Category: devos

on being ready for the next season…

It was two days before I went into labor, though I didn’t know when I would. It was two days past my due date, and I was feeling desperate…⠀ Towards the end of my...

in the waiting

We wait for her. Much like I waited for him. In this very spot where he made a promise to me four years ago, we stand with the promise of this pregnancy.⠀ Pregnancy is...

What do we do with broken dreams?

My entire life I dreamt of being pregnant… ever since I was a little girl. This pregnancy has been a true gift from God. But in many ways this pregnancy has been a broken...

fleeting feelings vs. unchanging God

“I, the Lord, do not change.” – Malachi 3:6 My feelings change from day to day. From hour to hour. Even from minute to minute. Especially in pregnancy with all the hormones fluctuations. It...

today is going to be a great day

“Today is going to be a great day.” I’ve said it with a confident smile. I’ve said it through streaming tears. “Today is going to be a great day.” After listening to a podcast...

a promise and a call

God’s promises often come with a call. Here it just so happens to be a call to call on Him. And immediately followed is a promise — that He will show us. Not only...

Christmas Eve advent devo

This year I was asked to write an advent devo for our church. I thought it would be nice to share it here! . . . . . . . “She will bear a...

compassionately curious

“Be compassionately curious before you’re carelessly critical.” – Audrey Roloff The other night Clay and I settled onto the couch with our Navigator’s Council marriage journal from Beating 50 Percent {which has easily become...

write this down

I found this photo from June 23 three years ago while scrolling through iPhoto and writing my new book outline this morning. I connected some dots, revealing quite an intricate web, and while I...