Day 7: July 13, 2017 But if I say I’ll never mention the LORD or speak in his name, his word burns in my heart like a fire. It’s like a fire in my bones! I am worn out trying to hold it in! I can’t do it! Jeremiah 20:9 NLT It’s been seven straight… Continue reading Writing is My Therapy
Day 6: July 12, 2017 From my childhood, I have heard the story of Shadrach, Meshach, Abednego and the fiery furnace. As an adult, I thought I knew everything there was to know about it, and quite frankly, I felt like I had outgrown it. Until I heard someone highlight the verse that would later… Continue reading A Childhood Story Revisited
Even If Day 5: July 11, 2017 On March 3, 2017, we found out there was a spot on Austin’s brain that may be a new tumor. A little over a month later, days before Easter, the doctor called to tell us that it was indeed a relapse of his medulloblastoma – brain cancer. The… Continue reading Even If
Day 1: July 7, 2017 I have been holding back my words. It has been months since I have written a blog post – since before we found out Austin’s cancer had relapsed. I wrote in the “waiting,” but then when we knew, I just couldn’t bring myself to write. I couldn’t put anything into… Continue reading The Writing Challenge
“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.” Philippians 4:4 ESV1 The sun rose bright and early on this beautiful Monday morning. But it’s still a Monday, and if you know me at all, you know Monday’s aren’t really my thing. I feel groggy from the activities of the weekend and stare down… Continue reading Can I Be Thankful Today?
Ok, so I try to avoid super controversial topics on here . . . Not because I am avoiding the truth, but because I think some discussions are better had face to face. But right now, as I’m reading through some posts made by some very popular Christian authors, I’m grieved. And I’m wondering .… Continue reading Can a Christian #PrayForOrlando?
I love my kids. And I feel called to homeschool them. “Train up a child in the way he should go” (Proverbs 22:6). “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” (2 Peter 3:18). These are very compelling arguments for homeschooling . . . these, and the cost of… Continue reading Confessions of a Homeschooling Mom