Am I a Good Mom? By: Erika Opperman

“Moooommmmm, can you come here?” “Mommy, look at this,” my youngest exclaimed as he shoved his Mario action figure in my face. “Mom, my math…” All I wanted to do was send a text message that was now four days overdue for a response, but I couldn’t seem to find the headspace or spare second…

God is With You, Draw Near to God and Trust Anyway By: Liz Faught

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil for you are with me….” – Psalms 23:4 “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” – Romans 8:28 In the…

The Gospel and the Pandemic By: Beth Holmes

            As I write this, we are coming to the end of our fourth week of social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020. I have no idea what the world will be like as you read this, perhaps in May when it should be originally published, or some time off in the distant…

Hope for Every Generation By: Maggie Meadows Cooper

My sweet friends, it seems we find ourselves in uncharted waters. Schools are closed, sporting events canceled, businesses surviving through online interaction and curbside pickup options. “Social distancing” and “COVID-19” are the new buzz words on television and social media. All things that would have been unthinkable just a couple of months ago. In the…

Costumes and Masks By Kristen Hudson

“For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” Psalm 139: 13-14a For 8 years, I have been a mom of boys (current ages 8 and 3). I love to watch their simplicity of play—with boxes and dirt and any…

Depression Does Not Have Me Anymore! By: Jorden Dixon

“My story”… two tiny words, one overwhelmingly daunting task. Sharing my story isn’t something that I thought I would ever be able to do. As I sit here while my 3 year old daughter plays in the bathtub, it’s not lost on me that my life could’ve been drastically different, I could have given up…