Too Busy to Wait

Too Busy to Wait

hourglassI use to think I was so busy.

My single years were kept busy working overtime at my much-loved job. I was involved in children’s ministries at my church. I tried to stay in the social ring, although I’m really not the social butterfly some might think. Fast forward to my married-with-no-kids years – we traveled a lot and invested as much time and energy as we could into the teenagers at church. Being a part of an active church certainly kept me and my husband very busy. It was about this time I believe I started to mistake busyness for a badge of honor. Busyness meant I was productive and actually doing something with my life. 
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The Best Advice I’ve Received as a Mom

The Best Advice I’ve Received as a Mom

“Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man’s friend by hearty counsel.” Proverbs 27:9

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As a young mom, scared out of her wits at times over this huge, imperative task of raising children for the glory of God, I find comfort and relief from two things: the nearness of the Lord after my cry for wisdom, and the endearing counsel of godly friends. Read more

The Lost Art of Discernment

The Lost Art of Discernment

My little boy just turned four months old and everyday he becomes more aware of his surroundings. His eyes and ears are constantly perking up with interest. Soon he’ll be able to identify shapes, colors and animal names and sounds. Unfortunately, I can’t just download all that information into his head, but rather he must learn it…a process which takes time and practice.

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