I couldn't read because light hurt my eyes. Screen time was out of the question. I couldn't even sit up. I could only lay there thinking of all the things I needed to be doing. But every minute I kept still was another that helped keep my baby growing safely inside me. I knew eventually the bedrest would not be enough. I knew that one day I'd go for a check-up and be told I couldn't go home. I knew we might be facing a pre-term delivery and ... Read More about Songs We Put On Repeat In Hard Times
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If Facebook can be trusted, there are two types of people in the world: those who listen to Christmas music year-round and those who only listen to it in December. I fall in the former category as the majority of the Christmas music I like is just music that celebrates Christ and His coming...and that's something to be celebrated year-round! And as much as I love the old Christmas carols (especially those that have lots of obscure verses!), I ... Read More about Why You Should Listen to Christmas Music All Year
I first caught the vision when I heard someone share during a funeral at our church. The man's grandson reflected on many memories, but said that the one impression that would never fade was what he saw each morning during visits to their home. He'd awake to find his grandparents sitting at the kitchen table reading the Bible together. I was single then. But I knew that's the kind of marriage I wanted. That's the kind of priority I wanted to ... Read More about I Need Thee Every Hour: A Vision for Devotions in Changing Seasons