“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?
Prayerful Parenting - Day 3 The past two days we’ve spent time in focused prayer asking God to do something in our kids, today we shift that focus as we turn to Proverbs 22:6 with its instruction toward us as parents. Training our kids is the most rewarding, important, and difficult job we’ll ever take … Continue reading Prayerful Parenting – Day 3
Our most effective defense against the enemy's attack?... Digging into the Word of God and discovering the power that His Holy Spirit residing within us gives. EVERY promise in the book is ours...Choose Him.
Reading: 2 Corinthians 12 1-10 We have two rose bushes planted in the landscape around our home. They are stunning and fragrant, I enjoy gazing upon them when they are in full bloom, but I must admit that I dread getting them to that point. Getting them to that beautiful bloom requires working in the … Continue reading The Beauty of the Thorn
2 Timothy 3:16, 'All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:' The Bible is the most incredible book to ever be written. It is God breathed. Although not purposed for entertainment, it is timeless and captivating once you become entrenched in its … Continue reading What’s the connection?
I love the outdoors, I love to be moving and exploring, but there is something special about curling up in a warm blanket on the couch sitting next to a lit up Christmas tree. I could sit there all night enjoying such a sweet and comfortable atmosphere. As a people, we love comfort, and we … Continue reading Lead me Lord
1 Thessalonians 5:18; In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. Psalms 107:1; O give thanks unto the LORD, for [he is] good: for his mercy [endureth] for ever Thanksgiving - one of my favorite days of the year. A day spent with family. A day … Continue reading In all things give thanks
My trust I give the unseen Hand The One that beckons from where I stand A prayer we offer in words we mention The Hand responds sweet in precision Moments or years, His timing unknown Our confidence grounded, we are not alone. Compared our plans they are not similiar His ways so high feel unfamiliar … Continue reading The unseen Hand