Breathe – Five Minute Friday

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Breathe. It sound so easy. We all do it without even thinking–most of the time. But…. there are times in our lives when we feel like we just can’t get a breath. We are drowning in our to-do lists, worries, fears, and the hurry of everyday life. “Breathe,” a recent song by Christian artist Johnnie Diaz, reminds us …

March On

Today’s Five Minute Friday word is “Middle.” This week on First5, a devotional app for women, we studied the book of Joshua as the Israelites walked marched the wall of Jericho. Joshua led them to obey an unconventional (to put it lightly) plan of attack. The people obeyed and watched a miracle. But what if . …

Crave – Alone, But Not Alone

It’s Five-Minute-Friday and today’s topic is . . . To crave is to long for something that nothing else can satisfy. As I sit her alone and write, I am actually enjoying something I crave–quiet time alone. It’s rare these days with a house of seven kids to find any quiet time. I wouldn’t have it …

Three Mothers and a Birthday

November is National Adoption Month. If you know anyone who is passionate about adoption, you may see posts of happy families celebrating time together, pictures of lonely children who are still waiting for a home, statistics citing the vast numbers of orphans around the world, prayers of families who are eagerly waiting for a child …

I Would Have Despaired Unless . . .

I wish I could say that my faith stayed strong through this whole adoption journey, but many times over the last 19 months I came close to despair. It was only the Lord’s goodness that gave me hope. And, as always, His goodness has come through. Right now, I am sitting in the Dallas Fort …