Laying Down My Burdens for 2016

For years I have been using Stormie Omartian's Power of a Praying Parent calendar to pray for my children.  I don’t remember to turn the page every day - sometimes not even every week - but the calendar sits on my family room table as a reminder to pray for my children. But that reminder almost becomes a burden to me in my flesh or “that one more thing I need to remember to do.”  The weight of shouldering a → Read more

Laying Down My Burdens for 20162020-10-23T10:58:33-04:00

How I Stopped Time for Just a Little While

I always wondered how I could make time stop. When I was a child, time seemed to linger.  There were days it seemed to outlast my creativity and energy.  As the sun would go down, I would welcome curling up in my bed with my pup, Junior, and reliving the day’s romps. Then, something changed. I had lists. Growing lists. Responsibilities. Goals. Things needed to be accomplished. And suddenly, time was no longer a friend that held the order and → Read more

How I Stopped Time for Just a Little While2020-10-23T10:59:03-04:00