Single’ is a word that triggers a variety of reactions. Some will gush about the freedom and independence it brings, while others may feel a pain in their hearts as they are reminded of a longing yet to be fulfilled. It’s probably safe to assume most of us single people live with a combination o
I wake up at 5:45am to exercise before work, but my boss has already emailed me and needs me in the office early. No problem, I’ll skip breakfast to make up for it. Now I’m at work and I’m starving, but it’s not quite lunch. There are donuts in the staff room, I’ll just have […]
Motherhood Isn’t for Wimps – Though the Rewards Are Eternal!
Becoming a mother was the most wonderful yet scary experience of my life. How could I be filled with such love, excitement and exhaustion, joy and trepidation, confidence and insecurity, all at the same time? I was a young missionary in Uganda and both my kids’ births were less than typical. When
When I started coming to the Pearl Church, I just wanted to be left alone; to be in and out. If I was going to serve, it would be in a “behind the scenes” capacity. My ultimate goal was to be unseen and incognito. I was talking to a friend I met at the Pearl […]
Mental health. It’s something we all think about and hear about, whether directly or indirectly. Some will talk about it, others shy away from it. God has a lot to say about our minds, so we, as Christians, should definitely talk about it! God created us uniquely, beautifully, and intricately. Psa