Revisit: Housing Wisdom

We now live in the house I wrote about below —"The Burleson CharlottesVilla"— where friends and family come to "cozy down." But believe me, the whole process wasn't exactly a warm and cozy, relaxing experience! God saw us through many decisions, setbacks, delays, and "issues." And now, we are incredibly grateful every day for each... Continue Reading →

Keep Calm And Carry On

I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them... I will not forsake them. (Isaiah 42:16) In just a few days, MomsHooPray kicks off our 11th year with something new; the NoVA group will meet OUTSIDE, with... Continue Reading →

Testing Positive In A Pandemic

Well done, college praying moms. You have "tested positive" in the middle of a pandemic. You have chosen to think, speak, and act in ways that pass this test of faith—with love and creativity. Maybe you didn't always feel like it, and maybe you didn't always follow through, and it ain't over yet, but from... Continue Reading →

A Decade of Prayer

It was June of 2015 when my Class of 2014 Wahoo stopped by after his workday just as I was loading the car with decorations for our MomsHooPray end of year dinner. He said something like, “Mom, shouldn’t you be retired from this already?” Well, actually, no. We never retire from praying. Even though we... Continue Reading →

Shining in the Dark

Last night many of us waited for the dark to descend so that we would be able to see something beautiful. We corporately celebrated with gratitude our many freedoms. Our country wrestles with real difficulties, yet we still mark what is true and good with sparkling "lights" that shine even brighter in the darkness. Last... Continue Reading →

Stress Strategies

#Never Stress? If only! Stress is no respecter of blue skies or springtime. Nope, season in and season out, stress chills a sunny day and dampens our spirits. It weasels its way into our souls from so many trigger points, both negative or positive: Health issues. Exams. Interviews. Repopulating your nest. Moving your nest. Planning... Continue Reading →

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