I’m not a really big fan of games, but from time to time my family twists my arm and makes me play with them. If I do have to play a game I have my favorites; Scrabble, Boggle, and Taboo top the list. Notice a theme? I love words and word games.
To celebrate the first day of summer vacation my kids and I went to the movies yesterday. We love a good story, and God often uses story to show me truths about who He is and provide me with great conversations to have with my kids about our faith. Yesterday was one of those experiences.
Last week Dave Frey from Sidewalk Prophets was in studio with us talking about his new single “Keep Making Me” and the story behind the song. He quoted C. S. Lewis “To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken.
“We spend more time talking about how wonderful it is to hide under His wings than actually finding refuge there. ” Angie Smith We sat in the gazebo in the middle of forty beautiful acres with open books on our laps discussing chapter five of “Chasing God”.
One Easter tradition is getting new clothes to wear. This year my Easter outfit has a bit of a different meaning. I bought a new shirt last week. I know, buying a new shirt is not really blog-worthy; but sometimes it is. You see, six months ago I wouldn’t have bought the shirt.
Sometimes I pray crazy prayers. Prayers that I mean at the time but then later I wonder. What was I thinking? Three years ago I prayed a crazy prayer. At the time it made sense to me, I had just went throughout the hardest thing of my life.
Spring is finally starting to spring up around here. I love the winter, and snow is my favorite, but even I am ready for warmer days and signs of new life.
I’m learning that it’s a lot easier to believe something with your mind than with your heart. For example, if you’re a single woman on Valentine’s week it’s really hard to make your heart believe that Jesus is better than any earthly man you could ever meet or fall in love with.
We walked through the dark valley together, Jesus and I. It was the hardest two years of my life, the two years after my husband decided he didn’t want to be married anymore. The two years when nothing was stable except the Rock of Christ Jesus.
Sometimes warriors wear high heels and tiaras and carry flowers. Last week my friend Jennifer and I had the honor of getting to help celebrate the accomplishments of some of our favorite young women at Saving Grace.