Fathers Day does not have to be about who we have lost, but who we have gained by the presence of another and what we can give to appreciate them in an effort to make their day and hearts, a bit sunnier and brighter.
Dear Summer Vacation,
I’d like my time and money back.
Sorry to be so blunt. You know I love your sunshine, long daylight hours and ease of unstructured time, but after this summer trip, hopes dropped to the level of my sandal straps.
If I don’t approach my summer bucket list and filling the emotional buckets of my children with the right attitude, I’ve got one big hole in my own bucket.
Nothing-doing. No way, no-how.
I admit, those are my go-to words when I need to forgive another. I know it should be easy and quick as 1-2-3, but there were times, I couldn’t even get to zero.
Who doesn’t like a smooth, straight path? Who doesn’t want the very best road for themselves and for their children? We can be prideful. Unwilling to let go of control. But let’s try. Let’s let God, who knows the perfect way and the BEST way, be in control of where […]
Those of you might remember Nellie Oleson, the sassy, outspoken classmate of Laura Ingalls in the book and television series, Little House on the Prairie. She was ruthless, heartless, self righteous, lacked compassion and she never hesitated to put down another. We’ve all experienced Nellies.
Talked to them.
Been in relationship with them.
Hurt by them.
Have-tos. Unresolved matters. The to-do list. Our children’s cares. Unfinished work. Interruptions. Lots going on that can feel like a brick has been put upon our spirits. When your heart is heavy, keep plugging away at your prayer lives, moms. Keep talking to God, keep focused on Him, all the […]
“My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry.” (James 1:19) What a great truth to start off our days embracing…God, may each mom reading be quick to listen to the people in her life, especially her children, […]
It’s Monday Moms…again. How did it get here so fast?! Okay, we talked about the morning launch off….how we are sending our kids off into their day (homeschool moms, this is you, too!) Here you are again. New day. New week. New opportunities. New moments to approach in a different […]
During the military battles that King David was engaged in, much dependence was placed on the strength and speed of the chariots and horses that helped secure or weaken a soldier’s mobility during war. Ultimately, it was the strength of God and His resources that could be fully trusted and […]