Launching today: A Powerful Story

By |2018-03-02T16:34:53-06:00April 10th, 2015|

Success depends, in part, on not just providing a great product or a necessary service, but on letting people know about those products or services. In other words, you’ve got to tell your story. You [...]

How can you walk in God’s presence?

By |2018-03-02T16:36:49-06:00February 19th, 2015|

Today is Day 2 on our Deeply Loved Lent adventure. Today's devotional is all about simply focusing our attention on Jesus throughout the day, and enjoying the gift of his presence with you. If you're [...]

Living into Christ’s love during Lent

By |2018-03-02T16:36:53-06:00February 18th, 2015|

Ash Wednesday, 2015 Depending on which faith tradition stream you swim in, today is a solemn day of reflection, the beginning of a season of prayer and fasting—or not. I grew up in a evangelical [...]

Are you an aspiring writer?

By |2018-03-02T16:37:32-06:00January 28th, 2015|

Almost every week, I hear from someone who wants to write. They write me brave emails, looking for a word of advice or encouragement. It's one thing to be a writer--anyone with a pen and [...]

A monastic approach to motherhood

By |2018-03-02T16:38:48-06:00January 20th, 2015|

I’m excited to welcome Micha Boyett, author of Found: A Story of Questions, Grace and Everyday Prayer, to the blog today and tomorrow for a little interview. First, my short review of Found: Being a [...]

Free e-book copy of Breathe

By |2018-03-02T16:39:33-06:00November 19th, 2014|

Many of you remember my 2005 book Breathe. I know some of you continue to use it as a resource for small group discussions or your moms' ministries, or just to remind yourself to slow [...]

How to make a living as a writer, Part 1

By |2018-03-02T16:40:44-06:00January 24th, 2014|

I’ve been working as a writer since I graduated from college almost three decades ago. Some years (when I worked full-time for a newspaper, for example, or when I wrote four books in one year) [...]

Join us at Moms Together

By |2018-03-02T16:41:00-06:00June 27th, 2013|

Parenting isn't easy--but it's even harder if you try to go it alone. The good news is, you don't have to! That's why I'm a huge fan of Moms Together, an online community that draws [...]

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