Christianity

Prayer for Peace and Comfort

  I seek your face Lord amidst the busyness and noisiness of the day. In these dark, scary days of political strife, racial violence, and natural disasters I yearn for comfort . Instead of turmoil I seek true peace, Father,  a peace that transcends all understanding. My thoughts can be overwhelming, overpowering, and all-consuming. They… Continue reading Prayer for Peace and Comfort

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End of Summer, Blog Updates, and Random Thoughts

                Where did summer go?  Back to school already? The end of summer vacation and the beginning of fall has always been bittersweet for me. It is difficult to send the children back to school, but knowing that fall is coming makes me extremely happy. The changing leaves,… Continue reading End of Summer, Blog Updates, and Random Thoughts

Christianity · faith · parenting

How to Be a Perfect Woman…Not What You Would Expect

If you are not perfect, then you must be doing something wrong.  That got your attention, didn’t it?  Do you feel the need to be perfect, especially in the areas of being a wife and mother? The need for perfection can be a daily battle for millions of women. The struggle is real and as… Continue reading How to Be a Perfect Woman…Not What You Would Expect

Christianity · parenting

Rejoice in the Season You are In

A girl and her front porch If you know me you know that I love my front porch. By 6:30 a.m. you can find me sitting there most days watching the sun as it rises up over our property.  This time is spent doing my morning devotions before my children are awake for the day.… Continue reading Rejoice in the Season You are In

Christianity · frugality

“Debt is Dumb, Cash is King”

The Story Behind the Debt Once upon on a time there was a girl who graduated college and was excited to begin her future.  With stars in her eyes and a wedding ring on her left hand, she landed her first teaching job and bought her first home with her new husband. The new husband… Continue reading “Debt is Dumb, Cash is King”

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Celebrating Freedom

 The Fourth of July Backyard bbq’s, fireworks, and parades are just a few ways that we celebrate Independence Day in the United States of America. Celebrations are everywhere on the Fourth of July.  Some celebrate by attending or playing in baseball games, taking vacations, or attending concerts of many venues in towns across America. It… Continue reading Celebrating Freedom

Christianity · parenting

Kids need more play time and less screen time

  July is right around the corner.  We should be in swimsuits at the beach and having sleepovers outside in our tent, but instead we are bundled up wearing sweatshirts in this cooler temps. This morning after we finished our daily 4 B’s (beds, breakfast, brush, and Bible) the kids have free time. No technology… Continue reading Kids need more play time and less screen time