The Unfinished Canvas of a Cast-Down Soul

You lean against the doorpost staring out at the muted shades and blurred edges of today and wonder why did you wake to this grayed landscape. What happened to the vibrancy of yesterday? How did this curtain of loss materialize when it was not known mere hours ago. Your steps are mechanical as you ...

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Wind Song and Renewal: Spring in the Desert Southwest

Spring in the Desert Southwest is a time for gusty winds and surprising green patience. The land lays expectant and so do we. After enduring months of winter's dormancy and the same trials and hardships in each gray-infused day, we're eager for kinder, warmer, more colorful days and another ...

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A Help Meet Like No Other: Christian Wife 101

Have you struggled as a wife looking at that proverbial glass’s vacant half without disdain? It’s a flaw I carried into my marriage and—whoa—did it clash with my husband’s chipper view. He’d be blessed wading in the half he chose to see while I tried to show him all that was missing. Despite his ...

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Peace and the Proverbs 31 Woman: Christian Wife 101

Have you ever thought that a peaceful marriage should exist by itself, an incarnate thing that springs up from the foundation you and your husband made on your wedding day? Peace would settle around you like fog surrounds a cozy harbor in the middle of a bustling and chaotic life. It would envelop ...

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Wisdom for the Planner-Loving Woman

I’m a planner. A woman who simply loves to schedule things. A woman who needs to know ahead of time what she’s doing on any given day and with confidence jots down the best way to go about it. I love the usefulness of planning ahead and the control I feel when I fill in the monthly squares and ...

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