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Calloused Knees: Find Him Friday

Every day this week I feel like I have been forgetting something or missing something. It’s driven me crazy. So with a sigh of relief, that I didn’t in fact forget any appointments or leave a kid somewhere, and a shout out to God, I am saying “so long” to this week. I’m so thankful…
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Calloused Knees: Women in the Word

Hannah is the first sister who comes to mind when I think about prayer. I know she is referenced often for women who’s heart’s desire is to be a mother. That was the cry of Hannah’s heart. Hannah is described in 1 Samuel as coming before the Lord in a posture that is bent low,…
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Calloused Knees & Heart: SJG 2018 Summer Bible Study

There’s a difference between conviction and condemnation. Holy Spirit convicts. The enemy condemns. God corrects with a loving heart, chastens His children. The enemy is an accuser of the brethren. I have realized the difference lately while scrolling through Facebook. A friend of mine whom I met at a writing conference posted this picture on…
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I’m sorry, God’s not in right now. But please leave a message and He will return your call.

I have learned something ugly about myself over the years. Something I am trying really hard to change. I love to control things. Case in point.I chaperoned a recent trip to Charleston SC with 77 middle schoolers. Bless. No really, they were wonderful.  We had an amazing time. The end of our school trip though…
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“Amen” is just the beginning

Eight weeks sure has passed quickly hasn’t it? They were not for the weak of heart though. And the nuggets of wisdom….oh they were good. Lots of meat. And I am confident in saying that we are better…stronger for the journey. I know I am. God has revealed lots of tender spots in myself over…
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Fervent Week 3

Well, praise the Lord!  We survived Snowmaggedon 2016!  Jonas was brutal, but we have emerged victorious!  How did your reading go?  Hopefully you were able to complete Strategy 1: Your Passion and Strategy 2: Your Focus.  Thank you for those of you who shared your thoughts and scriptures! You know what jumps out at me…
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