All tagged love

Becoming A Mommy

You know how some people are just born with the gift of nurturing and loving little kids?

I remember that trait in my first, real, best friend, Amy. Even at five or six years old, she seemed to gravitate towards the babies in the church nursery every Sunday.

But me? I didn’t like the nursery. It always smelled weird. Like a musty combination of dirty diapers, saltine crackers and juice. And the babies and toddlers? They were okay. But most of them smelled too. And they were usually sticky, smelly, or crying. No thank you.

My Favorite Name is Jonathan

A few weeks ago, I was enjoying a relaxing evening in a cozy home in The Netherlands. It was an ambiance of dimmed lights, candles, blankets and music with some precious people I consider to be dear- part of my Dutch family. We started talking about

Who is God of Your Life?

The other day, I was listening to a talk by a speaker named Kim Meeder. She said something along the lines of this, “In life, there is really just one question: ‘Who will be the god of your life?’” Hmmm… Maybe Good Friday more than any other day, is an opportunity to ask ourselves that question. We celebrate the day Jesus was born. Christmas. We celebrate the day Jesus rose from the dead. Easter. But we also celebrate the day Jesus died. And we call it good.