We know the truth. We’ve memorized the Sunday School answer: God issovereign. He created us perfectly to do things He planned for us alone, and He intends for us to change the world right where we are. I wonder, though, do we spend enough time appreciating what that change looks like day in and day out?
Some of our cars won’t fit in the garage because of the treadmill or ab cruncher that promised to make us into a fitness magazine model. Unfortunately, we find ourselves back again on the hamster wheel of dissatisfaction.
Spring and summer months are filled with backyard cookouts and can easily lead to eating an unhealthy diet. So, I’m sharing with you some simple recipes for making delicious burgers with lots of healthier options.
God was challenging my perspective. As I desired to seek Christ more fully, God was teaching me to decrease. You see, my happy, content, four-and-no-more family wasn’t the problem. It was my thinking, “This is it. What more could I want?” that was hindering God’s plan. In Christ, there’s always more.
Christian counseling can be life-changing. It’s not because counselors have magical powers or give lots of great advice, but because God can work powerfully through them to speak His healing truth into your life.
To date, we’ve loved, cared for, and poured into more than 20 children, and we’ve let them all go, except for the two children we are currently raising. So many people question how we are able to love and let go. We hear over and over again, “How do you do it? I would get too attached.” I began to think, “Is too attached even a thing?”
On August 21, 2017, my hometown of Columbia, SC was abuzz with the Total Eclipse Event. The last one on record was 99 years ago, so this once-in-a-life-time event was a pretty big deal, not only in South Carolina, but also across the globe. Thousands of people poured into our city and around our state to see it firsthand. Around 8100 people filled the Riverbanks Zoo area alone, and thousands more were uptown, downtown and all around town.