Prioritizing Time with Your Spouse

Dear Friends- Here is Part 2 to our “womanly wisdom” installment on MARRIAGE.What Are Some Practical Ways You Have Prioritized Time with Your Spouse, Even Among Your Daily Responsibilities?Married 3 …

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Lessons from a Newborn

“Like as a father pitieth his children, so the LORD pitieth them that fear him.”Psalm 103:13The stress-pot within me was boiling over again. I was holding my nine week-old baby …

Dependence and Humility

“I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.”John …

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What Do You Think You See?

Although controversial, it is absolutely true that sexual perversion is ALL over the media, from movies, advertisements, television and sports, to politics, big business, and social media. More than ever …

Keeping Your Marriage Strong

Here is another installment featuring some “womanly wisdom” from various ladies from our home church. Though these dear ladies have been married for varying lengths of time, each one has exemplified …

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Self-Care for Faith-Filled Moms

Back when it was just God, Adam, and Eve… …before the happy couple decided to indulge in the lust of their flesh, allowing their eyes to be enticed and blinded …

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The Significance of Remembrance

Growing up I loved holidays. It meant getting together with my cousins and seeing my Grandparents. My Nana loved holidays as well she always tried to make them special especially …

Rain

The room slowly darkens. The morning sun has been shrouded with a cloak of impending precipitation packaged in a darkening cloud overhead. The leaves on the trees begin to stir. …

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Jesus, Draw Me Ever Nearer

It was one of “those” days. We were all hot, cranky, and done with school… except we weren’t. At the moment, none of us were interested in just how many …

To Love Their Husbands

We have been looking at what the older women are to teach the younger women, found in Titus 2:3-5:“The aged women likewise that they be in behavior as becometh holiness, …

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Fearfully & Wonderfully Made

Today I had to go to my chiropractor. I went into the room where I was directed and was told she’ll be in in a few minutes. So I waited …

Failing Upwards

I sat at my desk and blew a pesky strand of hair out of my eyes. My cheeks were heated and I looked carefully in the reflection of my computer …

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Hormonal Humdingers

Let’s state the obvious… our weight and eating habits are affected by our hormonal cycle. It’s not “crazy” to crave certain foods at certain times. It’s not a “coincidence of …

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Get More into God’s Word;
Get More out of God’s Word!

I was recently asked to author articles for this column “Books to Grow By,” which wonderfully coincides with the beginning of a new year. Several of the top books that …

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Upon This Rock…

Upon this rock, I sit. Lacking much glamour and comfort, I must admit. Listening to tranquil sounds of nature with delight. Elegant is the far extreme yet what a beautiful …

Thoughts from Exodus

And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even the selfsame day it came to pass, that all the hosts of the LORD …

For Such a Time as This

Going through old cookbooks from places like Germany or the British Isles, you can clearly see differences in their recipes than countries of, for example, Italy, Spain, or Greece. Though …

Peace in My Heart

Friday morning my alarm went off and my mind began to calculate when the kids might wake up and how long I would have to shower, read my Bible, drink …

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Beauty in Weakness

“Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.”2 Corinthians 12:10Seeking to find …

Cold

In the cast of the floodlight of the dark morning hours, the snowflakes descend lightly, haphazardly toward the hardened soil. No precipitation can penetrate its diamond surface now. Ten thousand …