Hope for the Mom Who Feels Unremarkable {+ a giveaway!}

I am the mother of eight children, something that feels very normal and unimpressive to me, but usually elicits a response of shock and awe in people I meet. I feel largely unremarkable. You, too? In all these years of mothering, there have been joyful, wonderful, absolutely fun days, and there have been hopeless, depressing, despairing, and desperate days when I wanted to stay crouched beneath the covers and not have to face all of those little and not-so-little people {Read More}

Press On | Philippians 3:14

Saturday Scripture Philippians 3:14 I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Prayer Papa God, Thank you for your Word, for giving us an example to follow. May I set my eyes on you and press on toward you. It’s so easy to get distracted and consumed with the things of this world, so help me focus on you. My time on earth is not without reason—help me realize my purpose {Read More}

Following the Recipe | Guest Post + Giveaway

Our youngest children, ages nine and eleven, are learning to cook. Tuesday is their day to plan and cook dinner. Yesterday, as I helped my daughter, I asked if she had read through the recipe and understood the directions. Sheepishly, she admitted she had not. I assured her if she followed the directions correctly, the dish would be delicious. Inwardly I chuckled, thinking of many recipes I tweak, or dishes I prepare without a recipe, Amelia-Bedelia style: “A little of {Read More}

Change Your Future By Doing This One Thing | Guest Post

  If I could somehow wind the clock back thirty years or so, self-control is one area where I wish I could have a do-over. There are areas of my character and my walk with God today that would be more fruitful and blessed, battles I might not have to fight so vigorously, if I had been more intentional about developing a sophron (self-controlled) mind as a younger woman. How I would love to be an older woman in your {Read More}

Protected: Teach Them Diligently

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Wait on the Lord | Psalms 27:14

  “Wait on the Lord, be of good courage and He shall strengthen your heart.” Psalms 27:14 Prayer Give me the patience to watch you strengthen my heart. Give me courage and boldness to love you like I need to love you. Be of good courage and He shall strengthen your heart. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Are you new here? You might want to subscribe to my email updates, or follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, or Instagram. Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the {Read More}

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