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 …

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 …

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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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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 …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

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O Ye Dry Bones

Osteoporosis, everyone thinks, when I am old, as a lady, maybe I will have to deal with that. Well, old can slip up awful quick, and “Got Milk?” is just …

Be Thou Glorified

Instantly, upon conversion from death in sin unto life in Christ, there is a dramatic shift in perspective. The ways of the world lose importance and the heart is revived …

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Limitations of a Homemaker

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.”James 1:17I’m sitting in …

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Savoring Spring

We are all familiar with the story of how the children of Israel in the wilderness were given manna from heaven it is describe in Psalm 78:24 as corn from …

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Book Review: How Are Your People Skills?

I recently purchased this book and it has been a great blessing to me. This is a short book with large print and very easy to follow and apply to …

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Are You a Builder or a Plucker?

“Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands.”Proverbs 14:1I came across this verse two months back in my morning devotions. It was one …

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He Careth for You

We know the simple truth that God careth for us yet why do we become so amazed by the evidence of God’s care in our lives?The current events of life …

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The Super Healthy?

The “super healthy” are typically thought of as health nuts or enthusiasts, people preferring a natural approach to healthcare, and people really into exercise and natural approaches. Then there are …