Your Baby is a Blessing from the Lord

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

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...]