Today I want to share with you what I believe to be the purpose of our lives here on earth. I believe that God gave us life so that we can love and glorify Him. Many people believe that eternal life in Heaven is something that we earn through good works, or something we inherit because our… Continue reading The Greatest Gift- Eternal Life
As Christmas approaches it seems we have to go faster and faster! The traffic keeps getting worse. The lines in the stores keep getting longer. The calendar is full of special events, parties, and gatherings with family and friends. Programs. Parties. Shopping trips. Baking days. Cookie swaps. Wrapping nights. Office Dinners….the list goes on and… Continue reading An Unrushed Christmas… Peace Be Still
I love the word to the song The Will by Hillary Scott! One of my favorite lines is “It’s hard to count it all joy distracted by the noise” Too often I let the noise of what is happening around me take away my joy. Thy Will by Hillary Scott I’m so confused I know… Continue reading Thy Will by Hillary Scott
I absolutely adore Karen Stubbs and her Birds on a Wire Ministry. She is so real and genuine! If you are looking for a great devotional I recommend her book Moments With God for Mom’s, it’s one of my favorites. Moments With God for Mom’s “Whether you are a first-time mom of a newborn or… Continue reading Birds On A Wire
If I’ve learned anything in these last several months it’s that joy and contentment are a choice. Today I will choose to have contentment and be joyful! Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness; To the end that my glory may sing… Continue reading Joy is a Choice
I wanted to share something with you that I read in my devotions the other morning…. “When you feel overwhelmed, ask yourself, “Am I sacrificing my sanity or family to make this happen?” Pray about how God wants you to spend your time. What is best for you? Your marriage? Your family? Creating healthy boundaries… Continue reading Feeling Overwhelmed?
The other day was a hot humid summer day. As I was out in my yard in the evening, I noticed the flowers in my garden were all wilting from the heat. That night as it started to rain, I listened to the thunder and watched the lightning, it made me think… Sometimes the storm… Continue reading The Blessing of the Storm