Dear Mama

Dear Mama

By Jodie Frye Dear Mama of a Middle Schooler, These years. Oh these years. They are like one long draft of awkward, fragmented, and blank-stare  sentences that some-miraculous-how come together in the end. Just the other day mine came home, devastated. Angry. Hurt....
Prepare Yourself

Prepare Yourself

By Leslie Hollowell As a mom, I’ve discovered that answering questions is inevitably a part of my job description; especially, the questions that begin with “why.” Some days I’m pretty sure if I tallied up the number of questions my six year old asked me, it could...
The Privilege of Missional Motherhood

The Privilege of Missional Motherhood

By Alli Hill Have you noticed a growing trend among mothers today of sarcasm and mommy memes making light of cliché parenting moments? We can all relate to the monotony and at times hilarity of motherhood. I’ll admit that I often laugh pretty hard at some of these,...
Foster Care, Adoption, & Unlikely Gifts

Foster Care, Adoption, & Unlikely Gifts

By Jenny Stricklin I vividly remember reaching out to touch her for the first time, nearly 19 months ago, my shaking hands evidence of my trembling heart. She was especially fragile because of her unique health concerns, and her tiny 5lb. frame was largely hidden by...
The Shortest Season

The Shortest Season

By Beth Foster As mothers, we all remember it well — a time when we realized just how hard motherhood would be and just how much our lives had suddenly changed. Maybe you’re there right now — wondering if your life will ever feel “normal” again — if...
Stability

Stability

By Stephanie Blackiston As I enter my 15th year of motherhood, you would think I would be cruising along. But as time goes on, I am realizing my inadequacies more than ever. God has given us eight amazing children and the responsibility to finish this great work is...

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