For us, this is a time of weakness. Yet over and over again, God reminds me that it's good to be in need.
“I’m writing a note to God,” my preschooler announces proudly. She thoughtfully scribbles her message on a 3×5 card, then opens the hinged lid of our ”Blessing Box” and adds her note to the jumbled mess of index cards. It looks disorderly, even confusing, but to me it’s a beautiful mess. Each of those mismatched … Continue reading The Blessing Box: Cultivating Gratefulness All Year Long
She washed my feet that day. It was hot and dusty in Ensenada, Mexico. So many things were different from what I knew - outdoor bathrooms, eating in the open air, houses with just two rooms in them, little stores in people's homes... A completely new culture. And I loved it. I fell in love … Continue reading Nothing to Prove