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Month: June 2015

Two encouragements for the fearful at heart

Two encouragements for the fearful at heart

The past two weeks our family has been on vacation.  It was a wonderful and relaxing time away and it was just what the Dr. ordered. On our way home my husband shared with me two different political decisions that were made by people who simply abused their power to make decisions that were not theirs to make.  Social media, news outlets, magazine covers, and newspapers exploded with the news of one of those decisions made late last week. Anger,…

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Two truths of forgiveness

Two truths of forgiveness

We have a two year old in our house.  I can only imagine what thoughts just ran through your mind hearing those words!  Let me be straight with you though, I don’t hate the two year old year.  I really don’t. They are full of adventure, discovery, cute new words they learn, smiles, laughter, and joy! All that being said, we all know, if you have spent any amount of time with a two year old, that year is chock…

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Two Truths for Mama’s

Two Truths for Mama’s

As a mother my job is to care for and raise my children well.  Like most parents, my husband and I have taught our children to treat each other kindly, to not talk to strangers, as we walk across parking lots we look similar to a mother duck with all her ducklings in tow.  We have taught our children to stop before crossing the street, always tell the truth, chew their food before swallowing and on the list can go! …

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Three Lessons from Lot’s Wife

Three Lessons from Lot’s Wife

This morning in my personal Bible study I was reading about the wife of Lot in Genesis 19.  I read about how the angels were telling Lot and his family to get out of Sodom and Gomorrah because God was ready to destroy it!  From what I was reading, Lot and his family literally were dragging their feet in leaving. Lot had grown to love the cities he lived in and he planted his roots so deep there he just…

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Ten Years and Still Going Strong!

Ten Years and Still Going Strong!

To my dearest Husband, Years ago in my home in northern California, I began to pray for you.  As a young teenager, I remember God began to prod my heart to really begin praying for my future husband, wherever he may be.  Little did I know he was a teenager as well, growing up in the middle of corn fields in a small Michigan town. My prayers for you were filled with prayers of protection over you, purity in your…

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