Devotionals

Stuck in the Middle With Jesus

In transition… That’s where I keep telling myself I am. I’m in transition in marriage as we near twenty years. I’m near a transition in motherhood as one child has college on her mind while our baby steps into the 2nd grade. I’m transitioning from a tiny island in the Pacific Ocean to a humid… Read More Stuck in the Middle With Jesus

Devotionals, Read Your Bible, Scripture Reading

Mid-Summer Reset: Pushing Past the Lazy Days of Summer

The lazy days of summer are upon us. Heat-indexed days, tall glasses of iced tea in the shade of the willow tree, and storm watching have been on the forefront of our thoughts lately. As we long for waves to lap at our feet and a trip inside the cooled shopping mall, we lose focus… Read More Mid-Summer Reset: Pushing Past the Lazy Days of Summer

Devotionals

Distant, Not Dismissive

Distant. That’s the way of the Christian life at times. The feeling of being distant from non-believers, marginal Christians, family, and friends seeps into our beings as we feel adrift in the culture that we live in. 6am coffee on a mid-summer morning brings little comfort as the birds chirp in hope that a reprieve… Read More Distant, Not Dismissive