• May Scripture Journaling: Staying In The Word

    There’s always so much to get done in a day and hardly time to accomplish it all BUT we all need to find time to stay in the Word! Here’s the April Scripture Journaling schedule for the month ahead that will help us to do just that! The theme for the month of May is Fear & Hope! Scripture Journaling is a simple (and not overwhelming) way to get into The Word daily. It’s a way to get quiet with God -if even for a few minutes among the chaos of motherhood – to meditate and reflect on His living words of truth. Scripture Journaling: How To Monday through Friday find…

  • Neglecting Myself

    Neglecting Myself: It’s Been 3 Years & It Stops Now.

    Three years. That’s how long I’ve been neglecting myself in terms of oral preventative health care (among other things). That’s how long I put my own importance on the back burner. THREE YEARS! I worked for a dentist when I was in high school and it was there that I learned to really appreciate the value of good oral hygiene. Brushing two – or three – times a day. Daily flossing. Frequent fluoride rinses. Prior to these three years I wouldn’t have dreamed of neglecting myself. I was firmly planted in the chair of a dental hygienist every six months…like clockwork. So what happened? I’d like to blame kids: my…

  • Beauty Even Now

    Beauty Even Now: Guest Post

    I have a beautiful yard. I don’t feel bad bragging about it because I don’t deserve credit for any of it. My husband takes care of all our plants. A lot of work goes into the planning, the planting, the pruning, and everything else that has to happen to make it look the way it does, but he enjoys doing it and is happy to let me reap the benefits of it all. I occasionally help him, but it’s under his guidance. He clearly knows more about plants than I do, so I happily yield to him. I’m pretty sure it wouldn’t take long for me to ruin our yard…