• First Fruits Given Unto Him

    I used to really relish in my morning coffee with Jesus, on the deck, starting before dawn reading my Bible, devotionals, journaling, praying and watching the sun rise! In fact, I used to look forward to my next day morning coffee starting mid-afternoon the day prior. But this current season in life hasn’t been lending itself well to my giving of those first fruits to The Lord. The first moments of the day that I was never guaranteed or owed, but that He has so graciously given to me. In addition to the guilt I’ve felt about everything else, guilt began to settle in about this detail as well. No…

  • When You Don’t Have The Words, Pray The Scriptures

    I believe in the power of prayer. I believe evil exists in this world and seeks to steal, kill and destroy. I believe no one is exempt from these demonic influences and God allows a certain amount of suffering for everyone, all the while having it under control in ways we could never imagine. I believe it is our responsibility to teach our children the way they should go so that when they are older they will know which path to choose for themselves. I believe it is our responsibility to interceded on the behalf of our children through prayer – and that it doesn’t stop when our children reach…

  • Toddler Bible Study: Creation Day 1 (Light)

    I’ve talked in previous posts about the activities I plan, prep and try to keep at the ready for my toddlers (age 3 and 4) so that when we get home in the evening we can get started almost immediately. Transition is a struggle for them, they love activities (and the attention they get while we work on them together). Having a well thought out plan along with all the supplies ready to go is a win-win for all of us. They get the attention and stimulation they so desperately need and I get to move from time before dinner to dinner without the wheels falling off because I already…