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My Mother Was a Mail-Order Bride: A Journey to Find Beauty and Joy

By On May 21, 2018

Hear 4 Reasons Why It is Important to Give Yourself Grace… Read More


Be Very Gentle With Yourself: Three Whispers of God’s Love for Moms

By On May 15, 2018

I had a difficult childhood growing up. I didn’t have a mother I felt safe with emotionally. I didn’t grow up hearing words of approval and grace but criticism and guilt. Growing… Read More

The truth is, everyone longs to be beloved.

Giving Moms Permission To Rest (A Special Podcast with Kat Lee Inspired to Action)

By On June 25, 2015

Rest. It’s not something moms often give themselves permission to enjoy. But, making room for rest and prioritizing nurturing my heart hasn’t just changed my relationship with God.  It’s completely remade me… Read More


New Clothes For School: A Mommy’s Prayer

By On August 19, 2013

My friend Babette is from Holland. She didn’t understand why her American mommy friends were getting their knickers in a twist last week. I had brought over some strawberry pastries for us… Read More

Living In the Moment When All You Have Is The Here and Now

By On January 30, 2013

I’m not sure where I’m heading. The morning has barely breathed its warmth on the grass.  Winter still blankets the hillside, with tree limbs stretching out and bare, like the arms of… Read More

Feed Your Soul :: { Day 23 } As a Mom

By On October 23, 2011

  Instead of keeping a list of criticisms we collect on our motherhood, what if we started noticing what God notices? Life is not a test. But, my days as mom with… Read More


The New You: Why Kindergarten Isn’t Just For Kids

By On September 26, 2011

When you’re unsure about changes ahead and how it would shape a new you, what encourages you to keep going? You’d think I was serving him his last meal. “What do you… Read More