On Accusers and Adulterers … and What Grace Really Looks Like

Have you ever read a familiar passage of Scripture, one you've studied and taught and heard countless sermons about, and then one day you read it and the Holy Spirit whispers something entirely new to you, a glimpse of something you had never considered?  Yeah, that happened to me yesterday. I'm using the She Reads Truth Women in the Word plan this summer. {And I love it, by the way!} Yesterday was Day 7 in the New Testament readings. John 8:1-11 ... the adulterous woman. You know the ... [Read More]

Words that Matter

I've realized lately so little of what I say really matters. Let's face it, "Did you clean your room?" and "My car needs gas {again}" are not the stuff of eternity. The life of a mom is often full of mundane repetitions of the same phrases and questions. It's easy to get caught up in the frenzy of what needs to be done. Laundry piles and dirty dishes and meals to cook and places to be leave us barking commands and urging small feet to move faster. It happens to all of us. Some days ... [Read More]