Running Our Race Because It’s Ours

So, after morning drop-off, I ran into our grocery store, I would say with no make up on, but I actually had a good amount of left-over mascara under my eyes. I hadn’t even brushed my hair, but I needed stuff to make pumpkin bread. As I was getting out of the car to go in,…
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Natalie’s Story | Because Sometimes We Need To Remember Redemption’s Hope

This today, because a few of us have had the wind knocked clean out of us this week when it comes to motherhood. Seeing that child hurt, watching them make choices, knowing that life is full of transitions. Next stages. So much this month, new seasons, graduations, end-of-school events. Calendars full and hearts filled with…
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5 Ways To Build Identity Into Your Kids | Weekend Challenge #2

There are some days when the urgency to do THIS WHOLE PARENTING THING WELL seems more on fire than on other days. Anyone know what I mean? My daughter came home this week with stories about value, what really matters, what’s trending on Netflix, and the more she talked the more I felt myself turning…
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When Every Last Thing Gets Tossed About | Lessons Learned About Identity

Identity Crisis. Those two words began my journal entry. In the words that followed, I poured out my heart onto that blank screen because sometimes you just have to get it all out. The definitions came in… …a period of uncertainty and confusion in which a person’s sense of identity becomes insecure, typically due to a…
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Weekend Walk | Because Simple Things Matter

It is a misty, cool morning here in Colorado, and I’m spending some time thinking back on my week. The kids are still asleep, I have coffee in hand and it might just be the very best. I cherish early morning quietness, and with this little bit of cloud cover, I’m in heaven.   p.s. this…
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Why This One Gift Is The Very Best We Can Offer

We are in Week 1 of The Madness of Motherhood, and this first week we are going back to the basics, last time looking at what it means to fight for Truth, and today… grabbing onto the greatest gift we can give our children.  __________________ She was missing, and my 6-year-old heart went looking. As…
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When Your Old Patterns Require New Fight

Week 1 of The Madness of Motherhood, and we are spending this first week going back to the basics…today girls, let’s fight for some Truth in our lives.  _________________ Mounds of laundry were everywhere, and while I was sorting through the mess of it all, I heard it. Upstairs my kids were loud and circling, and there…
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The Madness of Motherhood, A New Series Starting Monday!

Any mamas out there in need of some soul refreshment? Then stay tuned, we have a brand new series just for you! Starting Monday, we will launch The Madness of Motherhood, a 4-week online series that will breathe fresh life into your heart, no matter what age or stage of parenting you are in. Because, truth be…
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Denver Moms! You’re Invited…

Ever feel like you’re not doing this this whole “parenting” thing right? Ever feel alone? Frustrated? Or that you just need a huge dose of encouragement as a mom? Then join us on Saturday, April 8th, for “The Madness of Motherhood”, a day filled with incredible general sessions, delicious food, sweet surprises, and space to…
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3 Reasons Why You Should Absolutely Step Out and Write

I stood outside the car so crazy scared. For years I had wanted to go to a writers conference. I’d researched them online, asked questions of others who had gone, always wanting and wishing I could do it. Last week I finally took a HUGE step of faith and showed up to Carol Kent’s SpeakUp Conference in Grand…
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