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 […]

Is Your Husband The Lucky One? (& A Free Printable {52 Weeks Of Love Notes})

An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. The heart of her husband trusts in her,  and she will greatly enrich his life.. She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life. Proverbs 31:10-12 The {Live Life Fully Committed} Challenge takes a stop at Marriage Corner. Marriage […]

In The Stillness {Do You Know How To Meditate On His Good Works?}

Sometimes There’s A Lot To Do Sometimes the days are filled with reading and writing, With breakfasts, lunches, and dinners around the dining room table- Food crumbs hiding beneath, waiting to be swept. There are dishes to be washed, and piles of laundry, which never seem to vanish. There are books to be read, homework […]

You’ve Been Here Before {You Know What To Do!}

As we embarked on a new aspect of our {Live Life Fully Committed} Challenge, I found myself challenged in that particular area. As we prepared to jump into {Family Life}, my ‘family life’ was altered. Out of nowhere, my son woke up Thursday morning with hip pain, unable to bear weight on his leg. Next […]

Have Some Fight Left In You?

We spent February talking about our relationship with God. If you missed it, you can get the recap {here}. Now we’re moving out of the realm of ‘self’ and adding another dimension: Family. When we’re dealing with our own emotional and spiritual well-being, we can hide behind a smile. Although nothing is hidden from God, […]

{The Resolution for Women} Living With Grace, Part 12 (book study)

(If you’re new to the blog, welcome! To find out more about our book study and to read previous posts, click {here}.) * * * * * This week’s topic was {Living With Grace: A resolution to make my home a welcome place to be.} I thoroughly enjoyed this week’s chapter. Perhaps it’s because Priscilla […]

Your Lucky Day {It’s A Recap}

We’ve been confronting a lot since the beginning of this month. I know it’s not always easy, but it is necessary. At least, it’s necessary if you want to end 2013 differently. So for all of you who are on this journey with me (especially for those of you sending me threatening emails, because you […]