If you haven’t seen Jim Gaffigan’s comedy sketch on parenting back in the day, please do yourself a favor and watch it now. It will make you laugh. At least I hope so. There is a line he says with his Jim Gaffigan way, “People ask me all the time, “What’s it like having four kids?…
The Words We Speak Over Our Children Matter
My words bring Life or it brings death to our children’s hearts. What we speak over them is the heartbeat of who they are. No matter how old we are, we have an innate longing for approval, affirmation, and sense of belonging from our parents.
Connecting to Our Teens
Each week I observed and was ignited by their gigantic faith. I observed how they feel the weight of the world just as we do. I observed the cry of their hearts longing to be seen, known, and a part of something bigger than themselves. They embraced one another. They put down their phones and…
Picturing the Father Part Three
Over and over again, Jesus explains in Luke 15 how the Father goes after the ones who are lost, who have lost their way. God is the Father who cheers for His kids to come back home.
Picturing the Father Part Two
Sometimes when my heart is in a hardened or closed off space, worship will hit underneath the fragile walls and help them to tumble down.
Picturing the Father
The Relentless Love of the Father- Part One Over the last few weeks on Wholistic Hearts podcast we have been talking about the Wild Mystery and Comforter of the Holy Spirit, Jesus- the Bearded Man who is arresting us with His presence, and now the Father. Who is the Father? It’s nearly inevitable we grow…
Creating Memories After Extreme Quarantine
Last Saturday, a handful of my family- my mom, my oldest brother and two of his sons, drove from Georgia for an adventure to Colorado- in our home. We greeted them with excitement and anticipation to show them around our beautiful glorious state of Colorado over the next week. After months of being quarantined and…
You Can’t Make This S*$#% Up
I’m gonna say it. I think my testimony will be called, “You can’t make this shit up.” I know, that’s offensive to some of you. It was to me, too. And that’s okay. But really…Holy Spirit is wild and so very liberating. When I first started learning about the Holy Spirit, the wildest things were…
The Body Speaks- Loving and Accepting Our Whole Selves
Nine years ago, I was in so much physical torment. My feet felt like fire ants were stuck inside the bottom of my foot. My skin raw and blistering from the uncontrollable itching. Sleep was not an option with this intense rash on my feet which lasted for 5-7 days for years upon years. Questions…
Creativity- Unwrapping the Gift of You During This Season
This week on Wholistic Hearts Podcast I have talked about the importance on being creative during this unique season. With the variety of emotions which can range from panic and fear to joy and relief over not having a stifling end-of-the-year schedule, creativity pulls us into a safe space. With creativity, we are joining in…