Flying Blind

Have you ever heard of the term "flying blind"? This expression dates from World War II, when it was used by pilots who could not see the horizon and therefore had to rely on instruments. I've used this term so many times in my life when I knew I was following the Lord's plan for [...]


Have you ever had a day where it seemed like nothing is going right? You're "spinning the plates" as fast as you can but sure that some are about to hit the ground. Maybe you are overwhelmed as a mom ... as a wife ... at your job. There's just so much to be done [...]

Foundation Season

Waiting. It's one of the most difficult things we have to do as Christians. Waiting for the right job, the right spouse, the right home... waiting on the desires of our hearts can feel like a never ending sit in a cold, lonely doctor's office waiting room. I was praying a few nights ago about [...]

God In A Mom

I recently attended the home going celebration of the mother of a dear friend of mine.  (I know this may seem strange but I really like going to funerals.  It's a time of honoring the one who has moved to Heaven and it becomes a time that I reflect on my own life.) Anyway, my [...]


Anyone else out there guilty of being a tiny bit of a control freak? If we're being vulnerable for a minute, then I have both of my hands raised. If you have your hand raised too, do you ever find yourself struggling to trust God because His plans for you aren't lining up with your [...]

He Gives Power

"He gives power to the weak and strength to the powerless."  Isaiah 40:29 Unloading my dishwasher recently, I was rehearsing the same situation over and over, feeling completely powerless to DO something about it.  I don't like that feeling.  Powerless.  Powerless defined is - devoid of strength or resources; lacking the authority or capacity to [...]