Pregnant & Afraid: The Day I Started Talking to God Again

Written by Emily Music When I was a little girl, my bedtime prayer usually went something like this: “Dear God, thank you for this day. Thank you for mommy, daddy, nana, poppa, granny, papaw, the dog, the cat,” and the list would go on and on to include extended family, neighbors down the street, and occasionally my (favorite) Barbie dolls. …

Why I Refuse To Teach My Children Religion

The most important fact you need to know about me above being a mom, wife, or writer is that I am a “Jesus freak.” All good DC Talk lovin’ 90s kids know exactly what I’m talking about. I believe in God and trust in what Jesus Christ did for me when he died a gruesome death on the cross. Call …

A Christmas Prayer For the One Who Grieves At Christmastime

Oh Father, You see her tucked away in bed. While other children giggle and wriggle in anticipation that Ol’ St. Nick will soon be near, the only gift her heart desires this Christmas is for Mommy to give her just one more goodnight kiss. She needs You more than ever now. You see him lost and alone, drowning his sorrows in …