Gather Your Team and Make a ‘Family’

“Thank you for being on my team.” Words from my friend bear witness to this friendship we’re nurturing, to the time we’ve spent catching up over tea, in prayer, studying God’s word. The times we’ve carried one another’s burdens, rejoiced over each other’s victories. “Gather your team” we’d heard the speaker say. This wise woman at the podium, in the evening of her life, had given a diverse group of women …

Five Minute Friday: Glue

It’s what He created you to be. When He fashioned this family and set you at the center of it, God knew what they needed. You’re the glue that holds it together. Dear friend, you struggle today with the burden of your role. Caught between the children who still need you and the mother that …

When Maybe It’s Okay To Say “You’ve Got a Friend”

Between doing loads of laundry…..checking off that college packing list….swiping at those unbidden tears…. I popped the CD on the top of my music stack into the CD player and was taken back 40 years to my one and only year in college. “You just call out my name, and you know where ever I …