Ministry

Hello Friends! Wow! I don’t know about you but this year seemed to completely fly by for our family! We made lots of great friends and special memories—but there’s a big part of me that is saying, slow down! So, New Year Resolution Number One is: stay home more! Do you make New Year Resolutions? Some years […]

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I’m sharing a snippet below from a podcast about how we can keep our Christmas traditions simple and Christ focused: “As the busy Christmas season is upon us we can find ourselves all wrapped up (literally wrapping too) in planning, cooking, cleaning, shopping, decorating, ministry activities and a multitude of other tasks that seem to […]

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Every year families spend thousands of dollars on summer vacations. They need to get away from the busyness of life. They’re seeking refuge from work, cell phones, the news, and so many other things that demand their time and cause stress. Our family just recently returned from a vacation camping at the beach. We spent […]

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Something the Lord has really been impressing on my heart in the last few years has been this thought: If doing something kind or good for others comes to my mind…do it. Or at the very least, offer to do the kind thing that the Lord has impressed on my heart. But, most of the […]

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Because of Love

by Chelsea on February 12, 2016 in Home Culture, Ministry

His cry wakes me again. I roll over and look at the clock and moan. I lay there in the darkness and hope the cry will fade and he’ll fall asleep, but no, it gets louder and louder until there is no denying that I’ll have to get up again. He’s 10 months old we […]

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  “I found peacefulness of spirit in a quiet forest glade. And a beauty in it’s silence that a city never made.   The reflections of a tree-top and a cloudlet, fleecy white, enticed my wistful fancy to a pool off to the right.   And I languidly leaned over, and I garnered from the […]

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By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches.  Proverbs 24:3-6 When I was growing up, it was just assumed and understood that a young girl would graduate from high school, attend college, and start the career of a lifetime. […]

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  “Comparison is the thief of joy.” With the beginning of a new year, I was encouraged to minimize the clutter in my home. I felt empowered to tackle the piles of papers that has sat for months needing my attention and to clean out and organize my closets that had been neglected for some […]

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