We have neighbors that have a beautifully simple nativity scene. It’s white – only white. They set it out in the front of their home and they put a spot light on it so in the dark of the night as you drive by their home you see a simple reminder of Jesus’ birth. They … Continue reading Back to the heart of giving gifts…
I love the Word of God. In it we find who He is, and in it we find who we are. It is more poweful then we grasp, and holds the key to unlocking the door that opens to each of us the purpose and position that God has made us to hold. The Enemy … Continue reading Who I am in Christ
Some days I wake up with an overwhelming praise for the mercy of Jesus. Thoughts of the sins of my past will flood my mind as I am reminded of His mercy and that the sins I once allowed to rule my world no longer have the power to define the person I am. … Continue reading Jesus, just Jesus
I believe in… I believe in raising my children with ample supply of silliness. I believe in playing dress up. I believe in making a mess. I believe in dancing in the rain I believe in jumping in muddy puddles. I believe in rolling in the dirt. I believe in bedtime stories I believe in … Continue reading I believe…
“Hey MOM!”… “Can I do this?” “Can we do that?” “Can we go here…wait…How about we go there?” “Can we? Can we? Can we, please?” We are seven sentences into this and I don’t know about you, but I am exhausted by these simple questions consistently asked by the sweetest little humans this world has … Continue reading Take the risk, say yes.
Self-Love is it instinct, or is it learned? What image comes to mind when you think of self-love? The importance of loving yourself is magnified by popular culture in its emphasis that we must learn to do it. 1) Thinking on that emphasis - how would you define self-love? 2) What are your thoughts when … Continue reading What to do when you don’t want God’s plan.
This is a picture of my vision board - don’t laugh…actually – go ahead let’s laugh together, I realize it’s blank, leading a person to sarcastically wonder, what sort of vision is this? Give me a moment to explain – the fact that I now own this MASSIVE (blank) pin board is a HUGE deal. … Continue reading God gave you a purpose? Now what do you do?
Matthew 5:45 ‘…It rains on the just and the unjust alike.’ – This is one of those statements in the Bible that just doesn’t make sense to me? Elsewhere in the same book, we are told that God is good, His plan for us is good, and what the Devil intends for bad - God … Continue reading Rains and Valleys, how to survive the unlivable.
Today marks the last day of our prayerful sendoff to Back-to-School 2018. While our prayers here may be ending, our prayers for these precious students cannot. One of my favorite old Church songs to sing contains a line that says, ‘This world is not my home I’m just a passing through,’ In John 17:14, we … Continue reading Prayerful Send off – Day 15 – Off They Go
Back-to-School 2018 is nearly here (for some of you, maybe it’s already begun) and this prayerful sendoff is quickly wrapping up. With two days left we’ve got two power packed verses vital for our kids as we send them off to be the light God has called them to be. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 ‘All scripture … Continue reading Prayerful Parenting – Day 14