Gifts for the world from the heart of a stay at home mom

I am a stay-at-home mom with a global heart.  I would love to magically heal all the brokenness I see on planet earth and make everyone’s dreams come true like in a Disney movie, but I haven’t figured out how to do that yet, especially while caring for my own four kids. Running the hamster […]

Simple Faith: Acknowledge Christ’s presence in ordinary moments

Today You came in the shape of an infant heavy on my chest. the sweet smell of her skin, the warm deep of her breath, the gentle lull into invisible bliss… the tangible connection to eternal calm – Sweet Spirit of God, You are always with me. always real, always pure, always Divine … in the silence […]

Miracles in the maddening aspects of motherhood

Last night, I had a moment that would have made me smile if I wasn’t literally running to get a paper towel to stop my finger from bleeding. It wasn’t funny, but at the same time it was because it was such a maddeningly typical moment that every mother of small children can probably relate […]

Unite in Prayer: To protect the innocence of children

Lord, You are our Heavenly Father and Protector. Thank You for always being present in our lives and the lives of our precious loved ones. In this dark world, please guard our children’s hearts and minds from all negative influences, which would draw them away from You. Fill their lives with faithful, supportive friends. Bless […]

A busy mom’s prayer

Lord, You know I love my children more than anything on this earth. I want to give them the very best that life has to offer, but I find that I’m constantly pulled beyond my limits. Between their needs and all of my other responsibilities, I really need Your help. Be my eyes, when they are […]