Of course I'm thankful for Jesus, my husband, my children, health, a home, a job, food, and clothing... However, sometimes it's the little things we forget to thank God for. So I decided to make a list of all those other little blessings in life. Hot showers: seriously, some people don't know what this is.… Continue reading The Little Things to be Thankful For
I absolutely love working in a Christian school, and having the opportunity for my child to get a Christian education. Every Wednesday we have chapel, and today's message was simple, yet so profound. It really spoke to my heart, and I thought about different ways of interpreting the message. Picture this: Four kiddos are competing… Continue reading Encouraging Words for Today
Maybe the world was always so messed up. I'm not exactly sure. When I was a kid, it seemed pretty good. My parents fed me, clothed me, lavished me with toys, gave me a safe and loving home. I was sure everyone lived like this. Until I became an adult. The protection of my parents… Continue reading When Life Gets Tough
What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. Ecclesiastes 1:9 People say the Bible is an outdated and old-fashioned book, and that it doesn't need to be followed. I'm not much of a Bible scholar, yet, looking through history, I notice one pattern. Humans… Continue reading Is The Bible Old-Fashioned?
"You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male or female servant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.” Exodus 20:17 Admit it. You've been there. I know I have. Being a completely normal human being, it's an emotion we have all felt… Continue reading What Steals Our Happiness?
Today, we looked into three Bible heroes to see what we can learn from them. Hannah: *Prayed for her child before he was even conceived or born. *Came to God with her problem, not someone else. *Praised God after she received what she asked for. Do we always thank God after we receive answers to our… Continue reading Mommy Wisdom Wednesday: Day 2
Humans have a tendency to worship. We worship money. We worship famous people. We worship cars, houses, jewelry. Sports teams. Actors and actresses. Singers. We worship ourselves. In ancient times, people worshipped the sun, the stars, the moon, rocks, rivers. God, our Creator knows this great need in us to worship. Notice how the FIRST… Continue reading Why do we Idolize Celebrities?
I can do all things through Christ[a] who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 I wake up every morning thinking that today I will be more patient with my kids, more loving to my husband, more spiritual, more, more, more. But as the day goes on and exhaustion falls upon me, I start being less patient, less… Continue reading Confessions of a Mom
Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God's grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10 And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway took his journey. Matthew 25:15 Believe… Continue reading Do You Use Your Talents for God?
Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6 I love children's Bibles. The pictures make the stories come to life. Children (and not only them), being such visual learners, love pictures. With my kids, we read various children's Bibles. However,… Continue reading 3 Tips on Reading the Bible to Children