Abiding

Saturday in the South: A Story of Timing and Trust

Saturday in the South: A Story of Timing and Trust

I was sweating even before 10 in the morning, trying to finish my morning coffee, but deciding it was just too hot.  My daughter had her toys spread out on her blanket, playing, while the rest of us chatted and cheered. We spent two baseball games like this before leaving the complex for lunch. As [...]

10 Things you need to know to Understand Teachers.

So this week is Teacher Appreciation Week, which probably means it is Nurse Appreciation Week and maybe a few other thankless professions that somehow get lumped all in one week, because people know we will do our job no matter what.   So, sorry if I am coming off a little bitter here.  I don’t [...]

Good Habits: How to Create a Bible Study Habit

Good Habits: How to Create a Bible Study Habit

I can’t say this enough.  If you are not happy, content, satisfied in your Christian life… If you feel like you are missing something… If you feel unfulfilled…  I bet you are not reading the Bible as you should. I have been a Christian for 29 years, but it wasn’t until about 5 years ago [...]

#Momlife and 10 Things I am Going to Miss

#Momlife and 10 Things I am Going to Miss

Life is crazy and with kids, many times it is down right insane.  Today, I will leave my house at 6:20 in the morning and I probably won’t make it home until after nine, and we will still need showers and I will have to do a host of other things to prepare for tomorrow. [...]

Life after the Cross

Life after the Cross

Spring break is over.  Easter is just a recent memory.  Life is back to normal. The anticipation of Easter and relaxed family time has been replaced with busy baseball days, standardized testing stress, and a general lack of sleep.  All the other things spring really means. Even as I sit here, I feel a stress-induced [...]