“Make every mistake a new mission to grow.”

I was overjoyed to receive a copy of Being Me from A to Z  by Lauren Kukla and Aviel Basil. This book not only teaches the alphabet, but “inspires kids to be their best selves.”

Letter M was one of our favorites! “M is for mistakes—yes, make them you will, missteps and missed chances and milk that you spill. You’ll hurt someone’s feelings, you’ll step on a toe. Make every mistake a new mission to grow.” Read More

Hagar: When God Sees and Hears the Cry of Your Heart.

Most of us are familiar with the Biblical story of Sarah. She and Abraham were married but unable to conceive. God made a big promise to Abraham—that he would have a son and heir. That promise was Sarah getting pregnant at a very old age and giving birth to Issac. But do you know the story of Hagar? Hagar was Sarah’s Egyptian slave girl and ultimately the innocent victim of Sarah’s desperation to see God’s promise fulfilled. Read More

Prayer For My Daughter

I never imagined I would have a daughter. I love having boys and figured God tailor made me for that role—filling their days with stories of Gideon, Samson, David, Daniel, Jesus, Apostle Paul—to name a few heroic men of the Bible. 

Now, I am a mother longing to impart the knowledge and strength of biblical women to my daughter. Women of the Bible faced overwhelming odds, found strength, faith, and courage to join God’s story.  Read More