There is a concept especially popular in college basketball where some of the best high school players are offered scholarships to prestigious universities where they play for one year and move on to the NBA. The universities hope the players will help them win a championship; the players hope the university and the status/recognition they receive
Several months ago, a good friend of mine, a mentor, an amazing woman of God whom is one of the women in my life that I would like to emulate someday when I finally grow up, my pastor’s wife, emailed me to ask if I would be willing to share my “story”, my testimony at our
As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions. One person believes he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables. Let not the one who eats despise the one who abstains, and let not the one who abstains pass judgment on the one
This past weekend Ben and I were able to go on a date night! Yippee! So good to spend time together as I know it will be, in all reality, a couple of months before an evening alone will happen again. We are entering another school year and the busiest season of the year is underway.
Appointments. Appointments. Another summertime activity before school begins again. So off we’ve gone over the last few weeks to the pediatrician for the kids’ yearly exams (where, by the way, their doc informed me, much to my children’s delight, that I am now officially the lowest in stature by at least an inch within our home),
We have three new “dares” to journey through together over the weekend and into next week. This will most likely be the last set of challenges I add for about a week, (I know, I know…good!, huh?!) because Ben and I are gearing up to help our youth pastor take many of our church’s middle schoolers to
To Wear or Not to Wear A couple of review “dares” for today and then one that is close to my heart… 1. Dare to be there as your husband’s number one supporter day in and day out AND when he’s going through a rough time. Try to overlook insult when he’s grumpy
Ugh…parenting is hard. It is what God has called me to, but that certainly doesn’t mean it’s easy. And it’s certainly not any easier when I lay condemnation and guilt trips on myself. But, that’s where I found myself again this evening. Tonight at AWANA at our church, Nathan had “Western Wear” night.
I’m such a strange dichotomy of self-assurance and skepticism, praying half the time that God will help me to be humble when I get too puffed up and the other half the time praying that God will give me confidence when I am overly doubtful of myself. I’m not sure if it is my struggle