Responsibility

Earlier this month when I was spring cleaning, I got inspired to do this post and share some of my tips to make cleaning more enjoyable. Yes, it is possible to enjoy cleaning your home and here are my tips: 1. Remind yourself of Philippians 2:14 and 1 Thessalonians 5:16. “Do everything without complaining or […]

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Do you ever have those moments when everything seems so right in your world that it brings you to tears?   I’ve had them a lot:  new babies being born, a perfect day out with my husband, making soup… What?  Making soup? I spent this whole last Saturday baking bread, muffins, and other wonderful homemade […]

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  It is pretty cold here today, but we have had quite a mild winter so far.  We have gotten snow a couple of times, but it wasn’t much.  Many days, my children are running around outside without so much as a sweater on!  But when the sun goes down, the heater goes on.  That […]

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What is it that makes us think we have to wait until January 1st to make new commitments or start fresh working on a long-desired goal? Sure, I make little goals all year long, but it seems the New Year is the time I pick to start on the really big ones. It’s probably because […]

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  I want to be good. Who doesn’t? I want to do justly and love mercy and walk humbly. I just want to do the right thing. Sometimes that is so hard. Didn’t someone say something one time, way back, about that thing which I ought to do, I don’t; and that thing I do, I […]

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Several months ago I came across a little book called, Your Future ‘Other Half’: It Matters Whom You Marry by Rebecca VanDoodewaard.  Rebecca addresses the importance of considering the type of spouse a woman hopes to marry.  I want to share with you the areas the book covers and some impactful quotes but I encourage […]

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  A sweet young friend from Facebook wrote me the other day and asked: “What are the three top things you would encourage someone in my position to be actively doing to prepare for marriage, motherhood, and/or homemaking?” I loved this question and as I am writing this post my hope would be all you […]

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This goes out to all the young single girls living at home! I sat down on a lawn chair on our pool deck. The summer wind blew in my hair and the sun shined warm rays on my face. I took a deep breath and a sip of my sweet tea. I stretched my legs […]

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