Mothers of the Bible Series: Rahab

Motherhood: A Calling Like No Other Shandyn Paul, The Anchored Mama “By faith the prostitute Rahab, because she welcomed the spies, was not killed with those who were disobedient.” Hebrews 11:31 NIV I can remember the one thing I wanted to be more than anything else in the world- I wanted to be a mom. …

Mothers of the Bible Series: Jochebed

When We Need to Trust God in Our Motherhood By Courtney Devich As mothers, we feel the heaviness of the responsibility that God has entrusted us with – caring for these kids – so when it comes to handing it back over to Him, it can be difficult. I’m notorious for wanting control when it …

Mothers of the Bible Series: Hagar

When God Shows up in Our Desperation and Heartache By Jessika Sanders “She gave this name to the LORD who spoke to her: ‘You are the God who sees me,’” –Genesis 16:13 NIV In an instant, the beautiful house of cards I had built, stacked so high, so perfectly placed, and so picture-worthy, came tumbling …

Mothers of the Bible Series: Sarah

When God Meets Moms Right Where They Are By Leslie Konhaeuser, Mothering By Faith I once heard it said that if you look carefully at the Biblical narrative, you will see an interesting trend–God often meets men on mountaintops. Men are invited away from the busyness and the noise of their surroundings to meet with …

Three Truths to Remember When Fear Over Faith Takes Root in Your Heart

Fear and Motherhood I shifted the weight back and forth from leg to leg as I stood in the long line at the pharmacy waiting to return my medicine I had bought the prior day. The store was busy and to my discomfort, the line of people behind me was as long as the line of …

Finding Peace in the Midst of the Storms in Your Motherhood

The water started to come up to my ankles and the boat I was in was struggling to stay afloat. Slowly I began sinking deeper and deeper into the murky waters. A mixture of sweat and tears poured from my face as I fought to hold it all together. The storm swirling around me, crashing …

Building a Custom of Prayer in Our Home and Hearts of Our Children

I sent a text to a good friend of mine, jokingly suggesting how great it would be to be able to download all of our mom wisdom straight into our children’s brains to make sure they have all the necessary knowledge before they leave our home one day.  I can put a lot of pressure …

When Praying Stops the Comparison Trap

When Praying Stops the Comparison Trap By Amber Palmer The weight from the loaded backpack I had been lugging around all day, along with my children’s heavy attitudes, started to weigh down my body and my heart.  Although we were on a family vacation at the happiest place on earth, we were all far from …

Five Ways to Strengthen Your Prayer Time in the Busy and Overwhelming Seasons of Motherhood

Praying in the Busy and Overwhelming Seasons of Motherhood “Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.” Jeremiah 29:12 Hi, I am Amber and I am an easily overwhelmed mom.  Throw a busy schedule on top of it all, I can become distracted and unfocused …

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