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
praying for your husband

Supplicate: The Importance of Praying for Your Husband

In my last two posts, I’ve discussed the first two words in the acronym Y.E.S., which stands for Yield, Elevate, and Supplicate. This acronym represents three steps to becoming the wives God has called us to be. If you’d like to read all three…

May 25, 2017
unanswered prayers

When God Answers with an Oxygen Mask

Have you ever wondered why you can see God’s hand in some areas of your life, but not so much in others? Maybe like me, you’ve even asked Him. It’s not that you’re not thankful, you just want to know why. That was a…

May 22, 2017
How to be a better wife by elevating your husband

How To Be A Better Wife By Elevating Your Husband

In last week’s post, I let you in on my struggles with being a submissive wife, and how God answered my prayers for wisdom about how to be a better wife with an acronym: Y.E.S. Honey, which stands for Yield, Elevate and Supplicate. Today…

May 18, 2017

5 Lessons Learned About Being Softened

Easter Sunday morning I lay on my back in bed, contemplating getting up, when Ruthie (our daughter’s half-tabby, half Siamese “hearing-aid” cat) came in. She got on the bed, and then, very surprisingly, got on me. She walked around, and started kneading, or softening me…

May 15, 2017
Is God Really Calling Me To Be A Submissive Wife?

Is God Really Calling Me to Be a Submissive Wife?

I have a confession: I really struggle with being a submissive wife. I have a feeling most wives share my plight in one form or another, so I wanted to let you in on some of my journey, because I know there is power…

May 11, 2017

Fighting Prayer Life Paralysis

Have you ever felt like everybody else is “getting prayer” except for you? I know I’ve struggled with that feeling so many times. I want to grow in my prayer life, but how do you even describe what that means? Maturity in prayer is…

May 8, 2017

Let’s Be Real (we all struggle with something)

I was torn up online. I was hurt by people I didn’t know. My attackers called themselves Christians, and were chastising my lack of faith. But it wasn’t a lack of faith at all. It was an honest statement. Probably one all too many…

May 4, 2017