- The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing. Zephaniah 3:17
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Hi, I'm Kimberly. I'm honored you're here, reading these words. I humbly pray God would use these stories to encourage you and remind you of his deep, deep love for you.
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Author Archives: Kimberly Girard
“Let the excellence of your work be your protest.” –Bill Lane I read this quotation tonight and immediately felt discouraged that my work this week has consisted primarily of caring for my children, felled by strep throat and high fevers. Discouraged I didn’t … Continue reading
Nothing works today— The vacuum, The bus, The heat. Nothing is complete— The laundry, The lists, The house. When nothing works the way I want, When I cut it to the bone, It feels like you’re out to get me, … Continue reading
Return, O my soul, to your rest; for the Lord has dealt bountifully with you. –Psalm 116:7 We’ve lived in Pittsburgh for almost three months now. We moved into a house built in 1929. It’s a beautiful home with countless … Continue reading
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters (footnote: “beside waters of rest”). He restores my soul. –Psalm 23: 1-3 He gives me rest. That … Continue reading
We told our kids we’re moving to Pittsburgh this summer for a new job. They were sad, asked why we couldn’t stay, but amid the sadness, they accepted it. They have questions, ranging from the state bird and flower to … Continue reading
I was privileged to write for Proximity Magazine on how play looks for us as adults and what we can learn from our children in The Brilliance of Pretending. I’d love for you to take a look; it just went live today.
I saw a video at church that Dove created as part of their ‘Choose Beautiful’ campaign last spring. At shopping malls in Delhi, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, and London, they placed signs above two adjacent doors, one marked … Continue reading
What if uncertainty were a plump, fluffy armchair and I slid into it, my socked feet pulled close What if I let this chair envelope me and made friends with its ever-present nature What if I settled in and even … Continue reading
Three paragraphs. This fall I had the opportunity to write for a parenting magazine. They asked me to write three paragraphs about the challenges of being a stay-at-home mom. More specifically, they wanted me to speak on how I balance being a … Continue reading
Whatever anxieties, fears, unknowns you may be staring down today, I pray these words might reach you and remind you that God is a good father who says many patient times, “Do not fear.”