I was raised in the church. Baptized as a baby, went was dragged to mass as a teenager, spent some time away from church, and came back as an adult. I heard message after message, but never really listened. Perhaps, it was my mistaken view of who God is. Perhaps I never knew how to listen. Perhaps I … [Read more...] about Listening
On most days when 4 o’clock rolls around you will find me in the same place — in my kitchen making supper. I begin the chopping and sautéing and set the table. I call the boys in from the backyard and wash the dirt from underneath their little fingernails. Then the four of us gather around the table … [Read more...] about A Servant’s Heart
By Dr. Alana Cook I have walked with the Lord for as long as I can remember. I distinctly remember asking Jesus into my heart at camp when I was eight years old. I had asked Him before (probably many times at church or with my parents), but that night at camp was the first time I really felt His … [Read more...] about Still Thirsty
Last week I tried something that I’ve been wanting to do for a while — I took a break from checking my Instagram feed. If you are at all familiar with this social media platform you know a lot can happen in an Instagram week — there’s videos and pictures and messages to see, and everything changes … [Read more...] about Feasting On God
Not long ago a question was posted on the Well Christian Woman Facebook page: “What does true wellness mean to you?” I commented on that post by saying “True wellness to me in realizing who I am in Christ. Working on not allowing the world's views and opinions guide me and influence me but … [Read more...] about Am I Well?
As I sat rocking my baby to sleep, I fell into my usual practice of thinking, praying… and getting distracted from my prayers with the next days' schedule. As I sat there I started thinking of how, as a busy wife, mom and woman, I can easily forget to stop and spend time reading my bible and being … [Read more...] about Mindfulness