We Comfort Our Children, as the Lord Comforts Us May is officially here. This was supposed to be the month of celebrations and graduation parties. I knew this month would be hard, but I didn’t realize just how hard. Celebrations Will Happen! Over the weekend, my husband and I headed to five different stores searching…Read More
Five Bible Verses to Pray Over Your Adult Children “You’re a parent of an 18-year-old!” my friend said as I walked over to her. Her excitement was contagious as others joined in, and for a split second, I regretted any mentioning of it. As I held back the tears, I wasn’t offended at all by…Read More
*Tomorrow, June 1, is the 2nd anniversary of Connor’s surgery. I wrote this devotion last year on the first anniversary but didn’t feel called to share it at that time. Lessons from a Whitewashed Hospital Room “Mom, I can’t do this anymore!” Connor moaned with immense pain. Standing by his hospital bed and tightly holding…Read More
“Jesus Christ did not come into this world to make bad people good; He came into this world to make dead people live.” Lee Strobel Tomorrow marks the first day of Lent. In just 40 short days, we will be celebrating our resurrected Savior! Him for Me In our church, we have a saying,…Read More
A Love So Strong and Deep *My monthly series, Women of the Bible, returns today. On the third Tuesday of every month, I will feature a woman in Scripture who found her strength in the Lord when faced with adversity or circumstances beyond her control.* She stood there in disbelief, tears streaming down her face,…Read More
Verses to Pray for Your Student During Finals Week Happy Friday my friends! If your household is anything like ours, not only are you preparing for Christmas, but your high school children are preparing for finals! The tiredness and stress have overtaken my usually joyful children. I remind them daily to rely on the Lord…Read More
Thankful for Family Memories – Camping This past weekend was bittersweet for my family and me. After a few weeks of praying and family meetings, we decided to sell our camper and give up our amazing spot at a beautiful campground. The memories of all the fun we had while camping came flooding back to…Read More
Only Jesus Happy Friday my friends! Yesterday, I heard the new Casting Crowns song on my local Christian music station, WCIC, and I wanted to share it with you. I have to admit, this song brought tears me to tears. Yes, I want to leave a legacy for my future generations, but the most…Read More
Lessons that I Have Learned from My Children Being the only female in a house full of males (including the dog!) can be interesting at times. Aside from the strange smells, and the unusual sounds coming from them, life with my male tribe is something that I would not trade for all the money in the world.…Read More
Just Give Me Jesus! The water was so warm and inviting and my heart was beating so fast from the excitement that was about to come. It was going to be one of the most memorable experiences of my life and one that would be questioned by my family, especially from my mother. “You were…Read More
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My name is Missy, and I love Jesus!
I am a Christ-follower, wife, mom, author, and speaker.