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From My Home to Yours, an Organizational Tip

Sometimes life is overwhelming at my house with household duties, kids activities, work and volunteer projects. Don’t even mention the grocery list. Where did that get put anyway? Today I wanted to share with you a little tip my family uses to help keep us organized and creates another way to communicate things that need […]

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Even the Wind

John and I just returned from our first vacation as a couple in nine years. It was an incredible blessing! It was nice to unplug, disconnect, kick our feet up, have a meal uninterrupted, have conversations that were more than the daily agenda. I felt like I was able to reconnect with him. It was really […]

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Simple Trust

Hello ladies! I don’t know about you, but I find myself more anxious for summer to start than my kids sometimes. I’m sure there will come the time when I’m ready for school to start, but for now I’m looking forward to some fun times in the summer with my kids! I live such a blessed life: […]

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Backwards Binoculars

When I was senior in high school I decided I would try and do something that my dad loves to do.  That thing is hunting.  I never had an interest in hunting but I thought maybe if I just try it I would like it.  My father has a love for hunting and fishing and […]

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Favored One

The angel came to her and said, “Rejoice favored woman! The Lord is with you.” Luke 1:28 Are there more beautiful words a person can be greeted with? I cannot forget the first time I realized that this applies as much to me as it did to Mary when the angel greeted her. This also applies […]

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Parenting Dilemma

Formula? Nursing? Co-sleep? Crib? Organic? Non-Organic? Vaccines? No Vaccines? Private School? Public School? Homeschool? Sports? Drama? Singing? Dance? On and on the questions go. Each well-meaning side has a very strong opinion in support of their reasoning. Even reading this list has given some of you strong feelings toward one side or the other of […]

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Gorgeous Purpose (Part Three)

Just as the thorns protect the rose, protect yourself against anything that could hinder your growth. Philippians 4:8 says “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable-if anything is excellent or praiseworthy-think about such things.” God is our ultimate protector and […]

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Gorgeous Purpose (Part Two)

With Valentine’s Day having just passed, I couldn’t help myself to gaze at the beauty of a very popular gift given, the rose.  Roses are, in fact, the most popular flower in the world. Their beauty is beyond words and their fragrance is incomparable. There are many things you may not know about a rose. […]

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Disordered Love

There are three life events that I, not unlike most people, would consider the greatest events of my life. The day that I gave my heart to Christ. The day that I married John. The days that I became a mom. I remember walking down the aisle to meet John at the altar. The church […]

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We Were Americans

The first week before the election I had the opportunity to be a chaperone on a trip out east.  This was a guided historical tour of Virginia, Washington DC, New York City, and Philadelphia.  We started in Historical Williamsburg and Jamestown. It was great to see the places that I had just learned about in […]

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