How to Determine God’s Yes for your Life

My children are growing up. Despite my desire to slow time down at different stages, I am among the parents who have failed to do so. I think I am even witnessing a speeding up of the precious commodity of time! I am preparing to send my second child to Kindergarten in the fall and […]

Confession of a Mom: Who Yells

“If you would just listen the first time, I wouldn’t have to yell!” If I had a nickel for every time I have said that phrase. But yet, they still don’t listen, and here I stand feeling guilty, because once again I yelled. I am not judging those who yell. I just confessed, I am a […]

Cursing and The Power of Our Words

“For the word of God is alive and powerful.  It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow.  It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires.” Hebrews 4:12 How true it is that what is in your heart comes through in your words and tone.  When you are […]

Confession of a Mom: Who is not a Morning Person

6:00am. I’m going to do it this time. I have my alarm set and I am committed to getting up early to have that sacred quiet time other moms talk about. I am going to sit in the quiet and read the bible and sip my coffee, this is going to be glorious!! 11:00pm Okay, […]

When Change Didn’t Come Easy

When I was younger, my dreams were of being married and having children in addition to accountant extraordinaire and being an overall superb being. My goal of being engaged and wed the summer after high school graduation didn’t come as I imagined and the white picket fence I desperately wanted was nowhere in sight. With […]

Putting God Ahead of Your Husband

Last week I spoke of The Fifty Shades movie epidemic and talked about pornography and marriage. I can speak of this from a very personal side, because my marriage almost disintegrated because of pornography and the addictive nature it comes with. I remember being told, pornography is just a “normal” thing that men (and women) […]

Confession of a Mom Who Hates to Cook

I did it again! When I say again, it means it’s a normal occurrence in our home. It was a rushed evening so grabbing a box of Hamburger Helper, a pound of FROZEN (not thawed) meat, I began preparing a meal for my family. I dropped the frozen hamburger in the pan, turned the heat […]

7 Ways to Break Your Procrastination Habits

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.  The secret to getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” Mark Twain Procrastination, by true definition is to put off or to delay something requiring your attention.  For we know that our days are numbered and […]

Gossip: More Serious Than We Thought

We have all done it. Gossip. It’s something that even the secular world understands as something we should not do. There seems to be a common understanding that gossip is wrong. Nevertheless, we have all partaken in gossip and you can count on the fact that everyone has been the one talking at one time […]

The Power of Prayer

“Now to him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us.”  Ephesians 3:20 (ASV) One of my favorite verses! This is a truth statement that I have memorized in order to set my mind in its proper place when my life-God […]

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