Does Your Daughter??? Mom’s Get Real! :Beauty Series Part 3

Thought Provoking Questions for Mother's of Daughters: ~Does your Daughter Come to You for Advice on Appearance? ~Or is she getting Her ideas from her friends or the community     you are part of? ~Is Your Daughter Scared to Talk to You? ~Are You Setting a Godly Example by the way you view yourself and the way you take care of yourself? So what Legacy are you pursuing with your daughters in regards to Spiritual Identity?  [...]

By |January 31st, 2012|Blog, Family Discipleship, Mentoring, Parenting|0 Comments

Our Appearance & Relationship with Our Daughters: Beauty Series Part 2

Disclaimer: This is a Potentially Offensive Article... I almost didn't post it... read only if you are willing to get real and do what it takes to help your daughter have a strong self esteem~ it starts with you~ Mom! In my previous article Beauty Within Radiates Outward, we talked about how important it is to be aware of our appearance, but not to let it own our hearts. "Should we care about our appearance?  [...]

By |January 29th, 2012|Blog, Parenting|5 Comments

Beauty From Within Radiates Outward: Beauty Series Part 1

3 "Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. 4 Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight."      1 Peter 3:3-4 NIV Peter tells the women in his letter their beauty should not come from jewelry or outer adornments. Rather, their beauty should be [...]

By |January 26th, 2012|Blog, Faith, Mentoring, Parenting|1 Comment

HelpMeet Training 101: REAL MEN DON’T WEAR PINK

As wives we are designed and chosen by God to complement our husbands.  As you know, this doesn't come naturally... it's a choice.  It's a choice that comes with a fight.  Women have a long history of battling a desire for control and leadership over man in general, but this temptation is strongest and most readily present in marriage. Genesis 3, the Fall of Man, the very first sin... Man and Woman were punished for [...]

By |January 20th, 2012|Blog, Marriage|11 Comments
  • Leaving a Legacy of Worship

The Legacy of Worship

The love of music is a legacy I am So thankful for. Music is the rhythm of the soul, it can change the atmosphere in the home in seconds. Worshipful music can take a crabby, tired mama and transform her into a joyful, gentle mother who delights in her children and has their hearts. God made us to worship Him and He blesses us when we do. I love Music, don’t you?  I love having [...]

By |January 15th, 2012|Blog, Family Discipleship, Leaving A Legacy|4 Comments

What’s God’s Purpose for Parenting?

If we really desire to be a "better parents" with a "better families" we need to look at life from God's perspective. Yes, God deeply loves and cares about our families. However, the end goal is not to produce amazing role-model kids, so others can put us on a pedestal. The goal is not for our families to "look good" or to impress others. The goal is far-more than just being happy. As Christian parents, [...]

By |January 14th, 2012|Blog, Missions and Vision|2 Comments

Social Media Accountability | Marriage on a Mission

As many of you know my husband and I have tinkered around in social media a bit... Our Story:  About 9-10 years ago my husband started a blog, not because he was excited about blogging as much as he was about getting me to blog. So after a few months of editing his content, I gave in and created the "old" Leaving a Legacy blogspot. I went through seasons of more engagement than others, like [...]

By |January 11th, 2012|Blog, Business, Marriage|5 Comments

Natural State of Marriage & Parenting~ Mediocrity

The natural state of marriage is mediocrity                   The natural state of parenting is mediocrity.   The wind blows strong against greatness which is why it takes cognitive, purposeful effort and leadership to have a great marriage and family. The natural tendency is to put tons of purposeful effort into our careers and leadership roles and over time less and less effort into our wives and children. There’s a quote that has always stuck [...]

By |January 9th, 2012|Blog, Business, Marriage|2 Comments

“But Crafts are So Messy”

Your child comes up to you with that look... they want something... but they think you might say no... "Mom, can I do a craft?" You reply in your mind, "But Crafts are So Messy!!!" A host of other excuses come into your mind... they take time... and you and I both know who really does the craft... right(well depending on the age)... I don't know what to have you do... What do you do?  [...]

By |January 6th, 2012|Blog, Kids Crafts, Leaving A Legacy|0 Comments

The Story Behind Leaving a Legacy

Where did the Vision come from? It is a Gift given by God~  He opened my Eyes when I received Him into my heart years ago~ this journey I have been so blessed to be on~ of really realizing my sin and need for a Savior~ I don't even want to imagine what my life would look like without Christ~ It certainly would look nothing like it does~ This Vision isn't my own~ It's God's [...]

By |January 2nd, 2012|Blog, Leaving A Legacy, Missions and Vision|6 Comments