Let’s Start a Movement!

'For I was hungry, and you fed me.  I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink.  I was a stranger, and you invited me into your home.  I was naked, and you gave me clothing.  I was sick, and you cared for me.  I was in prison, and you visited me.' Matthew 25:35-36 Good... Continue Reading →

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 →

When the Alpha Rises from Within

Good evening! Why is it that when we encounter other alpha personalities, we feel the need to release the alpha from the inside of us? I was getting the oil changed in my car the other day and the woman behind the counter was all alpha.  She gave every indication through her body language, her... Continue Reading →

Starting the Day off Right

Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable - if anything is excellent or praiseworthy - think about such things.  Philippians 4:8 (NIV) Good morning! What is the first thing you think about when you wake up in the morning?  Today you might... 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 →

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 →

Lift Your Eyes

Good afternoon! I'm sure you have heard the saying - "when it rains, it pours".  And it has sure felt like that around here the last couple of weeks. As I spent some quiet time this morning on my bench out front, this psalm came to my mind.  As I opened my bible and read... 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 →

Give Thanks Always

Good morning! What a week it has been!  Since last Thursday it has been a roller coaster ride around our house.  I got super sick with a sore throat and body ache thing and had to cancel a family trip, we have had a family member in the hospital for an unexpected surgery, a scare... Continue Reading →

Dear Father

When I was born you held me.  As I grew you guided me. When I was scared you protected me.  When I was excited you would hug me. When I needed guidance you shared wisdom with me.  When I felt alone you stayed with me. When I wandered away you kept your eye on me...never... 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 →

Where Do I Belong?

Good morning! Have you ever wondered where you belong?  Do I fit with this group or that one? I just want to encourage you today that no matter what you belong with Jesus.  There is always room for you at his table.  He is welcoming and kind and the word tells us that His steadfast love... 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 →

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