I was scrolling through Facebook yesterday and noticing so many of us are excited about Mother's Day. For me, I was privileged to receive both breakfast and lunch prepared by my man and children . . . with minimal help from me! So this was a treat indeed - since cooking is my main chore around here. And I am blessed with not only a wonderful mother and … [Read more...] about When Mother’s Day Is Hard
School is almost over and we are SO excited! Mom maybe more so than even some of the kids. But that's usually the way it is . . . we are ready for it to begin and ready for it to end! We are also getting ready for two sets of Indiana company to begin arriving next week - so you will find this blog even quieter and my freezer even … [Read more...] about Spring Pictures
The Great Commission used to scare little me. I was a very good wallflower and enjoyed staying out of the way of people's criticism, questions, and spotlight. Who was I to witness to the lost? That was for the preachers and missionaries. But there came a time when all that I believed within me finally needed to get out. I had studied, read, prayed, and loved this God of mine . . . … [Read more...] about This Love That Is Pure
I used to think spring was my favorite time of year. But this spring has been rather cold and cloudy . . . and I'm thinking summer is sounding really really awesome! I wonder if God ever looks down at us and shakes His head at how we have our favorite seasons - when He gave them to us for specific reasons. Life is like that, I guess. There are blessings in the summer and winter … [Read more...] about Spring Greenhouse
Our little church has communion on Good Friday. That is today. And all those taking communion have a time of testimony the week before communion. I always look forward to these meetings - they are a time of sharing our joys, our struggles, our race of faith. These are real evenings - real battles that we face, real peace that we have found. But when it came time for me to give my … [Read more...] about When The Struggle Is Real
Quite often we will receive an email asking if we have researched a certain Christian author, teacher, or leader. More often than not, this is an influential woman teacher we are asked about. And rather than being disheartening, this blesses us that people - especially other ladies - are concerned about who is teaching good doctrine and who is not. We received one of these … [Read more...] about Christian Women Teachers: Should We Follow Them?