christ. Those girls are blessed to have your example! "How … Continue reading Encouragement to Dads of Girls
Today is the first official day of our new journey. Michael starts his seminary classes today. This is the first year we've been married that he's not spending the week setting up a classroom or attending in-service meetings. We are embarking on this unknown two-year journey, but we are excited for what is to come. … Continue reading A New Journey
We are all wired differently. We all have unique strengths, quirks, and weaknesses. We all have triumphs and tragedies. But as moms, we have all been called by God to parent those little ones in our lives. God knows exactly how to use us to raise young children to help further his kingdom. What kind … Continue reading What Kind of Mom are You?