7 Mini-Meditations to Relieve Stress

  I have a guest blogger with us today, Ida Jones, and she writes about ways to decrease stress and improve your overall health and well-being. As the mom of two little ones, she’s successfully found several outlets for stress and the overall craziness of motherhood. Today’s topic is meditation. As I’ve written many times in my posts, the connection between the brain and the body is powerful beyond words. God tells us in His word to “be still…” and {Read More}

The Shack Movie: God and your Tragedy

When this book was first published, I heard it was great, but wasn’t in a good place to read it because I had a five-year-old little girl at the time. As soon as I realized what could happen, I put down the book and finally picked it back up when she was ten. Paul Young has written and incredible story and though it was initially self-published it for his family. Mainstream media caught wind of it and, well, you know {Read More}

Why This Teenage Girl Doesn’t Kiss Her Boyfriend

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I couldn’t help but share this post a senior friend of Trevor’s posted on Facebook. We all know how our society has become so sexually promiscuous. When it’s time for my second and third child to get married, I want them to have someone to choose from who has saved themselves for marriage. I’m not belittling those who have already chosen to have sex, and there is a very real concept called “reclaimed virginity.” It’s {Read More}

Free Facebook Timeline Cover…A Little Beachy Yumminess!

  Couldn’t resist creating a beachy Facebook timeline cover for you as we are enjoying spring break this week. When I look out at the ocean, I’m in awe of God’s creation. And it’s true…as deep and blue as that ocean, God loves us more. Post this on your FB page and enjoy the reminder! (Click HERE to tweet)  Thank you! To make this photo your facebook timeline photo: 1. Click on the photo and a menu will come up where you {Read More}

Can You Ever Feel Normal After Narcotic Addiction?

Come visit me over at Addiction Blog today. Can you really ever feel normal after narcotic addiction?                          

My One Word: Simplify

  I love how people pick one word as their word to live by for the year. Last year, my one word was simply “God.” I wanted to make God the center of everything in my life…to the extent that every decision I made each day was centered around my faith in him. Overall, I think the year went pretty well. Obviously, I didn’t consider God with every decision…like Chinese or Pizza for supper…but he was present and accounted for in every {Read More}

Make-a-change Monday~Marriage Menders

To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you’re wrong, admit it, Whenever you’re right, shut up. ~Ogden Nash, Marriage Lines: Notes of a Student Husband Such a simple poem, but so hard to do! No one can get under our skin quite like the one we live with every day, wake up with every morning, go to bed with every night, pay bills with…you know. And Satan loves to keep us too busy to really {Read More}

God and Google

I must admit it. I’ve been sucked into the World Wide Web. I’m fascinated at all of the information on the Internet! Just think about it.  •   Just on Google Maps alone, actual people have taken the time to put all of that information in so that we can find our way.  •   Since I’ve been writing, the Internet has become my university of learning. If I have a question, I just type it into my Google search engine and {Read More}

Make-a-change Monday~Post it!

New Year’s Day 2008~ This is it. This year is going to be the year.  I’m going to read my Bible more and pray more.  I want to be a better person. Closer to God.  New Year’s Day 2009~  This is it. This year is going to be the year.  I’m going to read my Bible more and pray more.  I want to be a better person. Closer to God.  New Year’s Day 2010~ This is it. This year is {Read More}

God’s Pharmacy

When God created the earth, it was good. So when he created man, we had everything we would ever need. Between the resources he gave us and the brain he equipped us with, mankind was all set. Until… Sin.  Everything on this earth was created from, well, this earth. We started out with what God gave us, and that is all we have ever had. All resources we have ever needed were given to us when God created this earth.  {Read More}

Distractions

Housework. Laundry. Dishes. “UUUGGGGHHHH” (as Charlie Brown would say). I go from one task to the next, room to room to room, putting up, washing, repairing, scrubbing, etc. When I have all of these tasks on my mind that I need to accomplish, I think by brain goes into “shutdown” mode. I will be in the kitchen doing dishes, when I suddenly remember my favorite jeans need to be washed for tomorrow. I go to my closet to get my {Read More}