Category: Faith

Always Reaching For the Next Big Thing [& how to stop]

I feel it in myself. A yearning, reaching, longing for that next big thing in life. When I was little, it was always the next birthday. A whole year older! Cake! Presents! Then I began longing to be a teenager, enter high school, start driving, get my first job, begin college, find that special someone – along …

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forgotten promises & a faithful God

“Hey Mom, remember when you said we could _______?” “Mama, remember last night you promised I could have _______?” Because I am human, my children have to frequently remind me of things – whether it’s the agenda for the day, a grocery item, or something I promised them. Sometimes I’m incredibly thankful for their reminders. Other …

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Interview with Kristie Anyabwile :: Dwelling Richly

We are already on our seventh interview of the Dwelling Richly series! Today’s special guest is Kristie Anyabwile. I first heard of Kristie while listening to an insightful panel discussion entitled Teaching Our Children About Jesus and another one on Hospitality. On the day I received Kristie’s answers to the interview questions, I was in need of spiritual encouragement …

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You Can Only Have One

Several months ago, my family was driving when I noticed a car plastered with bumper stickers. Since I was not in the driver’s seat, I began straining to try to read them aloud to Jonathan. Homeschooling, pro-life, gun allowance, natural living, etc. Before they drove off (perhaps because some weirdo woman was straining her neck to read the …

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