Are You Truly Thankful?

Chase and I were watching a television show the other night after we had put the boys to bed.  Part of the story line was about a young married couple who was trying to have a baby but had not yet conceived.  It was consuming the young man and affecting his attitude in all other... Continue Reading →

Proclaim His Greatness

Good morning and happy Thankful Thursday! To say that I have been overwhelmed with emotion the last few days is an understatement... our boys started kindergarten this week!  Wow!!  Where has the time gone? It seems like it was just yesterday that we peered into those incubators at them, so tiny and frail.  I remember... Continue Reading →

We Are His

Shout with joy to the LORD, all the earth! Worship the LORD with gladness.  Come before him, singing with joy.  Acknowledge that the LORD is God!  He made us, and we are his.  We are his people, the sheep of his pasture.  Psalm 100: 1-3 Happy Thankful Thursday! I tend to be a bit of... Continue Reading →

Mightier Than These

The floods have risen up, O LORD. The floods have roared like thunder; the floods have lifted their pounding waves. But mightier than the violent raging of the seas, mightier than the breakers on the shore - the LORD above is mightier than these! Psalm 93: 3-4 Happy Thursday!! Anyone facing some hard decisions? Anyone... Continue Reading →

May We Never Forget

Good morning! As I was reading along in Deuteronomy (one of my favorites) this morning Moses was telling the Israelite people once again to "not be afraid, the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, is with you!" (Deuteronomy 20:1)  He goes on saying "Do not lose heart or panic or tremble before... Continue Reading →

When Life Bombards Us

  Good morning! Anyone else feel absolutely bombarded by life lately?!  I know, I know, it's summer right!! But along with swimming pools, T Ball, bike rides and frog catchin' there is still work, chores, cleaning, etc. that needs done. I totally feel like life has been controlling me lately instead of me putting life... Continue Reading →

Overflowing with Thankfulness

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, root and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.  Colossians 2:6-7 Good morning! I have really been thinking about the part of this verse that says, "overflowing with thankfulness". ... Continue Reading →

What Are You Thankful For?

Good morning! I don't know about you, but I feel like since summertime hit our schedule has doubled in speed! This week I am so grateful for: sprinklers going and wet swim trunks on the floor growth in my garden plants finally water balloons and swim goggles round hay bales to climb on nice horses... Continue Reading →

What Are You Magnifying?

For your Maker is your husband - the LORD Almighty is his name - the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer; he is called the God of all the earth.  Isaiah 54:5 NIV Good morning! What are you magnifying in your life?  You know...that thing you can't stop thinking about. We can magnify the... Continue Reading →

Summer Here We Come!

Good morning! Time, routine, schedules.  All words that have been floating around in the mind of every mother whose child/children are about to be out of school for the summer.  The "normal" routine of life is about to drastically change gears as school comes to an end and summer begins. What do some of your... Continue Reading →

Motivation Monday

Good morning! When the going gets tough, the tough get going.  I love that saying.  When your going gets tough, what gets you going?  We all need motivation and encouragement along the way because some days the struggle is real. So let's share some of our favorite quotes, scriptures, songs, etc. to encourage one another!... Continue Reading →

A Necessary Perspective Shift

Do not be anxious or worried about anything, but in everything [every circumstance and situation] by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, continue to make your [specific] requests known to God.  Philippians 4:6 AMP Some days it seems like there is more to worry about than be thankful for.  Fear can loom all around and suck... Continue Reading →

The Slowness of Progress

  So the LORD God appointed a plant and it grew up over Jonah to be a shade over his head and deliver him from his discomfort.  And Jonah was extremely happy about the plant.  Jonah 4:6 Good morning! Have you ever been completely frustrated?  Almost annoyed at the slowness of progress?  It doesn't matter... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday!!

Good morning!! It is already that day again... doesn't it feel like time is flying by?!  It sure does over here.  Our boys graduated from preschool this week and are out for the summer!  It seems like time is going too fast... But it also reminds me to stop, to be grateful each day, and... Continue Reading →

Spend Your Time Well

Good afternoon! There is never substitution for time spent.  Sometimes we have a hundred other things to do... Things we have planned in our minds. Things we have on a list written down somewhere. Things we have placed as priority. But there is never a greater priority than raising the very humans God gave us.... Continue Reading →

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