Do you struggle?

  • Finding your purpose as a Christian
  • Feeling removed from God’s love and grace
  • Feeling like your faith is weak
  • Tired of living in a culture that’s forgotten God

Well, you’re in the right place. God takes our life and grows into what He designed us to be. 

Yes, He lets us stumble and sometimes fall, but He always offers grace to become more than we could ever expect. Solid answers are found in the Bible.
Join me as we look for ways to live out our faith with integrity and growth.

Accepting The Season of Menopause

A Variety of Suffering I was asked to write on suffering for a friend’s blog.  You might think it a bit odd that I would choose to write about menopause. There is the intense

Time and Prayer – How Are You Doing?

Time Is a Resource We are constantly told to use our resources wisely, and we usually think of tangible resources like money, food, gas, right down to Scotch tape!  But how often do we really

Without Love, I Am Nothing – 1 Corinthians 13:2

“And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.” (1 Corinthians 13:2)  Charity And Its Fruits
Building Up Without Burning Out – Growing Children Into Adults – Part Three

Building Up Without Burning Out – Growing Children Into Adults – Part Three

Hopefully you’ve read my posts Part One and Part Two of this series. We’ve covered: simplifying home education to avoid burn out the freedom to learn from various adventures and interests and the
Adapt – My Word For The New Year

Adapt – My Word For The New Year

I’m in a group of bloggers and we’re writing about our “Word for the Year.”  I’ve been wondering what to write as I venture into this new year, so this got me
Got Compassion? – It’s Not Only For The Road!

Got Compassion? – It’s Not Only For The Road!

Am I That Good Samaritan? I’m reading in Luke 10 right now and it’s very convicting.  The part about the traveler who was beaten by robbers.  And how others walked right by him while
Anticipating Christ’s Return…This Christmas!

Anticipating Christ’s Return…This Christmas!

The Holy season of Christmas gives me much time to ponder the things of old.  Think about that time when men hungered and anticipated the birth of the long-awaited and promised Messiah.  How they must

Leaky Plumbing And A Humbled Wife

Let’s Start With The Negatives We’re all used to getting advice that offers us a quick answer–the “positives” to work towards.  We grasp at them like there’s no tomorrow!  “Just tell

Should We Celebrate Christmas?

This question alone sparks much discussion and controversy in our culture.  Amazingly, it’s not just for the anti-Christian crowd.  It’s a big one among conservative Christians as well.  The fight to keep Christ
Are Christians Like Woodpeckers?

Are Christians Like Woodpeckers?

I peered out my window the other day and saw an amazingly huge Woodpecker stabbing at the Crab Apple tree.  I watched in awe as he made his rounds, looking for whatever grubs he might

Learning To Love & Serve – As Grandma!

I just became a “Grandmomma” again, this time to number seven!  Seven!  And according to statistics, that makes me old.  But I don’t feel old.  Not really….but seven! Is This Your First? As

Life Changes! – Are You Ready To Step Out of the Boat?

Well, here I am, after two hectic weeks of: > camping (well, the cushy kind of camping that comes with the luxury of a travel trailer!) > visiting with old friends at a home-school conference &

Becoming A Woman of Worth

Do you feel undervalued or overwhelmed? I don’t know about you, but there are times that I feel a bit undervalued and overwhelmed.  Too much to do, too much I’m reaching for, and

Heart Transplant – Receiving a New Heart!

A dear friend of my daughter got a new heart this morning!  We’re absolutely amazed that in just four hours the doctors can replace a sick and inferior heart with a healthy, effective one. 
More Blogs, More Noise – How To Choose?

More Blogs, More Noise – How To Choose?

Online Noise The online culture is noisy and distracting:  Someone wants you to grab a cookbook or a podcast or program to give you 10 easy ways to solve some problem.  It can take hours of
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