The Plea of a Weary Mom

Just a few short weeks ago we celebrated Mother’s Day. I don’t know how you and your family celebrate, but my family typically showers me with lots of notes or…

Everything in Moderation?

How do you feel about this old adage: “Everything in moderation”? What is moderation? The online definition of moderation is “the avoidance of excess or extremes”. So essentially it means permit…

Getting What We Deserve…

Ever feel like you just don’t get what you deserve? Striving day in and day out, we work extremely hard. We scrimp, save, coupon, lose sleep, work our fingers to…

What I Have Learned from Gideon…

Earlier this week, I awoke early to have my time with The Lord. I sleepily reached for my devotion guide and began looking for that day’s scripture reference. After I…

Why Are Women Their Own Prince Charmings?

Nowadays, everywhere I turn I find a woman who is worn and weary, burned out beyond anything they can possibly bear. We are trying to be everything to everybody and…

10 Tips for Making Your Home a Sanctuary

Sanctuary… The simple utterance of that very word makes your eyes close, your head lift, and your lungs take in a deep breath of air. A sense of tranquility and…

Thorns of Encouragement

Soon our school year will be just another memory. What began nine months ago is quickly coming to an end. Are you like me, feeling as if each year ticks…

A Special Kind of Garden

Gardening takes an abundance of hard work and dedication. It’s cultivating soil, planting, watering, weeding, careful tending. I’m working on a special kind of garden these days… In many ways,…