A Plan for Summer Sanity


Summer is upon us. For some moms it feels like sweet relief after months of homework, school projects, and a plethora of activities. For other moms it can seem like storm clouds are on the horizon as they wonder, What am I going to do with everyone home all summer? Years ago, I found myself two weeks into […]

Summer Reading Ideas

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Our Women’s Care Team is one of the greatest joys of getting to work at my church. Last fall, in preparation for our women’s retreat, they gave me a list of some of their favorite books, along with the reasons they enjoyed them. I thought their picks might provide a helpful list for summer reading. […]

Guest Post: Thou Shall Not Covet Thy Neighbor’s Church


Witty Women Who Write: Megan Hill Wit: /wit/ noun – a person who has an aptitude for using words and ideas in a quick and inventive way When I began thinking about Wit’s End, one of my hopes was to create a place to share the wisdom and words of other women. To do so, I’ve […]

Making a Mess of Motherhood


One of my favorite memories from childhood is making sugar cookies with my mom. Naturally, I wanted to continue this tradition with my own family. I vividly remember one of the first years that I attempted to bake with my children. I found my mom’s recipe and prepared the dough. I got out the cookie […]

Finding Joy in Unplanned Circumstances

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“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NIV) Early in the morning I approached his crib. Already dressed for my busy day, I greeted him with a smile. As I took him in my arms, he responded by throwing up […]