Seasons of Life – Part 4

This is the final installment of the “Seasons of Life” series.  You can catch up by reading the other parts at the links below: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 We wrapped up yesterday with the idea that we can’t live as victims to our circumstances.  Even when circumstances are hard, God is bigger than…

How Big is God? Post-it Note #74

My 4 year old is fascinated with knowing how big God is? “How big is God, Mommy?  Is He bigger than a car?” “Yes, Bria, He’s bigger than a car. “Is He bigger than a house?” “Yes, Baby, He’s bigger than a house.” “Is He bigger than EVERYTHING?” “You know we live on earth and…

The Long Look…Post-it Note #46

I once ran a half-marathon and managed pretty well until mile 10 when the jarring pain caused me to pray for the rapture…..NOW!  I knew I had to finish even through the pain, so I kept thinking about the ice-pack and ibuprofen waiting at the end.  Sometimes you just have to take a long look…

Post-it Note #34: Hurting Hearts for the Holidays

6 years ago I had a baby right in the midst of the Thanksgiving festivities.  Five years ago I miscarried a baby in the midst of Thanksgiving preparations.  Sometimes the holidays bring great joy and full hearts.  Sometimes they remind us of loss because it glares more when families are gathered and there are empty…

Post-it Note #13: What’s Really Important?

Sunday mornings are kind of tough around here.  It’s hectic.  This past weekend was no different.  There were the clothes to iron and the 5 kids to feed and get dressed.  Squabbles to break up and constant reminding that it’s time to brush their teeth.  Looking for shoes for daughter #3 for the umpteeth time….