How My Four-Year Old Was Christ to the Homeless

“Mommy, can we go to the store and buy food for people who don’t have a home?” I was taken aback by my daughter’s request as we pulled out of her preschool parking lot. “Of course. Let’s do it now,” I said.

When You Feel Like a Monument to Your Pain

We were never meant to be hardened creatures, simplified reminders of the despair in the world. We were sculpted, with all our complexities, to be living, moving images of the beautiful God who made us…

Loneliness in Motherhood: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself When You Long for Connection

“Is there something wrong with me?” I said to myself as I left the mother’s prayer breakfast. A wave of loneliness enveloped me in an almost physical way as I thought about how I had been in a room with 15 other women yet felt so isolated and alone.

Big Love, Deep Vulnerability, and Unbridled Courage: Three Essentials for Thriving in Hope

To hope means we know there is something bigger than us, something that we are a part of that is more than the “now.”