The beautiful chaos of summer

The Beautiful Chaos of Summer

Does anyone else have a love-hate relationship with summer? I love the extra time with my kids, but hate how little I get done around the house. I love spending time outdoors in the sun, but I hate the extreme heat. I love the…

June 29, 2017
God is in control

Looking At Horrible Circumstances From A New Perspective

If anyone had told me I’d be the mother of a child who’d need care the rest of her life because of a brain injury I would’ve said, “I’m not the sort of person who can handle that kind of thing.” And I would’ve been…

June 26, 2017
life is fleeting

Walking in the Valley

The last time I wrote I’d blogged about having children, and I’d wanted to share more about how God had brought me and my family through the valley of the shadow of death. But something worse than a shadow turned up in our lives.…

June 22, 2017

3 Keys to Survival When You’re Running on Empty

We need a lot of things in this life. That is not a secret. Let’s be honest. We have needs. Personally, I think women have more needs than men. LOL, but that is for another discussion. However, not every need will be met. And…

June 19, 2017

3 Steps to Overcome Laziness

A Guest Post by Helene Smith I’ve been lazy before.  Not the “I should probably get up and work but it’s been a busy day and I’m going to play board games with the kids instead” lazy.  The sinful, procrastinating, anxiety-provoked and provoking, let-down-your-friends-and-miss-deadlines…

June 15, 2017

Are You Causing A Ruckus For Christ?

Do you sometimes feel beaten down by the world? Do you spend your time spent around those who tell you ‘you can’t’ rather than those who tell you can? It’s easy to dragged down by others. It seems this is becoming the norm in…

June 12, 2017

Fostering Community for Christian Women

A Guest Post by Ivy Neal I believe God created us with the desire and the need for community – first with Him, but also with one another. What I want to share today is what I’ve been learning about community within the church…

June 8, 2017
faith without works

Faith Works

I’ve been discussing ways to stay fresh in our daily walk with God… something I’ve found I need so much more the older I get. The first two points were to see things through the eyes of new Christians, and to keep a proper…

June 5, 2017
3 Ways to Spend Time With Jesus This Summer

Summer Schedules & Jesus

Does anyone else have trouble holding down a routine during the summer? During the school year, my schedule is set. I get up, get my family ready to go. Kiss my husband, drop the kids off at school, and then settle in with a…

June 1, 2017
love yourself

I’m Surrounded By Entirely Too Much of Myself

I’ve spent the week getting beat up. Getting beat up by myself and my thoughts (repeatedly, consistently). By the angry world around me. By circumstances, sickness, and worries. After several days of reading God’s Word through a Bible plan online, I had a revelation.…

May 29, 2017