“Wild Kids, Wild God : 31 Days Looking into God’s Heart” [Start Here!]

Welcome! This is part of a #Write31Days Challenge whereby I hope to write a post each day (atleast, that’s the plan). But I’m not so good at doing anything ‘daily’ except waking up, so this is a challenge indeed! (Grace Please!)

Topic: “Wild Kids, Wild God: 31 Days of Looking into God’s Heart.”  Continue reading ““Wild Kids, Wild God : 31 Days Looking into God’s Heart” [Start Here!]”

Pearl and Mother of Pearl – You are God’s Magnum Opus

Pearl formation is a mysterious process, and despite our scientific advances we’ve yet to create one outside the “womb” of an oyster.* Reflecting on this and our relationship with God (with the hope of not sounding blasphemous on one side, or religious on the other) here are some thoughts:

On the surface, God, like the Oyster, may seem Hard: rigid rules, drastic consequences… a distant and frightening God. But cut the oyster open and you discover something Soft—God’s Heart is more tender than we dared to dream… Continue reading “Pearl and Mother of Pearl – You are God’s Magnum Opus”

Life like Contractions

Things are going well. You got some sleep, had a moment to shower and are about to start the day. Then it begins…..pressures piling up, minute by minute, moment by moment.

The kids are yelling and whining- each about something different, the baby is crying upstairs for milk, your husband is in bed sick, quick–take a deep breath before you lose it!.. Continue reading “Life like Contractions”

Waiting for change? 3 things to Consider

In life we can experience seasons–physical, emotional and even spiritual. Sometimes we find ourselves in what feels like a ‘spiritual desert’ and can struggle and wonder when our change will come.

When I found out I was pregnant with my fourth child, Continue reading “Waiting for change? 3 things to Consider”

Before you were a thought, You were a Dream…

Two years after my son was born I wasn’t expecting another baby. In fact, I was trying not to be pregnant. But I had a strange feeling Continue reading “Before you were a thought, You were a Dream…”

Maintaining Intimacy when the Kids Come…

My husband and I are about to reach a major marriage milestone: 10 years. For the past three months I’ve been fumbling through a strange period of awe, reflection, and an overwhelming sense Continue reading “Maintaining Intimacy when the Kids Come…”

The truth about Children, Little Warriors

Children are out of this world—almost literally. They make you laugh, cry, pull your hair out, tear your heart out. If you have your own you get a powerful taste-but just a taste- of how big God’s love is.

Like some of us “grown-ups,” they don’t always fit so well into society. Continue reading “The truth about Children, Little Warriors”