Is Being Content Possible in a Pandemic? -Part 1

This week we are blessed to have a two part post from one of our previous writers and woman of wisdom, Dana Yeakley. This was written recently about how we can place our hope and contentment in the Lord, even during this Covid-19 Pandemic. Dana models what she writes about as she seeks her strength from the Lord. ~ Beth Most of us would agree … Continue reading Is Being Content Possible in a Pandemic? -Part 1

Toilet Paper Shortages

Toilet paper shortages. In our series addressing the importance of talking to our children about godly interactions across racial and multi-cultural lines all I can think about are toilet paper shortages. Actually, these shortages are why we need to put in the work to change our own hearts, minds, and actions surrounding race, racial bias, and white privilege. Actions speak louder than words, and most … Continue reading Toilet Paper Shortages

Discipleship in Color: Why it’s Important to Talk About Diversity, Racism and Privilege with our Kids

“Baby, do you know why your skin is brown?” I asked my then four-year-old son. When he answered, “No,” I launched into a brief explanation of how God created us with something called melanin in our skin that gives our skin its color, and how it also can help protect us from getting hurt from the sun. I asked him again why our skin was … Continue reading Discipleship in Color: Why it’s Important to Talk About Diversity, Racism and Privilege with our Kids

Self Care or Self Comfort?

I recently finished Sarah Bessey’s newest book, Miracles and Other Reasonable Things. If you’re familiar with Sarah, you’ll know a few years back she was involved in a car accident that left her with serious and chronic health issues. I’m a newbie to the world of chronic health issues myself, having recently learned I have hypermobility in many of my joints which has led to … Continue reading Self Care or Self Comfort?

3 Extra Benefits of Self-Care for Moms

I woke up while it was still dark and held my breath as I checked the baby monitor, hoping that the toddler was still sleeping. Success! My anticipation rose as I started to tiptoe downstairs, only to be stopped dead in my tracks. Our toddler, sleeping so soundly only a minute ago, was now awake and calling out. A little disappointed, I nonetheless grabbed him … Continue reading 3 Extra Benefits of Self-Care for Moms