As an author and blogger I often get opportunities that are too good to pass over. Recently I had the opportunity to become part of the launch team for Katie Davis Majors new book, “Daring to Hope.” Katie authored the book, “Katie’s Kisses,” about her life and mission’s work in Uganda. Katie was an eighteen… Continue reading Daring to Hope, Finding God’s Goodness in the Broken and the Beautiful,
“But Jesus said, “Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are like these children.” Matthew 19:14 (NLV)) Being a parent entails many responsibilities. We know that we are to provide them the basic physical necessities such as food, clothing, and shelter. And we… Continue reading Don’t Hinder the Little Children
We have all been rejected. It hurts. Some rejections are easier to get over than others. Rejection stinks. Nobody wants to be rejected, but if you are a people-pleaser like me it can make the ‘offense’ so much worse. People-pleasers tend to dwell on things that don’t matter in the long run. I hash over details that… Continue reading Are You a People Pleaser?
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
Overwhelmed? Anxious? Trying to tame the beast? Feel like your life is out of control? You are not alone. In fact, one study learned that 40 million American adults are affect by an anxiety disorder. Life can be busy. Life can get overwhelming. I feel like I have somewhat borderline OCDish (that’s a word, right?)… Continue reading Overwhelmed? Anxious? Stressed?
Health and fitness. Nutrition. Diets. Weight loss programs. Heading to the gym. Perfect workouts. Eat this not that. Low carb. High protein. Bariatric surgery. No GMO’s. There is a myriad of information floating around out there on the internet. All proclaim to have the answer when it comes to health, fitness, and nutrition. What are… Continue reading Changing Habits For A Healthier Lifestyle: Exercise, Eating, and Faith
Grief is uncomfortable. It is awkward when you do not know what to say. Below is a list to guide you on things you should and should not say to a bereaved parent. Please do not tell a bereaved parent: Don’t say “heaven has gained another angel.” That does not help. Don’t say “at… Continue reading How to help bereaved parents
“She does him good . . .” (Proverbs 31:12a) Bless your husband by praying for him! The Apostle Paul instructed all Christians to pray for one another (Ephesians 6:18). This includes wives’ responsibility and privilege to pray for their husbands. Earnest prayer for your husband is good for him, for you and the spiritual… Continue reading 31 Days of Prayer for your Husband
Overwhelmed? Anxious? Trying to tame the beast? Feel like your life is out of control? Trust me I have been there. You are not alone. Life gets that way. At least for me it does. I feel like I have somewhat borderline OCDish (that’s a word, right?) tendencies because I like to have things perfect… Continue reading Anxiety controlling you?
MOM! MOM! MOM! Kid #1 “Mom, mom, mommy” Kid #3 interrupting kid #1, “MOM!” Kid #6 “Mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy” (interrupting all the others) Me:” Quit mommying me to death.” Kid #1 “Mom?” Me: “I changed my name. I will no longer answer to anything you previously called me” Kids: “To what? Mommy, mom, mother,… Continue reading Mom, mom, mommy, mother?