Can we replace mom guilt with mom grace? Please!!

Can we replace mom guilt with mom grace?? Please!!! With all the tragedy happening around us, can we just join together as moms and make this declaration — we will give each other grace! When your kid spits on mine at the playground, I won't give you the stink eye. Because you weren't the one who spit. And I choose to believe you didn't tell your kid spitting was cool. When your little girl's BFF tells her she doesn't like her any more because she wears the wrong socks, you choose not ... [Read More]

Be Generous with Grace

Grace: the unmerited favor of God; receiving that which we don't deserve. We can’t do enough or be good enough or live well enough to earn the grace God has given. It’s why verses like this mean much to us as believers: For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not as a result of works so that no one may boast. Ephesians 2:8-9 Not from ourselves. Not of ourselves. Not through ourselves. It isn’t about us at all. Grace is entirely ... [Read More]

What if … We Give Ourselves Grace

We're on the second half of the "What if ... 10 ways to live well in today's world" series. I hope you are finding encouragement and freedom through these posts. John 10:10 is one of my favorite verses because it reminds me of two important things: Life is going to be difficult some days. There is an enemy who wants to devour us.  BUT {and oh this is good!} Jesus has won the victory for us. And therefore we have not just a mediocre existence ... we have overflowing life to the full. Living ... [Read More]