My husband and I just celebrated our 10 year anniversary last week. Praise God! So thankful for this man the Lord has given me to share life with. Since I was a little girl, I have always enjoyed reminiscing of meeting my prince charming. We would meet and fall in love at first sight. Then,…… Continue reading The Marathon of Marriage
I exhale a breath of disappointment as I hang up the phone canceling our reservation for our anniversary getaway, knowing that I just exchanged a weekend away, alone with my husband for a weekend of nursing fevers, snotty noses and sleepless nights. There are moments I feel like I’m a captive vessel in the raging…… Continue reading The Altar of Motherhood
What is the purpose of suffering? What impact does it have in our lives? How are we to endure it? I've been doing a study of Philippians over the past few weeks. While studying this epistle written by Paul while in prison, these are questions that must be pondered. As I examine these scriptures alongside… Continue reading The Gift of Suffering
You may have seen all the talk circulating the internet today about the color of this dress. My husband pulled up a chair next to me this morning with this picture on his computer screen and asked me what color it was. I don’t know about you, but to me this dress is obviously white and gold.…… Continue reading What Color Is That Dress? – How Are Your Eyes Deceiving You?
Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts; And see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead me in the everlasting way. ~Psalm 139:23 I prayed this scripture to the Lord and He faithfully answered. He revealed bitterness and anger lingering in hidden spaces of…… Continue reading When Confession Hurts
First, I have to go shopping to pick out the perfect outfit. Then, I come home and start to get ready. First I paint my nails.. Then, my mom curls my hair.. and puts on some makeup! And then….. ..and that’s how you get ready for a date.
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.” Galatians…… Continue reading Prayers for Fruit In Marriage
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? ? “A heart-based approach to parenting isn’t easy, but it’s where the significant work is done in a child’s life.” Dr. Scott Turansky & Joanne Miller, RN, BSN “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” Matthew 5:8 As Valentines Day looms…
It’s not speaking with tongues or speaking forth the prophetic. It’s not the ability to work miracles or healing. It’s not the measure of our talent. It’s not in the manner we display our worship, passion and emotions. It’s not determined by our level of maturity. It’s not possessing the power to call down fire…… Continue reading The Greatest Mark of Being Filled With The Spirit
I love when the Lord confirms that I am indeed hearing the gentle whispers of His Spirit! Our church had a movie night this past weekend. We were showing the movie Faith Like Potatoes (which was awesome!!), and since this kind of event is a great outreach opportunity, a friend and I decided we would…… Continue reading Lessons In Hearing His Voice