Last week as I read my devotional, I glanced over the 10 commandments, not expecting to see anything new. However, the 10th commandment struck me as if I had never seen it before. This is the one that says, “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male servant,[Read More…]
There’s nothing quite like waiting for critical test results that gets you right with God. There’s that impending threat of disappointment, a test result that wasn’t quite right that leads to another test and yet another. Waiting for a report on your child’s health and never walking more than two feet from your phone can[Read More…]
Many have asked about how we built our turned-leg coffee table and we did it by combining two great tutorials. Jeremy and I first started with Ana White’s turned leg coffee table plans here. We followed everything in her plans for the top except we had a hard time getting each plank the exact length[Read More…]
A few months ago, I made some curtains for a friend and I had several things to take to my car when it was time to leave. My friend’s daughter Cate sweetly volunteered to help with a bag of curtains to take home and hem. I handed her the bag and suddenly saw a wave[Read More…]
Sleek, new furniture pieces sit on the showroom floor to absorb the attention of potential buyers, but it’s the broken furniture on the side of the road that will never catch a second glance. Fortunately, brokenness is not something God rejects but embraces so He can make a whole and new again. What I had realized in this china cabinet transformation is how God uses our brokenness to do his best work.