The Turning Tide Of Forgiveness (a welcome and invitation)


Today, I introduce to you a new place of rest and inspiration for all women. A safe place where healing words meet kindred souls. A new on-line haven where women are growing in faith and friendship.  Where broken, hurting women can find a heart of … [Continue reading]

Give Your Child Every Thing They Want (and the world will lose the gift of gratitude)


Straight up from the toaster and onto the delicate plate.  Two slices of bread, buttered to the edges and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar.  An even dusting across the top and then neatly stacked to line up the edges.  This is where we would get … [Continue reading]

Because You’re The Mom Who Just Needs A Little Space (Monday at its finest)


We are like velcro.  We were born with it as young girls, and we become more sticky as we grow.  And as we move into motherhood, the velcro grows into our skin and we become a part of it. Sometimes not even realizing that we are attached at the … [Continue reading]

A Fall Favorite – Chicken Barley Chili

Chicken Barley Chili

Simple ingredients, healthy, easy  and perfect for your family  -  for a cool fall evening. Try our family favorite Chicken Barley Chili: … [Continue reading]

Comfort Food At Its Finest ( Baked Oatmeal For Any Time of the Day)


It is so yummy,,,, and it was so much fun sharing with you. I just popped some on the oven! … [Continue reading]

Tell Them What He Has Done For You (the mountains AND the valleys)


In 100 years, no one will remember my story.  My life lessons. The only story I would ever want to be re-told is the biggest event in history to change the world. my world.  and my children and prayerfully ...their children. this gospel … [Continue reading]

31 Days Of Fall Fun

Fall Fun

Fall is my favorite time of the year, and I purpose to enjoy every opportunity that I can.  Here are some ideas that you can try in 31 days, to make every day full of fall fun! 1. Create a thankful tree for your home.  Your family will love … [Continue reading]

How To Stay Forever Young (when another year means another celebration)

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I remember when I was a young girl, I would lay in bed at night thinking about my future.  I was such a serious kind of girl. I had it all planned out.  College and career until 25.  Marriage and maybe children after that. City life, corporate … [Continue reading]

Falling In Love With Your Spouse (all over again)


The silence was so thick, it pressed on my heart like a vice.  I would sit at the dinner table and inwardly fume at all of the imperfections I felt were looming in the man at the head of our table.  Hearing him rise and leave in the morning turned to … [Continue reading]

A Meeting At The Well (the faces of motherhood)


The back of my throat was scratchy and calling the cool water I held in my hands. I had forgotten it was there, it had been in my grip for so long, waiting for a break in the gathering of these precious women. This was the third time I had delivered … [Continue reading]