Tips For Living a Healthy Life With Faith



Can Something Messy Be Holy?

Sometimes I look at the messes in my life and I think, "There is no way God can possibly use this aspect of my life for His good." I'm talking about the sinful, disastrous stuff. The broken, ugly-crying-under-the-covers stuff I'm ashamed to list here. Perhaps you feel...

A Holy, Messy Love — A 5 Day Journey

In 1 John 3:1 it says, "See what kind of love the Father has given us." Let's spend the next 7 days seeing God's love. Will you join me? Each day we will look at a Bible passage that explores God's words about love. We will have a daily (simple) challenge to give love...

When You Can’t Get the #$%^ Printer to Print

I had a document I absolutely had to print. I needed it -- like, yesterday. My laptop said, "Printer is offline." The printer was not offline. The printer was turned on and very happily staring up at me, sitting as calmly as can be with paper ready, green "go" light...


Trusting God When We Mess Up: Part One

Trusting God When We Mess Up: Part One

By Christine Drews One day during my college years, I went to the mall and in front of the JC Penney store was a slick sales person and a display of wine glasses. If I signed up for a credit card, I would get a set of 4 wine glasses. It didn’t take any more of a hook...

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Depression is a Liar

I’m treading carefully and gently with today’s topic of depression. The above comic has been shared and liked on Facebook and Google+  at least 30 thousand times. Obviously many people see truth in it and want to share it with the world. I don’t like it. Depression is...

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Stress Less about Your To-Do List with One Thought

"How do you do it all?" People often ask me how I juggle the many aspects of my life. Wife. Mom to 5 kids ranging in age from 18 to 5 years old. One child with significant emotional and behavioral needs. One child with behavior issues and a serious metabolic...

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Trusting God with Who You Are

Trusting God with Who You Are

Trusting God with Who You Are A few weeks ago, my niece drew this portrait of me. I was relieved that my face wasn’t surrounded by facial hair, which she had included on all of her portraits of other people. Whew, dodged that bullet! The details were surprisingly...

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