Do you ever feel soaked up, wrung out, and run-over tired?

Last night at approximately 7:30 I said something I rarely say. I’m tired. Well, I didn’t actually say it out loud, but I texted it to my husband who was up north at our cabin while I was at church with a passel of kids. Rarely do I admit that I’m tired, but then it’s rare that I get to that point. Last night was it! It was a God moment. Do you ever have those? Something isn’t right and you recognize it as a symptom of something else, a …

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The Truth About Investing

I miss blogging. There I said it. I don’t count my followers. I don’t analyze the geographic locations of my readers. I have the smallest degree of popularity.  I love that people sometimes read and comment on what I have to say, but what I really miss about blogging is spilling out the contents of my heart because it’s part of who I am. I met up with a friend yesterday whom I had not seen in over 2 years. She needed a guest to join her on her radio …

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Trading exhaustion for joy

I don’t often wake up already exhausted, but today is one of those days.  It’s unexplained so I’ll blame it on the overflow of weekend full of friends, family, and fulfillment. There was a full menu of activity from morning to evening – so that has to be it.  On days like this, my first thought is Matthew 11:28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”  I love that verse when I am weary. God probably intended those words to apply …

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Refining Grace