God Gave Us Family (Children’s Book Review)

God Gave Us Family, by Lisa Tawn Bergren, is the latest installment of the bestselling God Gave Us You series. This book features beautiful and engaging illustrations by David Holm. His artwork adds detail to the story, and children will sure to love seeing them. This beautiful book features a … Click here to read entire post…

Cultivating a Love That Lasts (Book Review)

Love That Lasts by Jefferson and Alyssa Bethke is a fresh look at God’s design for love, dating, marriage and sex. Although both raised in a Christian culture, the Bethkes had different outlooks on relationships and marriage that didn’t exactly line up with God’s design as outlined in His Word. … Click here to read entire post…

5 Things I Learned My First Year Homeschooling

Today marks the thirteenth day of my second year of homeschooling my youngest son, who is in the sixth grade. My son is happy, thriving and enjoying the whole process of learning. However, if you were a fly on the wall this time last year, you would have witnessed a … Click here to read entire post…

Encourage One Another…I Dare You!

This post contains an affiliate link. For my full disclosure policy, please click here. Did you know that today is National Encouragement Day? Yup. An entire day has been set aside to encourage (hmmm…) people to encourage one another. I. Love. This. I mean, that is the reason I started … Click here to read entire post…

Want To Experience A Power-Full Life? Anchor In.

“The biggest problem we face is not a lack of God’s power, it’s realizing where real power comes from…It doesn’t come from you, and it doesn’t come from me. It comes from the Holy Spirit of God within each and every believer…Until we fully and completely accept that real power … Click here to read entire post…

Why We Need To Safe Guard Our Busy

“We live in a culture that glorifies busy. Our culture equates busy and fast with importance and success.” This is what Shauna Neiquist told my women’s Bible study group a couple of weeks ago, via her video study, “Living Life Together.” Well, this is paraphrased from the notes that I took … Click here to read entire post…

5 Reasons To Embrace Your Season (Poop, Snot, Eye Rolls & All!)

“Enjoy this time, it will fly by quickly.” “Don’t be too quick to rush it, it goes by fast.” “Oh, I remember those days. They were awesome. I miss them so much.” How many times, as a mom, have these well-meaning sentiments been tossed in your direction? How many times … Click here to read entire post…

Listen Up, My Christian Brothers and Sisters: We Need To Do Better!

I have sat down at my laptop countless times this past month to write an election post. Each time, the screen stared back at me with its blinking cursor as I tried to formulate coherent thoughts that would translate well into words and into your hearts. I was unable to. … Click here to read entire post…

Like It Or Not, You Are Raising An Original

Please note, this post contains an affiliate link. For my full disclosure policy, please click here. Isn’t that some food for thought? There is certainly more where that came from. Check it out. A couple of weeks before its release on September 13th, I was contacted by email by the … Click here to read entire post…

Why It Is A Blessing To Squeeze In Just One More Thing This Month

“Tsk, tsk, tsk…” Mrs. Unger made a noise as she looked at me with a scowl and squashed my hair down flat, only to have it bounce back up again, not a hair out of place, when she released her hand. To be fair, it was the late 80s, era … Click here to read entire post…