Choosing the Fruit of Goodness

When I became a mother, my senses were sharpened to notice worldly influences on my children. I had new eyes.  Television shows became a minefield of questionable content.  I became more alert, even when watching commercials.  So many images had to be blocked and hidden from my children’s innocent eyes.

Fasting for Spiritual Wellness

I am thrilled that my friend Jill Hoven hosted me as a guest post writer for her blog Follow His Footprints this week. Do you sacrifice anything for the Lenten season? I grew up in a tradition of observing Lent as a time of sober contemplation and confession.  Yet I didn’t grow up in a tradition of Read More…

Trading Anxiety for Peace

When was the last time a real threat triggered your anxiety? Yesterday I faced a tense situation at work.  I had to keep my emotions in check to remain professional.  Yet my anxiety churned inside and I had a hard time keeping myself under control.  I was edgy, quiet, and humorless.  I’m sure my smiles looked Read More…