The Power of Words

Our words hold a lot of power....

As I look back over my parenting years, I cringe when I think of the way I use to talk to my first three children. I was a very young mom and we had three children right away after we were married. I admit that was not a great idea, but two of our little blessings were surprises. I was in my early twenties with three children all under the … Continue reading

Getting Rid of Gossip

Gossip- it is deadly. We need to get rid of it

Gossip. It’s the topic of our everyday conversations. In the coffee shops, on the phone, at work, and even online. It can be found anywhere and everywhere. In today’s day in age, it’s seen as harmless, fun and normal. No longer do we care about the pain or broken friendships that come as a result, so long as we have fun. As Christian women, we are faced with this sin … Continue reading

Can Your Husband Trust You?

Can Your Husband Trust You

The Proverbs 31 woman was pretty impressive wasn’t she? How many of us, as women of God, aspire to emulate her? Have you ever considered what her motivation was for all her arduous labour? Proverbs 31:11-12 states, “The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil. She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.” … Continue reading

Spring Into God’s Word

Spring Into God's Word is a 31 day devotional meant to help us fall in love with God's Word

Spring is coming! Which means spring cleaning is right around the corner. This is the time of year we like to get our homes all cleaned up and aired out from the winter- and brighten things up for spring. It really is a favorite time of year. So many times, we forget to clean out our hearts- the place where Christ dwells. We focus so much of our spring on … Continue reading

Choosing to Rejoice in Truth (With Link Up!)

We need to rejoice in the truth - that is true love.

Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 1 Corinthians 13:6 God loves to delight in us and rejoices in seeing our hearts an lives following the path He has for us.  Somewhere along the way, there has been the a misconception that our lives will always be perfect if we are following God’s will. Our perspective of what “perfect” looks like differs from what God thinks.  … Continue reading

Show Me Your Glory

Have you ever just longed to see the glory of God. You can.

Have you ever just wanted to see the glory of the Lord? I know that I have. Tonight, as I sit here and type, there are so many things going on in our world. My heart is heavy for many – and over many. I am watching a fire burn in my fireplace, and praying for those who don’t have heat. I am thinking of birth-moms with incredibly hard choices, … Continue reading

Being Married To Your Best Friend

Being married To You Best Friend is awesome- but it is also hard work. Here is 6 ways to help you focus on the friendship you have with your husbands.

We are almost done with our book club! It is hard to believe! Today, we are moving into chapters 11 and 12 of Messy Beautiful Love! When I was a young girl, I wanted to marry my best friend. When I looked at marriage- I thought of it like my parents. They truly were the best of friends to one another. They like to run errands and do just every … Continue reading

The Disease to Please

The Disease to Please

It’s called “the disease to please”. A deadly bacteria that starts as a small twinge in your gut when you know you’ve let someone down. The twinge quickly grows into a nagging feeling that you’re inadequate; which springs forth ideas and solutions for rectifying the situation so as to return to the offended person’s good graces. Some recover rather quickly upon realizing how taxing this disease is, others remain infected … Continue reading

What I learned about myself through my fitness journey

We learn a lot about ourselves on our journey to fitness.

Writing about my fitness journey feels a little foreign to me because it has been such a recent journey. Through it all though, I’ve learned so much about myself and I hope it will inspire you in your own journey. A little background on me: I was ALWAYS the skinny friend. I could eat anything at any time and still be skinny. If I gained a few pounds, a week of … Continue reading