My Mama Heart: RELEASE

“Trust in Him at all times, O people; Pour out your heart before Him; God is a refuge for us. Selah.”  Psalm 62:8, NASB Dear Readers, I just dropped my baby girl off at her first community college class. I’m sitting in the parking lot writing this post and wondering where the years have gone. This […]

Moms & Mentors: A Word About Clinging

“For he clung to the LORD; he did not depart from following Him, but kept His commandments, which the LORD had commanded Moses.” 2 Kings 18:6, NASB When I read the word ‘clung,’ I picture a small boy peeking out from his mother’s skirt or a tiny girl hanging on to her father’s hand. Like the […]

Moms & Mentors: Mistakes Made & Lessons Learned

Dear Readers, I’m pleased to share that I’m guest posting today on Intentional Parenting, a blog written by my friend, Carole Sparks. We met at a writer’s conference in 2015, and she recently invited me to share some thoughts with her readers. I’d love for you to visit her site, read my post, and browse her material. You […]

Moms & Mentors: Encouragement for the Weary

Photos by Steve Bachman. © 2016. Used with permission.   “I will give Thee thanks with all my heart; I will sing praises to Thee before the gods. I will bow down toward Thy holy temple, And give thanks to Thy name for Thy lovingkindness and Thy truth; For Thou hast magnified Thy word according […]

Moms & Mentors: Should I Feel Guilty?

photo credit: Making vegetarian green bean soup, cook, young woman in a brown shirt, pot, kitchen, Breitenbush Hot Springs, Breitenbush, Oregon, USA via photopin (license)   “Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6, Nasb Yesterday we made soup together, […]

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