I think it goes without saying that every one of us, whether a wife, a mother, a sister, or a daughter, want to live in a happy home. We need a place where we feel secure, loved, and comfortable…a place that is full of sunshine! Here are eight things that will bring S.U.N.S.H.I.N.E. into our homes: Read more
I love the beauty of snow-capped mountains that disappear into the clouds. Having grown up in Washington State, I grew accustomed to their beauty. Now every time we get to visit the Evergreen State we are sure to acknowledge its breath-taking scenery. Read more
I use to think I was so busy.
My single years were kept busy working overtime at my much-loved job. I was involved in children’s ministries at my church. I tried to stay in the social ring, although I’m really not the social butterfly some might think. Fast forward to my married-with-no-kids years – we traveled a lot and invested as much time and energy as we could into the teenagers at church. Being a part of an active church certainly kept me and my husband very busy. It was about this time I believe I started to mistake busyness for a badge of honor. Busyness meant I was productive and actually doing something with my life.
Today I had a group of teen girls over for lunch and laughs. I love being around these girls.
They’re silly, sweet, and they seem to like my cooking. Read more
“Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man’s friend by hearty counsel.” Proverbs 27:9
As a young mom, scared out of her wits at times over this huge, imperative task of raising children for the glory of God, I find comfort and relief from two things: the nearness of the Lord after my cry for wisdom, and the endearing counsel of godly friends. Read more
My mom had a saying she would often recite to my brothers and me while growing up. Usually it was said while doing a household chore, or being told the word no. It was always said in partial jest and with a little smirk on her face. Read more
My little boy just turned four months old and everyday he becomes more aware of his surroundings. His eyes and ears are constantly perking up with interest. Soon he’ll be able to identify shapes, colors and animal names and sounds. Unfortunately, I can’t just download all that information into his head, but rather he must learn it…a process which takes time and practice.