Choosing Life in the Byways

Choosing Life in the Byways

“And the master said to the servant, ‘Go out to the highways and hedges and compel people to come in, that my house may be filled.”     – Luke 14:23 – I know it’s been very quiet on the pages of Grace Broke Mom for a few months. I am...
That Time My Son Was Almost Killed

That Time My Son Was Almost Killed

This post was originally published in 2008 on OurRisingSound.com. It has been modified and edited, as much has changed in the 8 years since it’s writing. Here is the story of how we almost lost our first born son when he was struck by a truck… One evening,...
I Stand With the Oppressed

I Stand With the Oppressed

I started my morning by having a phone conversation with my long-time best friend. She is hilarious. She is kind and thought-provoking and genuinely cares about people. Not just about people, but she goes deep. She wants to know about what makes people work the way...
To Everything… Turn, Turn, Turn.

To Everything… Turn, Turn, Turn.

How many times have you uttered the words, “I just need a break!”? How often have you felt like the onslaught of challenges, hard times, sleepless nights, and frustration was an endless battle that you were doomed to never win? I know I have felt this way...