Category: Encouragement

About Being Brave–Four Verses to Give You Courage

It’s not about being stronger or tougher or more in control. It is a call to embrace the God-given courage that lives inside of you. The book, Let’s All Be Brave., by Annie F. Downs is an around-the-table or an at-the-coffee-shop type of discussion on life and how to begin, “Living Life with Everything You Have”.…

4 Ways Being Modest is a Gift to Your Husband

You don’t have to agree with me on this, and yes, I am well aware that this road has not only been well-travelled, but that most women have chosen a different path.  Stay with me–you might not see it the same way I do, as I’m sure many won’t, but consider this: Your husband just might see…

The Pomposity in Parenting

I prayed for my children before they were even born.  I prayed for their health and their influences.  I prayed for their future. I prayed for their parents–that we would be godly parents with wisdom to know how to guide each of their personalities. I prayed for their choices.  Not that they would be prevented…

Undoing What’s Been Done

Parenting is, without a doubt, THE hardest job in the world, but undeniably, the most rewarding.  Not many would argue with me on that… But when your children are small and you are tired and frustrated, and think it can’t possibly get any harder–you put them to bed, breathe a sigh of relief, and navigate your way…

When the Words Don’t Come

When you want to pray.  You need to pray.  But you just don’t know where to start. The words don’t come. Or they sound hollow. Then there are times when we fall instantly to our knees.  Begging.  Pleading. Tears blurring our vision. We cry out to God.  Our Father.  Our Creator.  Healer. Sustainer. Ever-present help in time…