Hope, Grace, and Love: Teaching Kids the True Meaning of Easter

“The truth is, I love you so much that I died for you. There is nothing you can do that I won’t forgive.” – Jesus …

In Marriage, Opposites Attract – and Creates Opportunities to Flourish

“Your relationship with Me provides a rock-solid foundation for your life.” Jesus Calling, August 14 Scripture’s account of creation shows how everything is made …

Where is Jesus in the Room?

“The greatest blessing is nearness to Me—abundant Joy and Peace in My Presence.” – Jesus Calling The late February sky scowled while the wind turned …

Love Goes Outside the Comfort Zone

“Let My Love flow through you to others—in both your words and your actions.” Jesus Always, May 22 On a very (very) hot Sunday …

3 Ways to Clear Your “Soul Clutter”

“Your capacity to experience Me is increasing throughMy removal of debris and clutter from your heart.” – Jesus Calling, April 3 There is …

When People Hurt You, Do This

“Come to Me when you are hurting, and I will soothe your pain.”– Jesus Calling, October 26 When someone says something hurtful, intentional or …

Your Body is Good

“I love you for who you are.”– Jesus Calling, March 3 Living in a world where so much attention is placed on aesthetics, it’s …

Jesus Christ: The Greatest Gift of All

One Christmas, just a few years after I graduated from Wellesley College, I went home to Richmond, Virginia to be with my family for the …

Five Reasons We Need Christmas

An old familiar song says that “we need a little Christmas,” but the way I see it, we need a whole lot of Christmas this …

Have You Ever Found Yourself Worrying While Praying?

The following article first appeared on FoxNews.com on November 26, 2021. When our two children, Stephanie and Eric, were young teenagers, my husband and I …

Every Little Detail

I comprehend you in all your complexity; no detail of your life is hidden from me. I view you through eyes of grace, so don’t …

God Seems Most Present As We Are Climbing Life’s Mountains Alone

The following article first appeared on The Dallas Morning News on November 14, 2021. Every winter while living in Australia, my husband and I …