Tag: #anchor180

  • It Takes A Village

    I told God at the beginning of this adventure that if he opened doors, I would go. As we loaded up and backed out of the driveway a few weekends ago, Isabella asked for about the tenth time, “mom where on earth is this place located?” I had been invited to speak at a church […]

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  • Dear Single Mommas

    Dear single mom- You made it to the end of another day! You’re tired! Another week is upon us and while everyone is planning their weekend shenanigans, you’re looking at the loads of laundry already piling up and the kids who will be home all weekend. For some of you, the bills sucked up your […]

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  • In the Wait

    On Good Friday, we mourn and there is a sadness we cannot deny. It is the day Jesus went to the cross to save us for the sin and shame God knew he would obtain. Then Sunday comes and we REJOICE!! The grave is empty because not even death could hold him. He is the […]

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  • Repellent or Magnet

    We all have a story and a reason we believe the things we do. We may come from the same nation, neighborhood or raised in the same church but we still have several different visions of the world. Most of us have a story that has changed us or put us on the path we […]

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  • Followers

    “Be a leader, Not a follower.” I bet your parents told you that at least 100 times growing up. We strive as parents, to teach our kids about leadership, peer pressure and the danger in following blind behind popularity with statements like, “If Susan jumped off a bridge Lindsay, would you do it?” I don’t […]

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  • Dodgeball

    This last Saturday, my two boys woke up so excited and ready to dominate in the dodgeball tournament I had signed us up for just a few weeks before. They had so many different ideas of how fast they would throw the ball and how they were going to jump quickly out of the way […]

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  • Dear Precious Girl

    Dear Precious Girl, I know you get sick of people always telling you all the things you shouldn’t be doing. I know you think that all of us are old and our main goal in this lifetime is to make sure you have a miserable childhood with absolutely no fun. You assume that we don’t […]

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  • Trade In The Lawn Mower

    From helicopters to lawn mowers, parents are changing their parenting and making the generations ahead more ready to receive a participation trophy than ever before. In a great effort to protect our kids, are we hurting them more than helping them? No one wants their kids to fail but I think we would all agree […]

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  • No “Because I Said So”

    “Because I said so!” There are no words more annoying that have ever been spoken to a child. Mostly because kids and teenagers think they know better than their parents do and I don’t know about you, but I thought my dad was quite dumb until my 20’s. (I have already confessed to being a […]

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  • Unfollowed

    I’m on the struggle bus with something that is so unpopular in todays world. It is a simple yet complex topic and the most important one that Paul talks about in Ephesians through the armor of God. It is Truth! I am in a complete whirlwind with the truth. We are saturated daily with news […]

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