• 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…

  • Book Review: Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine

    Reading for pleasure is something I definitely enjoy but tend to fall in and out of doing regularly. It’s the seasons of life, I guess. This particular season of life is lending itself to the need for a distraction from the distraction… It’s been said a million times, but we are in the middle of something quite uniqe. Very scary. Lots of unknowns. Shifting to survival mode (some of us more than others, pending who we are “locked down” with). Right now life revolves around how I am going to keep my very needy kids entertained while managing the behaviors AND keeping my sanity. Suffice to say that my thinking…

  • Book Review: Discerning The Voice Of God

    Ever heard someone talk about how they’ve heard from God. Or that God has laid it upon them…. Or that God has put it on their hearts…. ?? And as these words have washed over you, you’ve wondered, “really?”. How do you know? How do I do that? I want to hear from God, too! I found myself in that place several years ago. Struggling with a decision and fighting uncertainty about what thoughts were mine and which were sent from Him. Paralyzed by fear that I would make the “wrong” decision. Wanting desperately to ensure I aligned with His Will for my life because the ripple effect of the…