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Today, I’m really happy to share with you one of the first posts I ever wrote for the Internet Café, before they’d invited me to be a regular monthly contributor. I love the women there—so many different personalities, and yet so many women seeking God with all that they...... More »

Hope embodied

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13, NIV God is our source and strength. He is the bearer of hope. All true. But...... More »

Join me at the Internet Café today as I explore why my default stance is “I wish there was something I could do to help—but since I can’t, I’ll pray.” And pray with me for what I should think instead.... More »

To You I Sing (A Christmas Prayer)

Silent night Lord, in these moments when the kids are asleep (and I should be), when I’ve put down my work and am lying here, finally still, help me to find You. Holy night Help me to remember why I’m doing all of these...... More »

Why pray?

Why do YOU pray? What is it that keeps you coming back? How do you go on when you don’t feel as though your prayers are being answered? (This is also posted today at the Internet Café. I’d love to have you discuss this here, but feel free to...... More »

Insecurity

I’ve been working towards publication of my book for around three years now and I’ve had a contract for over a year. So it really threw me when I got an email from my publisher requesting my official author photo and bio — and I panicked. I don’t want people...... More »

Enthroned on my praise

Please join me at the Internet Café this morning to read about the cobbled-together mess I make of my worship. Yet you are holy, enthroned on the praises of Israel. ~Psalm 22:3 (NLT) Most Christians would agree: Praise is important. A critical part of worship, of living for God. I love...... More »

Can I carry you?

This post is being featured today at the Internet Café. Some men came carrying a paralyzed man on a sleeping mat. They tried to take him inside to Jesus, but they couldn’t reach him because of the crowd. So they went up to the roof and took off some tiles....... More »

Who’s in the spotlight?

Who’s in the spotlight?

I’m always proud to be posting at Internet Café. To read the rest of the article, join me over there. But first, look at how cute I was. And at my dad’s very plaid, very 1970 pants. Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power...... More »

Evidence of Use

Evidence of Use

And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. Revelations 21:5 What keeps us from starting is often this common fear: What if I mess everything up? Join me at the Internet Café this morning to give thanks to the Creator for the jumbo boxes of 64...... More »