Prayer for Wisdom

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No matter which season of life you are in, whether raising toddlers, teens, or trying to honor elderly mothers, you need wisdom! Right? I think in my journey of motherhood I must have cried out for wisdom one hundred times … Read More

Surrendering Your Child

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The most terrifying night of my life was in Kenya, East Africa as my first born daughter (18 moths) lay sick in a hospital crib. Steve and I were missionaries at the time and Bethany had caught both a virus … Read More

Wanna move beyond envy? Stop Comparing.

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Since Mother’s Day is this week we’ll be focusing on different aspects of motherhood this week and our relationships with our mothers.  When I was writing Freedom From Performing I did an informal poll with about 50 women asking them, “In … Read More

No blog the next few days

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Hi Friends,   Steve and I are going out of town for the next two days. We’ll be going to a house in the mountains to pray and write.  I won’t be able to upload my blog over the next … Read More

What are you craving?

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We are hungry for so many things aren’t we? Love, affirmation, success, affluence, influence, just to name a few. I don’t know about you but often when I have intense cravings I turn to the wrong thing. If I’m craving … Read More


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Confessing our sins is something we don’t often talk about in evangelical circles.  But – confession is a wonderful cleansing practice. As I have been studying the life of David, I read Psalm 51 this morning.  Psalm 51 was written … Read More

Struggling with self-dbout?

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“My heart is confident in you, O God; My heart is confident. No wonder I sing your praises!” Psalm 57:7 (NLV) I’ll be the first to admit, I have confidence problems. Self-doubt can sabotage my sense of well being especially … Read More

Praising God in the Dark and Dreary

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This morning, when the alarm went off, I must admit I was less than enthusiastic about getting up. Usually Colorado is bright and sunny. Apparently, we get about 300 days of sunshine per year. But, the last few weeks we’ve … Read More

Faithlift For Broken Hearts

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  Infertility is one of life’s greatest sorrows. Many friends I know have struggled with the inability to conceive. This was the plight of Hannah. (I Samuel 1:1-18) Every year she went to Shiloh to worship the Lord with her … Read More

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