The first half of the year is done, I thought it was a good idea to look back at my goals for the year to see where I'm succeeding and where I need to focus on more.Checking your progress is a good thing as it will keep you on track. I, for one, have seen... Continue Reading →
If I fret about the uncertain futureWatching, worrying as the days go darkerIf I start to question Your designRemind me that nothing is mine, all are ThineIf I try to make sense of the chaosBring me on my knees at the feet of the CrossIncline my heart to abide in the VineRemind me that nothing... Continue Reading →
I'm pretty sure the thought of having a new year's resolution came across your mind this January. We're all excited for a fresh start, ready to begin day 1. But for some of us, new year's resolution only lasts the first few months or even weeks. I am not an exception to that, I have... Continue Reading →
I've known my husband for 13 years and we've been married for 4 years. You might think that's a long time of getting to know each other but the truth is, we are still learning. Marriage is a lifelong journey of studying your spouse. It's a lifetime of understanding, forgiving, submitting, yet above all it's... Continue Reading →
I'm pretty sure we are all excited for the new year. We have plans tonight to celebrate New Year's Eve and a set of goals we want to achieve for the next year. Moving on to the next year... Day 1 starts tomorrow for most of us as we try to change and improve some... Continue Reading →
I don't know what season of life you are in but I am sure of one thing: time flies fast for all of us. I'm pretty sure you are already reminiscing the past year as it is now coming to a close. It was like yesterday when you just listed your new year's resolution for... Continue Reading →
I just finished reading "Don't Make Me Count To Three" by Ginger Plowman and I learned a lot about giving biblical discipline to my children. There are a lot of good points in the book and I'm going to share one that stood out for me: it's teaching in the context of the moment. As... Continue Reading →
People say it takes a village to raise a child, but our society doesn’t seem to work that way. Don’t get me wrong, we support each other in little ways, but there also seems to be another side. Over my nearly nine years of parenting I’ve noticed a lot of comparison and competition. Under the surface though I see something else entirely. Beneath it all I hear, “I don’t have a village, so neither should you”.
I’ve heard it disguised in conversations more times than I can count, and it makes me sad. I know that I often want and need a village. Maybe you didn’t have one, or maybe at this moment you’re all on your own, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do our very best to be a village for each other now.
In Luke 6:31 Jesus says, “Do to others as you would have them do…
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If you're like me, you probably have moments when you think of the actions, words or behavior that you should not have done in the past and somehow you are reminded and bothered by it every now and then. Sins that we have committed, times when we turned away from God. These moments leave a... Continue Reading →