Morning Mercies

In the early mornings if you step outside and look at your flowers and plants you will see drops of dew gently placed on each leaf and petal. God places with His hand… Continue reading

We Cannot Keep Up With Perfect

“Drink from it, all of you. For this is my blood that establishes the covenant; it is shed for many for the forgiveness of sins.” ~ Matthew 26:28 Sitting around a table of… Continue reading

Changing Your Habits Will Change Your Heart

Jesus healed. Jesus loved. Jesus had compassion. Jesus wept. Jesus dined. The Pharisees pointed and shook their heads and plotted traps. And Jesus rebuked them all. He said: ~ they don’t practice what… Continue reading

When You Need to Know What Love Looks Like in a Home

No matter what we have given in a day, it always seems there is more we could have done. We expect so much of ourselves…maybe our husbands and children expect too much of… Continue reading

Aunt J’s Spicy Crock Pot Spaghetti Sauce

Finding a great spaghetti sauce recipe is hard work! Mrs. H from Heritage Schoolhouse is here to help us out with her Aunt J’s Spicy Crock Pot Spaghetti Sauce recipe! Aunt J’s Spicy… Continue reading

The Beauty of Marriage

You have gotten the kids to a million places today. Coordinated play dates, dr. appointments, and school activities through text and e-mail all day long. Your husband called, and yes, you remembered to pay… Continue reading

Closeness to Christ Brings New Experiences

Peter, James, and John followed Jesus up a tall mountain. Where they were going and what was about to take place was of no knowledge to them. All of a sudden, Jesus was… Continue reading

When All That’s Left is to Pray

As you end your day, what is rattling in your mind that you don’t have enough of? Strength? Wisdom? Good parenting skills? Beauty? Youthfulness? Patience? Jesus is aware of this. He is aware… Continue reading

Turning Back to Jesus

The ocean waves were crashing onto the shore. The sounds of sea gulls filled the air. And Jesus sat by the sea. A few people joined him. Then a few more. Finally, there… Continue reading

Sugarplum Hand Cream

Usually Mrs. H brings us a delicious new recipe, but this weekend she’s bringing us a different kind of recipe ~ Sugarplum Hand Cream! Makes a great gift or something fun for yourself.… Continue reading

A Fresh New Heart

Do you like to change up your house from time to time? Rearrange furniture, replace old picture frames, lay down new rugs? God does the same with our hearts. He rearranges things within… Continue reading

To the One Who Wants to Love Life…

A woman with inner beauty. What does she look like? How does she act? What does she say? Some of us spend our whole lives searching for who we are supposed to “be.”… Continue reading

Casa Ole’ Green Dip

Mrs. H from Heritage Schoolhouse is with us this weekend to share her Casa Ole’ Green Dip with us! Ingredients: 4 avocados 1 (16 oz) container sour cream 1 can Rotel tomatoes 1… Continue reading

A Woman of Happiness and Peace

On our own our thoughts are a jumbled mess. Before we even step foot out of our cozy beds, unwanted thoughts fill our minds. We quickly turn to our phones or t.v. or… Continue reading

The Responsibility of Parenthood

So, we all know the obvious ~ teach and model Christ to children. But kids, especially pre-teens and teenagers, have a mind set on being cool, fitting in, pop music, and wearing all… Continue reading

Farmhouse Hamburger Soup

Mrs. H from Heritage Schoolhouse is with us this weekend to share her Farmhouse Hamburger Soup recipe, which is just about the perfect recipe right now since winter doesn’t seem to want to… Continue reading

Daily Spiritual Exercises

When we know in our hearts that we are Christians we get confused and frustrated when we still struggle with impatience, boredom, and annoyances with others. Shouldn’t we have Light in us now… Continue reading

Using Your Spiritual Gift

What value do I have within me that can provide any type of useful service to anything or anyone? What is my spiritual gift and how can I use it to help others? These… Continue reading

How Friendships Change in Your 30s

In his book, A Resilient Life, Gordon MacDonald shares a statistic about friendships for people in their 30s: “Because thirty-somethings are so busy getting life’s routines established, there is little growing realization that… Continue reading

Learning What David Knew About Obstacles

“The Lord who rescued me from the paw of the lion and the paw of the bear will rescue me from the hand of this Philistine.”               … Continue reading

Jalapeno Cheese Cornbread

Mrs. H from Heritage Schoolhouse is here to share her Jalapeno Cheese Cornbread recipe with us this weekend! Jalapeno Cheese Cornbread 1 1/2 cups cornmeal 1/2 cup flour 6 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons… Continue reading

Praying for Your Husband

Jesus said we ought to pray for our enemies. If we are to pray for our enemies how much more should we pray for our husbands? Praying for others comes easily to some… Continue reading

Blueberry Pancakes and Blueberry Syrup

Mrs. H from Heritage Schoolhouse is joining us this weekend with a delicious breakfast recipe: Blueberry Pancakes and Blueberry Syrup! Blueberry Pancakes and Blueberry Syrup 4 servings for syrup 1/4 cup sugar 1… Continue reading

Supporting Your Husband

No wife purposely acts in a way where she can be compared to an annoying leaking faucet. No woman wants to nag and nag her husband until he can’t stand the sound of her… Continue reading

Valentine’s Cake Mix Cookies

Mrs. H from Heritage Schoolhouse is joining us this Valentine’s Day with a Valentine’s Cake Mix cookie’s recipe. Click here to find the recipe Mrs. H used for these delicious cookies! Happy Valentine’s… Continue reading