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How to Plan a Personal Retreat

As the hustle and bustle of the holiday season closes upon us and the end of the year draws near, it is the perfect time to consider planning a Personal …

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The Contentment of a Homemaker

“Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. So that we …

I Am Thy Refuge, pt.3

Because He hath set His love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.Psalm 91:14Next, in order to dwell …

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A Firm Foundation

The Christmas season is upon us. Fall may be my favorite season but Christmas is my favorite holiday. For my family Christmas has always been a month long of traditions …

Book Review: The Five Pieces of Salvation by Doug Hammett

Last year Evangelist Douglas Hammett published a book titled The Five Pieces of Salvation: Responding to the Gospel God’s Way. He is adept at marketing, and thus I found myself …

I Am Thy Refuge, pt.2

I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress; my God; in him will I trust.Psalm 91:2Verse 2 begins with the words: “I will say” which …

I Am Thy Refuge, pt.1

Imagine being lost at sea, in a perilous storm. You feel alone, uncertain of everything, and thrashed about by wind and waves in every direction.  The navigation system and all …

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How Lazy Can You Be?

Let’s be frank, at heart, we all are naturally lazy. I’m pretty sure my body was designed to eat nachos on my couch watching HGTV…so let’s talk about the least …

Search Me, O God

“Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts.”Psalm 139:23Have you ever had the question directed towards you: what were you thinking?? Perhaps, it was …

Teaching the Younger Women

We have looked at the character of the older woman. She is to be an example in her behavior, her speech, her whole manner of living. What purpose does Paul …

Pumpkins and Spice

Finally! Fall has arrived! In a bevy of excitement and anticipation for a fabulous fall day I rummage through my closet and pull out my cable knit sweater and boots …

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Keep Your Heart

“Keep your heart with all diligence;for out of it are the issues of life.”Proverbs 4:23 I don’t know how many years ago it was, I don’t know the date or …

Women of the Word by Amy Edwards

Women of the Word by Amy Edwards was recommended by a friend who had been blessed by her writing. Upon hearing my friend’s positive review on the third volume, I …

Crafting a Set of Love Journals

*Follow these Steps for a Fun Fall Project that Will Help you Rekindle Your Love for Your Husband. Purchase 2 skinny pretty journals. (I like to use the skinny decorative …

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Please Spray the Ants

After living here in Thailand for two years, I thought that there might be fewer instances of cultural surprise. I feel like I’m starting to understand the way of life, …

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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 …

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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 …