Bringing God's Word home.

A Prayer for the Week Ahead


Last week during my Bible study, a verse jumped out at me.  Funny, isn’t it, how you can read a passage countless times and then one day, the words come alive in a new and powerful way? I shared the verse on Instagram and on Facebook. And the words burrowed deep into my heart and… Read More

When Something Good Happens


If my daughter will forgive me for talking about her feet . . . I have a picture from when she was an infant, with me holding up her daddy’s big sock next to her tiny sock. I thought that would change, but if we took the same picture today it would look no different…. Read More

Battling Worry

May Memory Verse Chalk

Worry. I truly wish this emotion didn’t exist. My family has had an interesting year. My husband has been laid off twice, my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a double mastectomy, and my work has been like a roller coaster that seems to never come to a stop. My husband and I… Read More



Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance. It is the Lord Christ who you serve. Colossians 3:23-24 I memorized the above verse thirty-five years ago when I was on work crew at Malibu, a… Read More

Thank You, Philippians 4


Giving up control is really hard for me. It’s why I never was any good at skiing—I never wanted to go too fast. Going fast puts you at risk, you know. There’s a chance of falling. Yet, of course, the consequences of choosing not to sail down the hill are great. Going slower hurts your… Read More

A Gift for Eager Hands


She gathers wool and flax and works with eager hands Proverbs 31:13 I love to knit. I make time for stitches every day. It is my job: I work in a yarn shop. It is my career: I write about knitting. It is my hobby: I make gifts for family and friends. It is my… Read More

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