Fragile foster kids find a home

By |2018-03-02T16:30:58-06:00December 1st, 2015|

Where do the kids who no one wants go? How do foster kids who are "difficult to place" because of their medical challenges find a home? Sometimes, the story of a family captures your imagination [...]

Let the Word minister to you

By |2018-03-02T16:44:42-06:00October 25th, 2012|

As the early morning light filters through the trees in my back yard, the morning glories along the deck railing lift their faces. I sit, open Bible and journal before me. The birds twitter a [...]

Running and resting

By |2018-03-02T18:56:46-06:00August 10th, 2012|

(Note: Yes, I know it's Friday, and we will be giving away a book today! So read this post, then leave a comment about it by midnight Saturday, and we'll pick a winner on Monday.) [...]

Your true voice

By |2018-03-02T18:57:51-06:00June 12th, 2012|

To speak the truth--it is a Christian value, arguably. And yet, many of us are afraid to say what's in our hearts, hesitant to reveal ourselves too completely. We have learned, over the years, whether [...]

Living a missional life

By |2018-03-02T19:00:49-06:00March 30th, 2011|

I haven't posted for a few days because I've been enjoying having my daughter back home. She's quite jet-lagged and experiencing a bit of what I call "culture dissonance," but home. She had a marvelous [...]

Book giveaway!

By |2018-03-02T19:02:44-06:00October 3rd, 2009|

My new book Simple Compassion is arriving in stores now! To celebrate, I'm giving away ten review copies here on the Deep Breathing for the Soul blog. Simple Compassion is a weekly devotional that will help [...]

Win this book!

By |2018-03-02T19:04:36-06:00November 15th, 2008|

As part of my promise to give away more books and tell you about some great titles that are coming out, I've invited my author friends Cheri Fuller and Sandra Aldrich to visit. You can [...]

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