It’s a Truth Universally Known…

“My people will live in peaceful dwelling places, in secure homes, in undisturbed places of rest,” says the Lord. Isaiah 32:18 (NIV) It was a Saturday night, and my husband was working until midnight. If I could just get the kids to bed at 9:00, I’d have three hours to myself, I thought. But that … Continue reading It’s a Truth Universally Known…

Mary, Martha and Messes

“Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things, but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.”    Luke 10:41 (NIV) I am an unapologetic neat freak, so messes really bother me. When I worked from home, every morning … Continue reading Mary, Martha and Messes

Letting Go of Perfection

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.  1 Peter 4:10 I recently read the book, Failing Forward:How to Make the Most of Your Mistakes by John Maxwell. In the book the author offered numerous stories and examples of people who … Continue reading Letting Go of Perfection