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.
Summer is nearly over - signs of its end have been popping up for weeks as school supply coupons have been crammed into mailboxes, store shelves overflowing with back to school items, registrations winding down or quickly opening, activity practices ramping up for athletic seasons to begin - but the biggest sign of them all … Continue reading A prayerful send off
I’ve found it to be an evolution of sorts - this living life surrendered to Jesus. Sure, there are areas I’ve handed over without much hesitation, but I confess there are others that I’ve had quite the hold on requiring the Lord’s scrubbing away at finger by finger in an effort to release my iron … Continue reading 5 ways to add Jesus to your day
Marriage is tough. Anyone that tells you different is NOT being truthful. Think otherwise? Check out what statistics say...we are just as likely to fail as we are to succeed. Join me over on Her View today as I discuss my own struggle, and how I have found that focusing on what my husband isn't … Continue reading Why I focus on what my husband can’t do
‘Take these feelings away.’ That was the prayer racing through my mind as I lay awake in bed that night. Now on night two of these frustrated words rattling me from sleep, I desperately wanted this feeling to leave, yet there it was again, and I couldn’t shake it. Giving up on my seemingly unanswered … Continue reading When we let God be GOD
Reading: Luke 10:30-37 You ever run across a bible lesson thinking it basic in nature only to have a point in life that takes you back to its words making you feel as if it has hit you over the top of the head, forcing realization that there is way more to it than originally … Continue reading Modern Day Good Samaritan
As parents we are called to train our children, not asked to raise them. Psalms 127:3 tells us that, ‘Children are a gift from the LORD; they are a reward from him.’ They are a God given gift presented to us with the instruction we find in Proverbs 22:6 telling us to ‘Train up a … Continue reading Raising Chickens / Training Children
Prayer by definition is talking to God. Based on that simple definition, it should be a pretty easy task to accomplish considering we utter anywhere from 10,000 – 20,000 words a day. How hard can it be to direct just a few of them to the God of creation? For a lot, it’s not – … Continue reading How to pray when stress has you bound
This is my prayer chair. This is the place I begin each day by opening my Bible, exploring God's word, and talking to my Heavenly King. Some days the trek to this chair seems arduous and is filled with distraction after distraction while others are effortless and smooth. Whichever, the day and whatever it takes, … Continue reading My prayer chair
As mom's we so quickly fall prey to the enemies lies that every other mom has it more together then we do particularly when it comes to our homes, and how well maintained they are. Truth be told we are all more alike then we realize. Join me in taking it day by day as we get rid of the illusion of perfection.