We just did something we rarely do around the KnowitAll household–we took a family vacation. Normally we’d fill our vacation time with a mission trip, or a trip with family, or a trip to visit family. It has been several years since we just vacationed, just the four of us. And what a vacation it [...]
Did you ever notice how often you find yourself crying during worship or prayer? I’ve found that often it is in these times that I find myself crying, thinking about things that hurt me or make me angry. I get mad at myself, and tell myself to cut it out–focus on God and his awesomeness. But a lot of the time that isn’t what God wants!
Haters will be haters. Apparently, even in the church. A cancer has been sweeping through the Christian church for the past few years. Millions in the church have bought into a serious lie. At first, it was sad and disheartening, a small group scattered amongst the church. But as with any yeast, it has [...]
So, there’s this woman in my life, LittleMissPerfect. Or at least she thinks she is. It doesn’t matter what subject we are talking about with our friends, she always has the right answer. She always knows exactly what you’re talking about. She always knows exactly how you feel. If you are a stay at home [...]
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 Sometimes, for change truly to happen, you have to close your eyes, say a prayer and jump off a cliff to begin all over [...]
I was reading in Proverbs this morning, while at the same time mulling over a large decision we have laying in front of us. Suddenly I have this question in my mind–one that is not at all my own style or voice. I wrote it down, and then sat in silence, because it was a [...]
“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for – in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to [...]
For the past four years every February I have packed up and headed down to Nashville to find me some bliss: Blissdom, ya’ll! (For the non-blogging amongst us, Blissdom is a women’s blogging conference.) And every year I have found it, each time in a new form from the year before. Yet even though I [...]