When We Don’t Trust That God is Good

When We Don’t Trust That God is Good

A date night. A brief one, but a date nonetheless. The kids were finally old enough to be dropped off at church on Wednesday nights. Now my husband and I could finally get a much-needed hour and a half alone! We arrived at church early, in time to settle the kids in...
Starting to Slouch

Starting to Slouch

I first noticed it sitting on the bleachers in high school. It worsened standing on my feet for hours on end when I worked at the dry cleaners. And with each pregnancy and subsequent stint nursing, it further deteriorated. By baby number five, it was done for –...
How to Make the Most of Easter in Quarantine

How to Make the Most of Easter in Quarantine

Social Distancing has changed much about our daily routines over the last several weeks. I hope that you have found some beauty in a simplified lifestyle and are starting to see a rhythm in this new, temporary normal. However, this has disrupted many celebrations...
Keeping Panic at Bay

Keeping Panic at Bay

A few years ago, I competed in a triathlon, which is quite a feat for someone who doesn’t like getting her face wet. I knew if I could just stay afloat during the quarter-mile swim, I could do well with the biking and running segments. After all, I knew how to...
A New Perspective on Body Image

A New Perspective on Body Image

Like any teenage girl, I struggled with my body image. I didn’t like my legs, nose, chin, etc. I counted fat grams (yes, fat grams. It was the 90s—that was the thing) and exercised to Tamilee Webb videos (you betcha. Abs of Steel on good ol’ VHS). However,...