Motherhood

Become as a Child: The Power We Give Our Imperfections – By Contributor Mama Emily Perkes

Become as a Child: The Power We Give Our Imperfections – By Contributor Mama Emily Perkes

This morning I had an hour-long cuddle session with my 2-year-old. You should be jealous–it was heavenly. 🙂 He woke up an hour early and I decided not to stress about all that I could have accomplished in that hour. You could call it being lazy but I […]

Family – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

Family – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

We live in a city in China where there are very few foreigners. With our four blondie children, we get a lot of attention, which some of us appreciate more than others. Yesterday we went to play as a family at a nearby plaza in […]

Become as a Child: Scripture Study – By Contributor Mama Emily Perkes

Become as a Child: Scripture Study – By Contributor Mama Emily Perkes

Becoming as little children: lessons from my children

We Can Do Hard Things – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

We Can Do Hard Things – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

“…With God all things are possible.” (Matthew 19:26) His hands trembled and his shoulders hunched as he stepped forward to take the tray of bread. As he walked up to the stand at the front of the chapel, he glanced from side to side, making […]

The Soul-Garden – By Contributor Mama Heidi Marie

The Soul-Garden – By Contributor Mama Heidi Marie

Nature has such powerful life lessons. I adore flowers, blooms and metaphors with these amazing creations. I recently took a few trips to the garden shops with my kids; yes, crazy, but I tried to share one of my happy places with my little ones. […]

Revelation like a Sunrise – By Contributor Ashley Marchant

Revelation like a Sunrise – By Contributor Ashley Marchant

“Do you recall the slow and almost imperceptible increase in light on the horizon… gradually and steadily the intensity of the light increased, and the darkness of night was replaced by the radiance of morning. Eventually, the sun did dawn over the skyline. But the […]

Our Divine Identity, Part 2: Reason and Record – By Contributor Mama Wendy

Our Divine Identity, Part 2: Reason and Record – By Contributor Mama Wendy

“Reason and record what you learn about the Divine Identity you are seeking, as well as that which is lost through this effort and defining synonyms.” Identity includes what makes you unique and different from anyone else. Identity is like your fingerprint and like a […]

Our Divine Identity, Part 1: Lost again: the search for unchanging identity – By Contributor Mama Wendy

Our Divine Identity, Part 1: Lost again: the search for unchanging identity – By Contributor Mama Wendy

So once again I lost myself. Not in the good way, the scriptural way, “those who lose themselves for my sake” way. This was in the “Who am I?” and “What am I doing here?” way. I still knew my name (sometimes) and the routines […]

The Specialist – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

The Specialist – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

My grandfather was a contractor, and a major lesson I learned from him is that you always, ALWAYS leave a few minutes at the end of a project to tidy up and put away. So yesterday, when two workers came to our home to install […]

The Witching Hour – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

The Witching Hour – By Contributor Mama Kathrine

Despite my best efforts, it had happened again: the Curse of the Witching Hour. You know what I’m talking about. You’ve nearly gotten through the day, dinner is in the works, bedtime is in sight…and then… For the third day in a row, I had […]