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 Breathe study guide!

By |2018-03-02T16:38:54-06:00January 13th, 2015|

Is your life hectic? Hurried? Worried? I've got a freebie that might help with that. My book Breathe steps you through Jesus' invitation, in which he says, "Come to me, you who are weary and [...]

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 [...]

On my list this year: contentment

By |2014-11-12T00:19:01-06:00November 12th, 2014|

The onslaught is building, slowly but surely. You're already seeing and hearing ads for the holiday shopping season, reminding you that even though Thanksgiving is more than two weeks away, it's time to think about [...]

It’s Holy Week. So…??

By |2014-04-15T02:28:19-05:00April 15th, 2014|

Suddenly, Easter is next weekend. But this week, like any other, is busy and full. But it is, after all, Holy Week. A week where, if we can find make the time, we want to reflect, [...]

All the time you need

By |2018-03-02T16:40:57-06:00July 23rd, 2013|

“You have all the time you need to do the things that God has called you to do.” The words of a wise friend, they snagged on my busy soul—all the time I need? Really? [...]

The Repercussions of Neglect

By |2018-03-02T16:41:16-06:00May 11th, 2013|

The timing of a recent trip was perfect, and imperfect. I left feeling weary, overwhelmed by nasty weather and too much work, my Midwestern world persistently clinging to winter. Everything was brown and soggy, buds [...]

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