Refresh the Weary Soul

That First Christmas Wasn’t Easy

That First Christmas Wasn’t Easy

Since I became a mother (almost 15 years ago), the first Christmas story has penetrated my heart in deep and intimate ways. Because as a mom, I remember… feeling the excitement and anticipation of the birth of my three boys, seeing their tiny, little faces for the […]

Confessions From A Mom Who Missed Christmas

Confessions From A Mom Who Missed Christmas

I confess. I’ve missed Christmas. Probably not in the sense that you would assume. But in the midst of the green and red and door busters and sparkling lights, I start spinning and skim the top of the Christmas season- totally missing the reality of Jesus’ birth, of His supreme […]

25 Days to Quiet the Crazy Christmas

25 Days to Quiet the Crazy Christmas

It’s 75 degrees here in South Carolina and my UGGs are sweating my feet off! It’s hard to think about Christmas. But, I do want to be intentional about not letting the season whirl by without having a heart connection with Jesus. Here’s what I’m […]

How To Be Thankful When You Don’t Feel Like It

How To Be Thankful When You Don’t Feel Like It

It is so hard to be thankful when you don’t feel like it. For all of you who have lost someone this year… For all of you who are facing this first Thanksgiving without them… For all of you who have been carrying your loss […]