Posts tagged with: perspective

4 Ways to Gain a Heavenly Perspective on Housework

This week, Liz Giertz is excited to share with you some lessons God has been teaching her about gaining a heavenly perspective on housework. It hasn’t been easy but it has been worth it. 4 Ways to Gain a Heavenly...

Are We There Yet? (and other repetitive questions from a military homeschool mom)

“Are We There Yet?” (and other repetitive questions from a military homeschool mom)   Surely I am not the only one who’s heard the impatience echo around their mini-van… “Mom, are we there yet!?!” Yup. As a military family, we...

Not Ok…but It’s Ok

Not Ok…but It’s Ok   There is an epidemic unfolding. I know you see it, too. Perhaps you even feel it. Everywhere you look everyone is working overtime to hide it, to fix it, to get under, around, and over...

Home

Home   I grew up in the military as an Army BRAT. We moved a lot. Now, after 22 years as a military spouse, I can honestly say that I have never known what it feels like to not have...

Stories and Scars

Stories and Scars   I know it’s not about me. Really, I do. But in the middle of it…the cutting, bruising, jarring, shocking, disappointing…it is tempting to focus on the present pain and suffering. Believe me, I know. These feelings...

Mud and Vision

Mud and Vision   “Perspective.” Confession time…that word used to seriously get on my nerves. “You just need to get the right perspective,” they would say. My skin would crawl and I am pretty sure my eyes would be tempted...

The Right Direction For Hope

The Right Direction For Hope “Don’t get your hopes up.” I’ve heard the warning, felt the pessimism creep into the cracks. There’s a good chance you have, at one point or another, heard it too. For all I know, you...

Impacting Eternity

Impacting Eternity -Written by Missy Wainman Guest Writer and Planting Roots Worship Team Member I attended a homeschool convention this winter with some friends of mine. This is our 5th year of homeschooling. It is always refreshing to gather with...

Liberation

Liberation Don’t you ever get tired of, well…yourself? I do. I am. Sometimes as the weight and weary press against my nerves and my heart beats heavy with the mantle of my own flesh. I just get tired of the...

A Growing Clarity

A Growing Clarity Something I am pierced by these days is the growing clarity that much of my life has been poured out for the wrong things. My alabaster jar dumped out on a curb that has no power to...
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