Two sets of small feet thunder overhead, impossibly loud for their size. Giggles, interspersed with shrieks of feigned terror. A child's roar. And a crash. "Uh-oh..." "WAAAAAAAAAAHHHH!!!!!" "I'm sorry! I'm sorry! Shhh!" A groan, mine this time. The sound of my own not so small feet thudding up the stairs, echoing maternal displeasure. Shushes. Kisses.… Continue reading Is God Calling You to Be Still?
Earlier this week, I shared with you the first part of an incredible interview I was honored to do with Sis. Doretha Jones. The response to that post was beyond belief. Her thoughts on developing contentment, living thankfully, and spiritual ambition hit home for all of us! It is a must read! I'm so excited… Continue reading Godliness with Contentment -Part 2 – Train Up a Child
The subtle sound of industrious chewing pricked my mother-of-a-toddler ears as I laid the littler little down for a nap. Investigating, I stepped quietly into the hallway, trying to locate the source. "Dex? What are you doing?" Pause. "I'm just hidin' and eatin' cereal so you can't find-a me." Crinkle. Chomp. More chewing. Nervous shift.… Continue reading Just Ask: Getting Out from Behind the Chair
This post is part of a biweekly feature where we host women of wisdom and passionate faith to speak words of encouragement to our hearts. Grace Spoken Here is dedicated to being a community and collection of many voices speaking grace. Click here to see all guest posts! Sis. Allison Cox, wife of Evangelist Nathan… Continue reading How to Revitalize Your Marriage by Injecting Laughter and Ending the Practice of Bitterness
This weekend, I went out to dinner with my husband and our two lovies to celebrate an early Father's Day. Dex is slowly reaching the age where he can halfway be trusted in public, and Em is the world's easiest baby. So, naively, we chose a nicer family-friendly restaurant. Within 15 seconds of sitting in… Continue reading Making Space for Fatherhood