And to all a Goodnight: Tips to Sleeping Better

Gayle Greene, author of Insomniac, says that “sleep is the fuel of life. It’s nourishing; it’s restorative. And when you are deprived of it, you are really deprived of a basic kind of sustenance.” Although we’d rank sleep up there with water, food, and shelter, we often act like it’s the least important–easily dismissed–aspect of our […]

Dear Tired One, Rest.

Last week I wrote a post, exploring some aspects of spiritual warfare (and how to fight it). Obviously, one can’t begin to span the depths in a few hundred words, but sometimes we just need a handlebar to grab into–some truth to motivate us onward. A friend thanked me for the reminders and I tried […]

Please Have a Seat

You would think after eight years of parenting, Aaron and I wouldn’t be playing musical beds at 2:00 in the morning. Alas, my youngest (who was up the last two nights for bed-wetting and coughing) slept sound till 7:30, but the other two circulated the rooms and ended up edged between two sleepless parents. You’ve […]