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Spring Cleaning to Minimize and Refocus

  This year, I'll be blogging through my Spring Cleaning Bible Study with a focus on MINIMALISM! If you are interested in finding more freedom from STUFF and more LIFE in JESUS, we would love for you to join us! God is so good, in His sovereignty He led me to this verse this morning:… Continue reading Spring Cleaning to Minimize and Refocus

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How to Get “Happy” About Housework Again

Setting our Housework on a FIRM FOUNDATION I love all the rocks in this picture.  They lay on top of the concrete foundation of the house I had the honor to help construct a few years ago in Jamaica.  Like I wrote about in the study guide, the foundation had been laid before we started… Continue reading How to Get “Happy” About Housework Again

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Cultivating Your Child’s Gifts

This week I have been quick to encourage my daughter as she serves our family by helping me cook and prepare meals.  She ALWAYS wants to pull a chair up to the stove and help me.  Two nights ago, she insisted on making us our salads. I knew this passage was coming up in our… Continue reading Cultivating Your Child’s Gifts

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Cultivating Oneness in Marriage

"This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife and the two are united into ONE." Genesis 2:24 ONENESS Being united and staying united as ONE in marriage does not happen passively. This world pulls us in a million directions, but God's Word pulls you into a progressively… Continue reading Cultivating Oneness in Marriage

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He’s making all things NEW

“And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.” Revelation 21:5 Do you believe God is in the process of making all things new in your life? If you believe the baby in the manager… Continue reading He’s making all things NEW

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Treasuring Christ in the Christmas Rush

The rush of Christmas is upon us. I just wrapped twelve presents (with the help of my two daughters) and it took us at least an hour. (Because you know when your wrapping area gets so messy, no one can find where they just set the tape? or the scissors, etc?) That is us. Soon… Continue reading Treasuring Christ in the Christmas Rush

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Thankful Scripture Plan

It's November, ya'll!!! I can hardly believe it. However, the fact that my kids were asking for their Halloween candy for breakfast quickly confirmed, it's true. We will blink our eyes a few times, and it will be Thanksgiving day. Here's the thing, I want to really be thankful. I want to really give thanks… Continue reading Thankful Scripture Plan