How Kindness Changes the World with Radical Acts Rather than Random Ones

“For His merciful kindness is great toward us…” (Psalms 117:2). His blue-gray eyes seesaw between the dirt path and my face as he walks away from the dugout. I watch his lips hesitate to curl, his guilt urging him to conceal joy.  The unexpected kindness from moments before confuses him. I confess—I don’t understand it Read More

Live in Peace Even When Dealing With Conflict

The school’s email shouldn’t have felt like a declaration of war, but it did. A string of statements catapulted me into attack mode. All of the ammunition residing inside me recklessly shot out of my mouth as I informed my husband of the assault. I responded before reflecting. I condemned rather than finding common ground. Read More

How to See the Heart of a Challenging Child

I felt the stares of spectators as I carried my disobedient 7-year-old, screaming and clawing like a rabid animal, into school. My body felt weak, but my heart weaker. Violent outburst were becoming a habit in my son’s life and included strangling classmates and shoving desks and chairs. Teachers came to my rescue and brought Read More

What You Need to Know About Your Purpose

About a month ago, I heard Lauren Daigle’s song, “You Say,” playing on the radio. Surprisingly, it wasn’t being broadcasted from my go-to music source, K-LOVE. Her voice sang from a secular station. God’s working, I thought. He’s using a once unknown Christian singer to spread His truth. I couldn’t help but think that Lauren Read More