Kim Erickson

The Blessing of Time

January 30, 2021
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It’s “birthday weekend” at our house. We will celebrate the blessing of time. Ethan into his teenage years and Devin into his “fourth quarter.” Balloons will be blown up, candles will be blown out, but may we never forget the blessing of time. Time to treasure, love, and listen. Time to talk, make memories, and … Read more

Can You Boast?

December 30, 2020
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Bragging is bad. Boasting is annoying. Yet, several times in the Bible, God tells us to boast. What does God tell us to boast about? Him, of course. But, also we are told to boast about knowing Him: “Thus says the Lord, ‘Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the … Read more

Are You On Schedule?

October 15, 2020
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“Year after year, observe your feasts on schedule” (Isaiah 29:1). Taken out of context, this verse may seem to emphasize our organized worship of God. In context, however, you will understand how angry God is with His children’s plodding, insincere religious activities. Woe to the people, Isaiah the prophet warned. Lamenting, mourning, and destruction were … Read more

Book Bundle with Dr. Gary Chapman!

October 8, 2020
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Check out this book bundle with one of the latest books by Dr. Gary Chapman, author of The 5 Love Languages! Offer ends October 31.

I’ll See It When I Know It…Wait, huh??

September 9, 2020
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We were driving to soccer practice, talking about something, when my son said, “you know, I’ll see it when I know it.” It took me a second to realize he said it backwards! Usually, we hear “I’ll know it when I see it.” As we laughed about his mix-up, I realized what he said is … Read more

Sow Sorrow, Reap Joy?!

August 8, 2020
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One of the most stunning things about losing a child is the joy. Joy?! Yes, shouts of joy in fact. How is it possible? Imagine being lost in a deep, dark cave. You’ve been trying to get out for hours. You have no light, no way to see where to go. You are lost. You … Read more

Loud and Proud!

July 15, 2020
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This morning, I decided to be more vocal, more open about something . . . there is something I’ve been keeping a bit to myself lately that I feel compelled to share with you. I was reading Psalm 86, a prayer of David, this morning. Near the end, David wrote that God helped him and … Read more

Kim Featured in Proverbs31 Devotion!

May 19, 2020
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Hi Blog Family, I wanted to share this exciting news with you: Proverbs31 featured a devotion I wrote last week! You can still find it on their site here. The P31 devotion was about how God heals our souls when hard things happen. Proverbs31 also did a giveaway of my latest book, Surviving Sorrow: A … Read more

The Grieving: How Can You Help?

May 6, 2020
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Many people have asked me, “how can I help someone who is grieving?” Others have asked me, “how can the church minister to grieving moms?” I had the chance to share my “Top 10” ways Christians can help grieving people turn towards God (and not away). You can read the article in Pastor Resources (www.PastorResources.com) … Read more

Do You Know What Today Is? Bereaved Mother’s Day

May 3, 2020
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Did you know that today is Bereaved Mother’s Day? It happens one week from Mother’s Day. If you know a mom who has lost a baby, child, teenager, adult, it matters not. Her heart is broken. Sending her something she can relate to, to let her know she’s not alone, and to help her go … Read more