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Blessing 2017

From his abundance we have all received one gracious blessing after another. John 1:16 NLT Happy New Year! I’ve decided that I’m going to be intentional this year about having an Attitude of Gratitude. Therefore, once again, I have chosen a word for the year to guide me. My word…

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Parenting a Teen in Three Acts

Of all the things you learned in school, my bet is you didn’t take a class in parenting. There is no textbook or script to follow. That might have been really helpful! Or, it might have scared you off from having kids! Sometimes raising teens is like an action packed…

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Parent Thanks Giving

      It’s October 24 and I’m finally figuring out what our Thanksgiving plans are for this year! Talk about waiting until the last minute…. This is very unusual for me. However, I’m in a new season of parenthood and still trying to make peace with it. We have three young…

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My Husband Project

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. Hebrews 10:24 I have a really good marriage…..because I have a really good husband. He really is the best person I know. So why did I decide to do Proverbs 31 Ministries Online Bible…

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God Equips the Called

“For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” Ephesians 2:10 Many of us struggle to know what we are supposed to do with our lives, what God has prepared in advance for us to do, like…

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You Have Stayed Long Enough at this Mountain

You have stayed long enough at this mountain. Deuteronomy 1:6 After forty years in the desert, Moses let the Israelites know that God had said, “You have stayed long enough at this mountain. Break camp and advance into the hill country of the Amorites….I have given you this land. Go…

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The Secret of Life

The godly may trip seven times, but they will get up again. Proverbs 24:16 Tripping and falling can be an embarrassing experience. Once I was a bridesmaid in a wedding and I tried to go up some steep steps at the front of the church. I accidentally stepped on the…

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The Battle is the Lord’s

“This is what the Lord says: Do not be afraid! Don’t be discouraged by this mighty army, for the battle is not yours, but God’s.” 2 Chronicles 20:15 God has placed a dream in your heart, in your very soul, BUT you keep hitting a wall, encountering obstacles that seem…

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Stay With It

“But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3: 13-14 We all get stuck at times! I know I often feel so…

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Less Stress in 2016

Is it possible to have “Less Stress in 2016?” My good friend, Christa, is running a blog series, “New Year, New Thing” and is tackling some issues that we often make New Year’s Resolutions about! When she asked me to write on “stress” I took it as a challenge to…

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