InPursuit

Scripture Memorization For Children

Although you can pick any scripture to memorize, I like to pray and use scripture that best applies to our current situation. Recently I noticed a lot of bickering, quarreling, and plain old nastiness going on between my 14 year-old son and my 6 year-old daughter. I prayed about it and was at a loss […]

Build Your Children’s Library {How To Save Over 93% On Books}

Building your children’s library doesn’t have to cost you your vacation fund. Here’s how I bought $346.00 worth of books for less than $20. That’s right, a savings of over 93%. I couldn’t be happier. Know What You’re Looking For In order to get the best deals, know what you’re looking for. The Complete Tales […]

{Creativity} The Gift That Forms A Bond

If you’re new to the blog and want to find out more about the {Live Life Fully Committed Challenge}  click {here} * * * I was a single, 22-year-old momma to a then 4-year-old son. My (now) husband, was a 22-year-old papa to a then, 5-year-old son. About two years later we were married. Together, we have […]

The 2-Minute Interaction That Changed My Life {Mercy and Justice, We’re All Called To It}

If you’re new to the blog and want to find out more about the {Live Life Fully Committed Challenge}  click {here} * * * I walked down the long, quiet hallway of the Children’s Hospital. It must have been somewhere between 10 -11 pm. I was tired. So tired.  But I had a bag of laundry […]

{The Sparkle Box} Faith Always Triumphs Fear!

If you’re new to the blog and want to find out more about the {Live Life Fully Committed Challenge}  click {here} * * * I hold the red Sparkle Box, fingers clasped around it tightly. It’s not very fancy, merely a cardboard box from the Dollar Tree. It’s the same box that overturned my Christmas.  And […]

2C16:9 Kind Of Living

The eyes of the Lord search the whole earth in order to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him… (2 Chronicles 16:9, NLT) My eyes searched the text in hopes of a way out. None was found. There was no running away. There was no escape route. Any attempt of retreating was useless. I was […]

Tick. Tick. Tick. {But God…}

This is what life looks like when you’re sitting in a hospital room. Seconds turning into minutes, minutes turning into hours, hours turning into days, days turning into weeks… time just keeps moving forward. Having our world stand still can be so difficult. Especially true, when looking out of your window you notice everyone else […]

Change Your Focus {Look Forward To The Celebration}

“Mom, I really want you to come home,” my chunka-wunka of a Princess is crying now. She’s five years old and to her, these 11 days of my son’s hospitalization (over an hour away from home), feel like an eternity. I understand. It feels like an eternity for me too. Before my husband drops us […]

One Is Enough! {I Know Better Now}

“One is enough!” That was my answer to the invasive question asked of an immature, 18-year-old, teenage mother, “Do you want anymore?” “I am never having anymore kids! Ever!” To me, children were an inconvenience. I was head over heels for my cutie pie of a son, but more kids? Nope. Not for me. And then […]

From Our Archives: {It’s War! You Must Be Intentional, Purposeful, and Fearless!}

We’re still in the hospital (and thank you for all your prayers!). For today, while we get some much needed rest, I am pulling out of our archives . Enjoy. Be blessed. And know that Mothering On Purpose is part of our {Living Life Fully Committed} Challenge. If you’re new to the blog and want […]