We Have an Advocate

“…we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:”1 John 2:1Spiritually, we have an advocate. Jesus speaks for us, pleads for us, defends and helps us. So what …

Rats, Spears, & Poodles

‘What is God doing?’ we wondered, after our evening dramatically morphed from a relaxing pedicure into a setting of overhearing an interesting spiritual conversation between 3 strangers who shared their …

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Contentment in Communication

“Communication is a beautiful thing… when it works.” This was said in a group setting I was involved with, but it took me a while to realize that it was …

The Impact of a Homemaker

“She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.”Proverbs 31:27It was late at night. Darkness surrounded us out on that country road. We …

Abundant Grace

Abundant…what does it mean? According to Webster’s Dictionary it means present in great quantity; more than adequate, well supplied, abounding, richly supplied. This time of year, Zucchini begins to appear …

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Character of the Older Woman, pt.2

In our last article, we looked at the importance of the older woman having a godly character. If she is going to be a help to the younger woman, she …

A Happy Marriage Starts with Me

A happy marriage takes hard work. When you take two sinners and bring them together as one, there is bound to be trouble. Before the honeymoon, we are putting our …

Book Recommendation: Breaking the Worry Habit Forever by Elizabeth George

My husband and I had a good laugh when I pulled out this book. “Finally!” he said, both of us chuckling, knowing my habitual battle with anxious thoughts. “Don’t worry, …

“Science” 101

A theory by definition is a formal statement of the rules on which a subject of study is based or of ideas that are suggested to explain a fact or …

The Father of Mercies

Mercy is defined as compassion or forgiveness shown toward someone whom it is within one’s power to punish or harm. Some synonyms include leniency, clemency, compassion, grace, pity, charity, forgiveness, …

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Talents of a Homemaker

“And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.”Colossians 3:17Every single person in …

Food for Thought

Literally one of the last things we did in the States before returning to Thailand was attend a preacher’s conference. What a delightful time of fellowship, good preaching, and for …

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Arabella Grace “Yielding to Prayer”

At the end of April, we welcomed a beautiful baby girl into our family, just one day before her big sister’s birthday. We marvel yet again at the miracle of …

Learning of Him, pt.2

There is a reason why I no longer plant our vegetable garden. Although I idolize the notion of being a true, green-thumbed gardener, the proof is always in the pudding. …

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Eyes Only for Him

If you have talked to me at all in the past three months, you are aware that I recently became the owner of a cute German Shepherd puppy, Toby. I …

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Tasting Each Season

It is true that life is full of seasons. We all are in different places in our lives. Though perhaps we wish to be in another season, God has allowed …

Beware the Books!

As I consume more modern Christian books, I often have a little red flag raise in my mind. Why does the tone of this book seem off-putting to me? Why …

Dealing with Conflict in Marriage

Marriage was not meant to bring us down, but it was meant to be beautiful and for us to serve God better together than on our own. If God put …

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What They Think

He put his hands on both of my shoulders, and I felt distinctly uncomfortable. Not only were too many people watching, but I was fairly certain my pastor would have …

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Transition Blessings

Hello from our home in Mae Sai, Thailand! Yes, we’re home after a very blessed journey! Go grab a cup of coffee and we’ll have ourselves a little chat. ☺️ …