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The Danger in Comparing Our Roles in Marriage

Have you ever compared your "job" to your husbands?  Have you ever thought, "If he only knew what I did all day today?" Have you ever found yourself jealous of your husband because he gets to travel and get away?  Have you ever been texted a photo of an amazing view from a hotel room, and thought, hmm 80 degree weather, palm trees, and beaches... it's not fair... I wanna go? Not all of us women have [...]

By |November 30th, 2011|Blog, Marriage|1 Comment

Fighting Selfishness: The On-Going Battle of a Mom at Home

Today was a battle for me to keep my perspective clear, focused, and my attitude joyful. Today I didn't want to be at home doing laundry, cleaning house, feeding kids, changing diapers, or even doing home school with the kids. Today I struggled with an ugly sin called selfishness. For any of you who know me well, you know that the thing I LOVE most to do with my husband is build. Ever since we [...]

By |November 29th, 2011|Blog, Marriage, Parenting, Reflections|0 Comments

What Age is a Titus 2 Woman?

Older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not slanderers or slaves to much wine. They are to teach what is good, and so train the young women to love their husbands and children, to be self-controlled, pure, working at home, kind, and submissive to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be reviled.  Titus 2:3-6 Who is an older woman? For years I struggled with this because I always had [...]

By |November 25th, 2011|Blog, Friendship, Mentoring|0 Comments

The Importance of a Mentor

As a young lady I was always drawn to gleaning wisdom from older women.  That part of me has never changed.  I would venture to say that deep down inside of every woman is a desire to have an older woman speaking encouragement and trustworthy wisdom into our lives.  Someone who has been there... down that old familiar road.  For me, I know I need encouragement from older moms who are nearing their home schooling [...]

By |November 23rd, 2011|Blog, Friendship, Mentoring|1 Comment

Impacting Words

A young mom recently asked me when I got motivated and began pursuing personal growth for my “job” as a home maker & mom.  Well when I became a personally responsible for my relationship with the Lord at age 15 I began this journey of personal growth, so I guess I’ve always had that desire within in me... I think that deep down we all have that yearning desire within us.  I believe it is [...]

By |November 22nd, 2011|Blog, Friendship, Missions and Vision|2 Comments

Thriving Marriages: Allow Him

Allowing Your Husband to Lead This post is for strong women who are natural leaders, who thrive leading; however I am sure all women could relate in some ways~ right? As a strong, passionate, get things done kind of woman who is habitually leading her children all day through home schooling, when my husband gets home it can be a challenge to move out of that Head of the Household role immediately.  As my understanding [...]

By |November 17th, 2011|Blog, Marriage|6 Comments
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Treating Croup Naturally & Hyrdotherapy

Over the years, with 6 kids, you can bet that we have had our run with Croupy Coughs. My second oldest, got croup chronically for about 3 years. You can bet that after a few visits to the ER in the middle of the night, how determined a mama can get to find an alternative way to treat this nasty cough. So here is the wisdom that has worked with us over the years and [...]

By |November 14th, 2011|Blog, Homeopathy, Natural Meds|0 Comments


"As is the Mother, so is the Daughter." Ezekiel 16:44 Wow!  Talk about responsibility right!  If we weren't feeling the pressure before-man! Being a Mother is such a great privilege, but also such a huge awesome responsibility!   So many days I feel the weight of it, and feel like I don't measure up.  Am I doing all I should with my kids?  Am I preparing my children for the purposes God's made them for? [...]

By |November 13th, 2011|Blog, Family Discipleship, Leaving A Legacy|0 Comments

Leaving a Legacy of Biblical Friendship:Part 2

Do your children see you burdened with stress and anxiety?  When you have a problem and you need help from another person, are you able to share your burdens with a friend, a brother or sister in Christ? Or do they see you allowing the Body of Christ to fulfill its purpose here on earth, through ministering to you?   What do your kids see?   Our kids watch us don’t they? I am convicted [...]

By |November 12th, 2011|Blog, Leaving A Legacy|0 Comments

The Legacy of Biblical Friendship

Teaching our Children to be Godly Friends The Legacy of Biblical Friendship: Part 1 Where do our children learn how to be a friend?  The kind of friend God calls us all to be? They learn from having friends, experience right?   They also learn from our teaching and what we model as a friend. I have a friend who almost every time I see her she brings some kind of gift (like a gift of [...]

By |November 10th, 2011|Blog, Friendship, Leaving A Legacy|0 Comments