Give Jesus Your Baggage “Then Jesus said, ‘Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.’” Matthew 11:28 (NLT)  I can hardly believe that the darling little boy who used…

Let The Shepherd Carry You This Christmas.

The first time we took Christian to visit his Scottish family was at Christmas and he was two years old.  Although he was happy to meet everyone but not so sure about the accent of the Scottish Santa, he was…

God Has Come To Us!

I can’t believe it is already December 5 and Christian will be home from college in less than two weeks.  Christmas!  This reminds me of when I was a child. A distant aunt insisted on knitting me a new hat…

What To Do When Your Life Feels Messy.

When Christian was a little boy, and he was finally tucked up in bed after prayers and stories, I would walk to the bedroom door, stop, turn and ask him this question: “Which boy does Mommy love?” He would put…

A Personal Note From Sheila.

In 2 weeks, my new book “In The Middle Of The Mess” releases. It’s about what to do if you find yourself struggling right now and you are in the middle of a mess. Maybe a small mess.  Maybe a…

Come Home. He Is Waiting.

One of my most treasured possessions is a book by the Scottish writer Ian Maclaren titled Beside the Bonnie Briar Bush. It was given to me by Ruth Graham, the late wife of Dr. Billy Graham. There are several stories in…

A Personal Note From Sheila.

In 2 weeks, my new book, “In The Middle Of The Mess” releases.  It’s what to do if you find yourself struggling right now in the middle of a mess.  And it’s a book I almost didn’t write because facing…

Prayers For Florida

My heart aches right now as I return from New Zealand and see the devastation throughout Florida and in my husband’s home city Charleston, SC.  It’s hard to take in the pictures we’re seeing and the unimaginable flooding that has…

Prayers For Texas.

My heart aches this morning for my home state of Texas and the people of Louisiana. It’s hard to take in the pictures we’re seeing and the unimaginable flooding that has left thousands homeless. Please join me in praying for…

Trusting God One Step At A Time

Have you ever asked yourself, what does it look like to trust God? How do we live in this crazy, shifting world and still stand in a place of absolute confidence that God is with us and for us? It’s easy to…

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