It’s crazy to think that this time last year I couldn’t articulate a goal beyond, “not die of sleep deprivation while my husband is deployed.” My son was struggling with extreme eczema, I was single parenting, packing for a PCS, and had no idea where we would land at the end of 2023. I can … More Goal setting: 2023
Non-Fiction / Family Discipleship: Habits of the Household – Practicing the Story of God in Everyday Family Rhythms by Justin Earley: I’ve never read a book that was both so convicting and encouraging at the same time. I felt understood and seen as a family, yet challenged and inspired to not just DO MORE, but … More My favorite books and audio books from 2023
A prayer for reflection: Father, as we look back on all the ways you have been sovereign over our lives, in the giving and withholding, the joy and pain, may we look back at our year through your eternal perspective. To know that your kind heart always has our good in mind. Whether to grow … More Five Reflections to ask yourself before you start goal setting!
I don’t normally pick a “word” for the year. I always have goals but never a word. This year it was a challenge of my Bible study to pray about a word, complete it with a correlating attribute of God and scripture. I thought about REST as I am naturally a “doer” and motherhood is … More To Cultivate
“I believe that God made me for a purpose. He made me for China. But He also made me fast. And when I run I feel His pleasure. To give it up would be to hold Him in contempt.” Eric Liddell, Scottish 400 meter gold medalist, missionary and martyr. I think admitting your dreams to … More Dreaming Outloud