Craving Certainty

Craving Certainty

By Joni Shankles Like all humans, I crave certainty. I admit that in my own relentless search for predictability, I seek solace in the most unlikely things. Like math. With its rules and structure and repetitive rhythm of signs and symbols, math can exude a certain...
Gratitude

Gratitude

By Laura Jones Have you noticed gratitude merchandise is everywhere these days? Several weeks ago, I ran to Target for some dish soap and was completely distracted by the dollar aisle. I couldn’t believe the Thanksgiving and Christmas treats were already out when it...
Embracing Everyday Moments

Embracing Everyday Moments

By Leslie Hollowell “Blessed are those who have learned to praise you, who walk in light of your presence, O Lord.” Psalm 89:15 I remember sitting with a friend one evening when I was completely overwhelmed with life. I had my calendar filled with a million different...
Joy In The Midst Of Grief

Joy In The Midst Of Grief

By Rosalynne Martin It was dark, raining heavily, and I had the windshield wipers on the fastest speed possible. Traffic was bumper to bumper leaving church that night because we had a notable guest pastor preaching.  It was too difficult to switch lanes, so I decided...
“I Am Who You Say I Am”

“I Am Who You Say I Am”

By Ashley Veneman I’m sitting at my computer on a Monday afternoon and my Missional Motherhood submission is due today. That’s right ladies – today! My intention was to send it all off this morning, but an unexpected power surge in our neighborhood left our house in...

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