Christian Living, Motherhood

A Prayer for My Daughter

Job rose up early. As the sky drifted from blackness to soft indigo to warm yellow light, he diligently constructed altars for each of his children, bringing sacrifices of worship on their behalf. The crisp fresh day his backdrop, Job asked Yahweh to watch his sons and daughters, to purify them, to make them right… Continue reading A Prayer for My Daughter

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Christian Living, Motherhood

5 Scriptures New Moms Need to Hear

Free Indeed has a new website! Please visit this link to view the post in its entirety. I once thought that passing exams at Cornell University was my toughest challenge in life, but a few weeks after the birth of Amariah I had to seriously reconsider. Nurturing new life requires stamina and determination that far surpasses studious… Continue reading 5 Scriptures New Moms Need to Hear

Christian Living, Motherhood

Motherhood Meditation

His delight is not in the strength of the horse, nor his pleasure in the legs of a man, but the Lord takes pleasure in those who fear Him, in those who hope in His steadfast love. Psalm 147:10-11 That is my meditation for today. Currently I’m sitting next to my baby’s rocker, carefully tapping the keyboard with soft… Continue reading Motherhood Meditation

Christian Living, Motherhood

What’s Behind the Name “Amariah”

Like many parents-to-be Isaias and I pored over baby names—wondering what our firstborn child should be called, what her verbal identity would be. We browsed through countless lists, focusing on those of Ancient Hebrew origin since it’s one of the original languages of God’s Word, the Bible. Amariah popped up, and had a beautiful ring… Continue reading What’s Behind the Name “Amariah”