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Grumble The Weekend Away (or give your heart a re-set)

Something is in the air. The Saturday chores are taking longer to finish, the children are squabbling over breakfast and my coffee has lost its normal perk. There is always housework, and preparing for Sunday’s big meal. The chores,…

A Mission Not So Holy?

There she goes again.  Back and forth from home to church, to Bible studies, to picking up children and so the list continues to go, every day. There is no missing the calling.  It is ever before her, and…

When All Seems So Wrong

I will not pretend. I get weary.   There is this common thread we share called Motherhood.  I use to take my cape off and hang it up, thinking that I am not a super mom, but now I…

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Give Bad Behavior A “Name,” When Your Children Argue

There were children arguing in my home this morning.  I was brushing my hair, and I could hear the argument begin.  I knew the details, I could hear their voices change in tone and volume, and I could predict…

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Filled to Overflowing

Our hearts cannot give what they are not taking in… Oh, how so true this is in living out of our daily lives. If someone were to meet you on a random day… someone that didn’t know you, or…

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Cast your Idols down

I am a homeschooling mom… and most of my day consists of teaching in one form or another. I will jump from school books, to Character Education, to cooking class, to Cleaning 101.. and more.  Homeschooling occupies most of…

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Kids sharing the Gospel…is there a right way?

Sitting in the living room this week,,, curled up on the couch with sleepy eyes, and listening ears.. as my teenagers spend there wakeful restless evening energy.. Talking and laughing and sharing with their dad and I. Almost every…

Put Off – Put On

If you don’t like analogies,, you probably should skip over this post. I find a lot of analogies in my day to day life – they just seem to be right there in front of me,, and most likely,…

Think on These Things

I am humbled by His works. Amazed and humbled. Shamefully, I grow in my Christian life at an unpredictable pace. Not steady, not fast, and not constant.I find that I am a “Coaster.” At least for a while I…