Do you walk around looking perfectly fine, but secretly carrying wounds that no one else can see? Can there really be anything good in the midst of something so bad? Believe it or not, there are some surprising gifts of pain, though they not always be obvious at first. If you’ve been silently struggling, this is one post you will not want to miss.
Today I am happy to welcome back to LWSL my friend Emily Wierenga. I first met Emily at a conference a few years ago, and in the years since I have been so blessed and inspired by her writing about faith, parenting, and life after anorexia. Her brand new memoir, Making It Home: Finding My Way To Peace, Identity and Purpose is […]
Today I am honored to introduce you to Susan Mead, an amazing woman I have had the pleasure of connecting with a couple of times this past year. She has an incredible–and heartbreaking–story, one she shared in her recent book, Dance with Jesus: From Grief to Grace. Today she is here at LWSL to share about a […]
I used to pride myself on my killer immune system and the fact that I never got sick. In fact, for the first five years we were married, I don’t think my husband ever saw me not feeling well. But the last few years have been a completely different story. Last winter I was sick–really sick–almost […]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but let’s be honest–it can also be the most stressful! Between the added responsibilities and obligations, family drama, emotional overload, financial strain, and the fear that we’re just not doing enough, the months of November and December can quickly become overwhelming. In fact, if I’m being totally honest with you, one […]