Maundy Thursday Activity: Pretzels of Prayer

This week’s Creative Devotion is called Pretzels of Prayer and comes from the Lent and Easter Family Activity Guide I put together for you and your kids. Last week, we made soft pretzels using this easy recipe. My kids truly enjoy being in the kitchen with me, and I’ve found it gives us lots of time to talk while their …

Prayer peace of mind

A Quick Prayer for Peace of Mind

Do you struggle with worry, overwhelm, or anxiety? This prayer for peace of mind will help redirect your thoughts to our heavenly Father and fill you with His peace and stillness instead… “Did you read the email?” The look in his eyes said it all. “No,” I responded cautiously. He summarized it quickly, explaining how this one note would change …

a-prayer-for-christmas-peace

A Prayer for Christmas Peace

I don’t know about you, but I can get so consumed by everything I need to DO for the Christmas season that I often skip my quiet time with the Lord just to tackle another item on my list. And if I do make it to that sacred space, my mind is buzzing with so much to do that I can …

How to find rest amid the holiday chaos

How to Find Rest Amid the Holiday Chaos

I held the phone to my ear as I stirred the potato soup and grabbed the bottle cap out of my toddler’s mouth. “So, how are you doing?” she asked, friendly and openly. “Honestly?” I ventured. “I’m a bit overwhelmed. I’ve got so many things to do in the next few weeks and we’re only halfway through November. I don’t …