Time Management

Living Wide Awake

Sep 17 2017 8:15 am

A timer is a handy tool for mothers. When my children were young—in the days before smart-phone apps—I frequently used a white plastic egg timer to let them know... Read More ›

Making Plans

Jan 8 2015 8:49 am

We’re planning again this week and it reminded me of this post from last year. Excited to make new plans and reflect on God’s faithfulness. Hope this helps you... Read More ›

From Surviving to Thriving

Sep 18 2014 5:09 am

“Few things frighten me more than the beginnings of barrenness that come from frenzied activity with little spiritual food and meditation.” John Piper Fall and the start of school... Read More ›

Are We Too Busy?

Jul 28 2014 10:43 am

One reason we are so harried and hurried is that we make yesterday and tomorrow our business, when all that legitimately concerns us is today. If we really have... Read More ›

Sinful Comparison: A Pain in the Neck

Jan 14 2014 9:20 am

It’s January again, and Facebook and Twitter are clogged with New Year wishes and resolutions, reminiscences of the year past and predictions of the year ahead. But the New... Read More ›

“The Greed of Doing”

Jan 13 2014 8:12 am

“I have been thinking of something that stifles thanksgiving. It is the spirit of greed—the greed of doing, being, having. When Satan came to tempt Jesus in the wilderness,... Read More ›

Planning: A Mini-Session

Jan 9 2014 8:32 am

After last week’s post on planning, a few of you asked what exactly we do in our Chick-fil-A planning sessions and how we revisit these goals throughout the year.... Read More ›

A Little Goes a Long Way

Jan 6 2014 8:05 am

“The way to do a great deal is to keep on doing a little. The way to do nothing at all, is to be continually resolving that you will... Read More ›

Change is in the Oatmeal

Jan 2 2014 10:02 am

Last week, the girltalkers met at Janelle’s house. We brought Chick-fil-a, sent the kids to play with Christmas toys, and set our laptops, notepads, and colored pens on the... Read More ›

“Blessed Pilot of My Future”

Dec 30 2013 8:13 am

“O Love Beyond Compare,Thou hast loved me before the foundation of the world, and in love didst redeem my soul; Thou dost love me still, in spite of my... Read More ›

Simply Does It

Sep 16 2013 1:00 pm

As I talked to other moms this week, at church or my sons’ baseball practices, we were all feeling a little tired and overwhelmed by the busyness of another... Read More ›

How to Rest on Labor Day

Sep 2 2013 3:11 pm

Labor Day is for many, a day to rest from work. But how do we find rest for our restless souls? Scripture, which is always saying things we don’t... Read More ›

Why My Grandma Was Great

Jan 23 2013 8:21 am

I was twenty-one years old and still living at home when my mom had hip surgery. Grandma came to stay and help out for a week or so. Of... Read More ›