Your Baby is a Blessing from the Lord

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This is Day 5 of our series on “Surviving & Thriving with a Newborn” – part of the 31 day writing challenge hosted by the Nester. Every day in October I’ll be sharing a tip about how to make the most of and enjoy the sleep-deprived newborn days. For a list of all the posts in this series, click here. This post may contain affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for my information. Sunday is a day of rest, so on the Lord's Day, you will find short posts of encouragement & God's … [Read more...]

What to Do When You’re Weak Yet Full of Pride

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One of my biggest struggles is with pride. Pride shows itself in my (attempts at) perfectionism, and when it's not contained, I feel invincible: I don't need God or anyone to help me. I can do my work -- and God's work for me -- on my own. I've got it all figured out, or so I mislead myself into thinking. Inevitably, I fall on my face -- something I've been doing a lot lately. This season I'm in -- at home, with 3 kids under age 6, about to have child#4 any day, homeschooling, weary, … [Read more...]