prayer

5 tips for effective prayer…

I love to pray. I pray all the time, about everything. I pray so much that I wonder if God gets tired of hearing from me. Not really. Well… maybe a little. I’m a self-proclaimed prayer warrior. Because in my opinion, there is nothing more powerful that I can do than pray for people. The…

I am not enough…

No other time of year does this truth apply to me more than it does during football season: I am not enough. I’m not even close. I come up short of the goal line. It seems when I am under pressure (Get it? Just a little football humor), the first thing to go is the…

the struggle and the glory…

I had a moment this morning. One of those moments… the really picturesque ones. The sun was shining, the birds were chirping, I had a cup of hot coffee in my hand and all four of my kiddos were lined up on the front step for a first day of school pic. My three-year-old started…

about this week…

Have you ever had one.of.those.weeks? The really crazy, busy, nothing goes as planned weeks? The I’m so tired my coffee needs coffee weeks? I’ve had that kind of a week. And I need a hug. I’m not surprised though, because it happens every year at this time. FOOTBALL SEASON. More specifically, football practice starts for…