Intentional Acts of Kindness

When I originally had this idea about doing intentional acts of kindness, I had thought about all the people outside of the walls of my home. But today, I had an intentional day with my boys...and it was amazing! I took some time today and spent it intentionally with each boy, shopping for the others... 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 →

What Are You Trusting In?

Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.  Psalm 20:7 NIV Good morning! Trust...such a powerful word.  One that holds weight. What or whom do we trust in? Trust - (noun) assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something... Continue Reading →

Give it ALL to Him

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.  1 Peter 5:7 Happy Thankful Thursday, I am so thankful today that we have a God bigger than our circumstance.  Bigger than our hard days.  Bigger than all our fears. Today I want to encourage you to cast ALL your cares; every worry, every... 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 →

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 →

Our Necessary Quiet Retreat

You are my place of quiet retreat; I wait for your Word to renew me. Psalm 119:114 MSG Good morning! In a world full of distraction where do we go for a quiet retreat? As a mom to young children it seems like every direction I turn there is something calling out to me; piles... 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Finally Friday!

Good morning! It's finally Friday!! I don't know about y'all, but this week.  Shew!  Coming off of Mother's Day and celebrating all the gifts that encompass being a mom had me on this high, so to speak.  And then this week has just been one of those weeks.  One of those parenting weeks that has... Continue Reading →

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