Author Archives: Karen May

About Karen May

Child of God, wife, mom, author, teacher, musician

How much should we give?

“I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give. I am afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare. In other words, if our expenditure on comforts, luxuries, amusements, etc. is … Continue reading

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Music Monday: In My Blood

I was a little hesitant to include this song in my Music Monday posts. My daughter recommended it excitedly, and after listening to it, I wasn’t sure what message was coming across. I like the strength in it and the … Continue reading

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Hope for the Hopeless

  I am excited to share this video about Community First Village in Austin. Mobile Loaves and Fishes, the charity that developed the village, has a unique and beautiful understanding of homelessness and what is needed to help end it. … Continue reading

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Receiving the Gift

  So that we might obtain this life of happiness, he who is true life itself taught us to pray, not in many words as though speaking longer could gain us a hearing. After all, we pray to one who, … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Tightrope

Embed:  I love this song from the movie The Greatest Showman. It’s a poignant song about the adventure of love. The more I listened to the words, though, the more I felt it reflected my life in Christ. “High in the … Continue reading

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Funniest church moments ever

For our first Fun Friday post, I’m going to share some hilarious church moments from a Jennifer Fulwiler Facebook post. These short, ten-word stories had my family laughing until they cried. I’ve lived some of these, and seen a few … Continue reading

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A Taste of Heaven

“About death I go through different moods, but the times when I can desire it are never, I think, those when this world seems harshest. On the contrary, it is just when there seems to be the most of Heaven … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Unpack Your Heart – Phillip Phillips

Bring your secrets, bring your scars, Bring your glory, all that you are, Bring your daylight, bring your dark, Share your silence, and unpack your heart… Into your darkness I’ll shine a light   I love this joyful, energizing pop … Continue reading

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Summer Schedule

June 1st and summer has begun in our house. School’s out, the temperature is rising, and the pool is calling. Every summer, I go into a little lighter mode and I plan on doing the same this year. I’ll keep … Continue reading

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Picture Perfect

    Over the last year or so, I have been blessed to include my daughter in my work. Just as I was trying take my own pictures for my posts, she started developing an eye for photography. Great timing … Continue reading

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