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A Tale of Two Snow Days

It was Monday morning, and I breathed a sigh of relief as my boys boarded the school bus. After pouring myself a cup of coffee, IRead more »

God Has a Purpose for You

We traded the truth for a lie. We traded love for lust. We traded masculinity for weakness. We traded femininity for masculinity. We tradedRead more »

Advent Within Me: Waiting on my Baby… and the Messiah

I’m really bummed I’m not having a baby in time for Christmas. Well, knock on wood.  I’ll be 35 weeks at Christmas.  Which is aRead more »

When the Kids are Gone: Tips for Single Parents

Being a single mother is stressful. It’s challenging and chaotic. It’s so easy to be stretched too thin and exhausted. What’s even harder,Read more »

A Letter to Expectant Mothers

Dear Expectant Mother, Sitting in the doctor’s office, I picked up the latest parenting magazine. It was filled with articles aboutRead more »

My Baby’s Vocation: Reflecting on Pregnancy with the Benedictus

How do you even describe pregnancy? I’m 28 weeks pregnant. TWENTY-EIGHT WEEKS.  This baby is coming, and she is coming SOON. Read more »

That I Might Be Perfected In Him

That I Might Be Perfected in Him

by: Maurisa MayerleI believed that with my whole being, but what were His grand plans for me? In reality, He has chipped away at my ideasRead more »

Give the World Your Gifts

I’m not a writer by trade. In fact, English was always my worst subject. However, when I saw the call for single parent writers, IRead more »

Don’t Come In Yet, It’s A Mess!

Photo by Gades Photography on Unsplash Have you ever had that moment of panic when someone shows up at your door unexpectedly? You inviteRead more »

Inspiration–Let’s Be It and Receive It!

Why are so many of us are walking around tired and defeated? God did not design us to be tired and defeated! God designed us to know him,Read more »

Shall We Gather?

Have you ever had one of those moments when you are certain of the presence and love of God? Although I’d had it on my schedule forRead more »

When Work Sucks  – Bringing St. Augustine into the Workplace

October Blues October has been…a tough month, sisters.  I think it’s awesome that the world is stuffed with tiny gourds,Read more »

Loving Me Through Him

image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/hiker-hiking-nature-hipster-solo-846094/ Love your neighbor as yourself (Matthew 22:39) we are told.Read more »

Exchanging Anger for Grace

Being angry with people is one of the leading reasons I land myself in Confession. Once, I had been offended by someone deeply, and feltRead more »

Weathering the Storm

I recently sat inside our family’s RV on a Sunday afternoon, watching the lightening, listening to the thunder, and seeing the raindropsRead more »