This Mom Sets the Pace

Today’s five minute friday prompt is “pace”. We were camping last weekend, down by the lake. It was beautiful weather, not too hot but just warm enough to swim. We rode bikes, hiked, swam, and threw rocks in the water. At our own pace, no one telling us what to do next or where to […]

Bible Verse Coloring Pages for Kids

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5 Steps to Repentance: David as Our Example

David, a man after God’s own heart, is the perfect example to begin this study on the 5 steps to repentance. These verses come from 2 Samuel chapter 12 NKJV. The prophet Nathan stood before King David. He stood bravely because His words were from above and were important to this great warrior of a […]

I Offer to You my Hand

Today’s five minute friday prompt is “offer”. It was a beautiful summer day 15 years ago. I was hiking along a river with my new friend. The water glistened as sun reflected off of it and a gentle spray touched my face. We were climbing among the large rocks that lined the river. My friend […]

When You Want to Run Away- Do!

Raise your hand if you have ever felt like running away. For months after Rebekah’s accident, we considered selling the house and moving. I would mention it to people and was always met with the same sympathetic nod and “you know you can’t run away from grief”. I know I am not alone!  Stress, frustration, […]

Emotions are all I have to Share

For days now I have been trying to write something encouraging.  I’ve been trying to put my feelings and experiences into a neat little package and present it to you all in a positive way. I can’t.  Not this week.  Today I will simply release my feelings in the messy mixed up way they are […]

Embracing Brokenness

” I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abides alone: but if it die, it brings forth much fruit”   John 12:24  Growing up, I had absolutely no idea what that meant.  I carefully planted seeds one by one and covered them with dirt.  What happened in […]

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