The home pregnancy test showed an electric blue stripe. Pregnant. Definitely pregnant—and at the worst possible time in our married life. For months I cried and called out to God. He met me in my pleas and led me to His words for help.
Goal-setting is a powerful and important tool for growing in our careers and personal lives. Here are some helpful steps to take when making goals and changing routines. With these steps, you will be positioned to actually keep those New Year’s resolutions.
We live in a divided world and sometimes the division is right at home—or at work—or with our neighbor. Jesus lived in a divided world too. But this Christmas, we can start the way he did—by inviting others to come close—regardless of opinions, politics, or religious background.
We come to Christmas—with aches in our souls and longings we hope are fulfilled. The beauty of Advent is we can experience both comfort and joy, both sorrow and victory, both ache and hope—as we wait for Jesus’ return.
Does the season of preparing for Christmas really have to be so stressful? What is the purpose of Advent? In “Searching for Advent” I share my longing for spiritual rootedness and what it means for my family this year—in hopes we all slow down and remember.