Not Perfect Yet

Do you ever notice God picking a theme for different seasons of your life?  Is there something specific that He is teaching you right now? He’s definitely working on teaching me something new, and it all started with a bedtime story… At night, my little people look forward to Bible time with me.  They ask […]

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Living in a Bubble of Grace

When our family moved to this Brainerd Lakes area to serve at Camp JIM 14 years ago, I joined a local MOPS group. MOPS stands for Mothers Of Preschoolers.  It was a life line for me.  Being part of a small group of moms in the same stage of life, sharing their ups and downs, […]

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When Suffering is a Privilege

My nearly 13 year old daughter came in to do her morning kitchen chore and began telling me how she used to want to live to be really old {“like, over 100”}, but she changed her mind. “Oh?”  I asked.  Why? Turns out she thinks if she lives long, she might live right into the […]

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Praying God’s Will; Galations, Chapter 2

When I was in high school (In Arizona), my youth group participated in a program called Bible Bowl.  If your teens have the chance,  it is such an amazing opportunity. Every year a committee chose books of the Bible to be studied, and youth groups studied, formed teams, and attended competitions in host churches across the […]

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