Identity in Christ, Missional Motherhood

Words of Wisdom for the Future Generation of Women

I have three young daughters.  A family outing isn’t complete without hearing comments like, “You've got your hands full,” or “Whew, Dad, those teenage years are going to be tough,” or my personal favorite, “What pretty little girls; they’re going to be heartbreakers, for sure.” Molding today’s young girls into tomorrow’s mature women is significantly… Continue reading Words of Wisdom for the Future Generation of Women

Missional Motherhood

3 Things to Teach Our Children about God’s Holiness

“Mom, she (her sister) said that if I look at God, my eyes will burn out!” exclaimed my daughter. Just another typical afternoon fulfilling my roles as chauffeur and referee to my three children. Recalling that the girls had recently studied the story of Moses and the burning bush (Exodus 3:1-17), I was grateful to… Continue reading 3 Things to Teach Our Children about God’s Holiness

Awaken Our Hearts, Heavenly Minded Lifestyle, Missional Motherhood

3 Reasons Children Need to See Their Parents Wrestle with Their Faith

I've never been one to shy away from difficult conversations, believing that hard truths and awkward situations should be addressed swiftly and directly by using logic and facts. And then, I became a parent. Children ask tough questions—questions that need solid answers. In our family, our daughters' inquiries often revolve around the subject of faith.… Continue reading 3 Reasons Children Need to See Their Parents Wrestle with Their Faith

Equip our Minds, Missional Motherhood

10 Prayers of Protection for Children Returning to School

As a student, I looked forward to the start of a new school year. I am obsessed with school supplies, welcome new beginnings, and am always eager to fill my brain with information. In my youth, it never occurred to me that returning to the classroom brought dread, anxiousness, and worry for many students, especially… Continue reading 10 Prayers of Protection for Children Returning to School

Equip our Minds, Missional Motherhood

5 Things to Remember When Your Children Ask Tough Questions

I recently read that the average American spends about an hour a day in the car. For mothers of school-aged children, the amount doubled. And in some cases, the amount of time tripled, which led me to question if I was making the most of "car time" with my children. Answer: not often enough, so… Continue reading 5 Things to Remember When Your Children Ask Tough Questions

Equip our Minds, Missional Motherhood

Hello God? Are you Listening?

Devotion first appeared on Choosing Him Ministries. I wearily walked back into the restaurant, my thoughts dark and my heart heavy. Suddenly, our server appeared with a note—a note with the exact words I needed at that very moment. It wasn't a coincidence. It wasn't just a random act of kindness. It was God speaking… Continue reading Hello God? Are you Listening?

Missional Motherhood

Can you love your children and still want a break?

Do you ever feel guilty because of your desire to have a break from your kids? Motherhood is demanding, draining, and difficult. If you have ever asked, "Can I love my children and still want some time away?" This post is for you!

Equip our Minds, Missional Motherhood

Does God Have a Plan for COVID-19?

“Momma, does God have a plan for COVID-19?” “Yes” I squeaked out, hoping that for once, she did not have a follow-up question. Before the "s" left my lips, the words, “Well, what is it, then?” already hung in the air. What my daughter really wanted to know was this: Does God know about COVID-19,… Continue reading Does God Have a Plan for COVID-19?