The way you raise your kids has a ripple effect into the future!  Don’t take it lightly. It affects how they think, their self-esteem, and their realization of their ability to become anything they envision.  In these posts, I hope you’ll see how important your parenting is!

The Relationship Puzzle – Part One

The subject of relationships can cause some people to smile.  Yet for others, it creates confusion and pain as they look back at the harsh realities of old friends or loved ones who damaged their

Are You Equipped For Home Management?

Do you have the right personality for home management?  Have you ever asked yourself that question?  Have you ever felt like you just weren’t cut out for all this cleaning, organizing, maintenance, and more? 

Routine, A Book Project, and More….

Narcissus pseudonarcissus – Daffodil –   As those who follow my blog know, I’ve been very ‘quiet’ lately.  I’ll explain….. After our family’s move last year, our routine went south.  It amazes me how

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

The Sigh of Humility

Have you ever thought much about humility?  If you’re a Christian, I’m pretty sure you have. But have you really thought about what it takes to be truly humble?  To be completely at

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 Management – Making Your Priorities Center Around Relationships

There’s not a better time to be looking at our priorities than at the beginning of a new year! Amy at Blogging With Amy wrote an excellent post, Time Management Tips:  It’s Not
Would You Be Mary?

Would You Be Mary?

Now in the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee, called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the descendants of David;
Unique Family Gift Ideas

Unique Family Gift Ideas

Last month, I was asked to offer family gift ideas.  It was fun to remember the ideas we’ve come up with over the years.  And to consider what makes a gift really worthwhile! Just

Christmas – Tiny Tim’s Way

Well, another Christmas is fast approaching.  We’ve been busy celebrating with family in recents weeks.  Well – what else is new in a large and ever-expanding family!  I’ll share pics of my newest grand-babies

What Are Your Treasures?

    Jesus words in Luke 12 gives me a lot to think about! The Master speaks of our treasures. Treasures…. What are they?  Where do they come from?  How earnestly do I seek them?  What
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

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

Future Post Ideas – Traditions & Entrepreneurship!

I’m trying to get a bit more organized around my home.  Hmmm.   That’s a nice sound after moving, traveling, and all the work that entailed this summer!  And that organization includes this blog.  

Is Your Home a Haven?

I was so challenged by at post at Women Living Well this morning, that I had to share it with you! It’s titled, Making Your Home a Haven.  One of Courtney’s comments really
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