A Gathering of Women

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Amid a chorus of memories, fragrant hand-picked lilies the color of sunrise, and the glow of sunshine, I drove across our valley on Monday. I stopped along the way to gather up dear daughters of our King; their decades of seasoned wisdom pouring forth with their words and prayers.

My daughter and I

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A Heart Journey

Yesterday was a special day.

It was a nephew’s 6th birthday, a sister-in-law’s birthday, the 5th anniversary of our daughter’s adoption finalization, and the day our baby boy successfully made it through his first heart surgery.

If you follow Frugal Granola on Facebook, you may have seen the quick announcement yesterday, as we headed into

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Journey of Blessing: Unfaithful

A couple weeks ago, we had a glimpse into a young woman’s story, who allowed discontent to lead her astray from her marriage. (And a forgiving husband and gracious God that brought restoration!) This week, we’re “turning the tables.” If you’re sitting there, wondering how to respond to a husband’s confession of

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Journey of Blessing: Bittersweet

If you are busy celebrating Father’s Day this weekend, I rejoice with you. However, if this year is finding you discouraged and frustrated, in the aftermath of miscarriage or the midst of infertility, this post is for you. As wives in this journey with our husbands, it can be challenging to grasp how this is

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Journey of Blessing: Discontent

Marriage is hard work.

It is an incredible blessing from God, as we seek to glorify Him, and reflect His relationship with His bride, the Church.

But there are seasons of challenges, of refining through difficulties.

Temptations can creep in, and if we are not on our guard, we can allow sin to

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Journey of Blessing: Unbelief

When your husband does not yet know the love of Christ, as his wife, you are called to minister to him in a unique way. God has called all believers to evangelism, always ready to give an answer for what you believe, and this will include your interactions with your husband.

“But in your

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Journey of Blessing: Lonely

A table for one?

As you sit, sipping your cup of tea, staring at the empty seat across from you, what are your thoughts?

Is there a deep longing in your heart to be noticed, to be confided in, committed to, and even rescued on occasion?

God put a unique longing in

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Journey of Blessing: Wholeness

Wholeness. Joy. Healing. Fulfillment.

Does that sound like infertility to you?

But our God is faithful. He calls us to Himself, and transforms our hearts during challenging seasons.

As soon as I read Natasha’s unique Mother’s Day post, I knew I wanted you to meet her. I have enjoyed reading her blog

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Journey of Blessing Series: The Impossible

Many times, God allows us to experience a season of life that requires us to have a “warrior’s heart” (Judges 6:12) As we wrestle in prayer over our circumstances, God is faithful to guide us in His wisdom and instruction.

He daily calls us to relinquish control of our lives into His hands. In

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Journey of Blessing Series: Longing

How was your week? Is your heart tender with grief right now?

Did you cling to fresh hope after last week? Or did your days seem more challenging than ever?

What is your heart’s longing today? As you pass through the marketplace, surrounded by Mother’s Day gift advertisements, what is your heart’s cry?

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