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Linger at the Manger

Linger at the Manger

As we celebrate the birth of Jesus, the beauty and innocence of imagining an encounter with that heavenly baby boy brings joy and peace beyond description.  When I imagine the shepherds as they bowed before the King of Kings nestled in His precious mother’s arms, the thoughts of what they might have done or thought flood my mind.  Would they…

Purpose for Your Life- Part 1

Purpose for Your Life- Part 1

Purpose for Your Life- Part 1 “Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.[b] 4 Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. 5 Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act. 6 He will bring forth your righteousness as the light, and your justice as the noonday. 7 Be still…

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

I am praying that you are excited about a wonderful holiday season.  I love Thanksgiving so.  I think anytime I have the opportunity to be with family and friends I feel so blessed.  I love relationship more than anything.  I have the privilege of traveling some as a part of the ministry and seemingly more and more.  The older my…

Color Your World

Color Your World

I was going over in my mind this afternoon what topic I would blog about today and settled on the title of … “I’m a Bad Mom”.   I was going to talk about how even though we all strive to be the best parent we can be, there are days when I am harsh when I should be gentle, and…

Choose Peace

Choose Peace

 “…As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24:15 Our homes should be places of peace and refuge.  Learn to fight for peace in your home. There is nothing in this life, other than the Lord Himself, that we parents are more passionate about than our families and our children. Every family experiences difficult times, times…

A Change of Season

A Change of Season

Fall is certainly in the air!  Last Friday night, was homecoming for my Madi. That is big time in Texas…football and mums- big mums. In the middle of the afternoon, fall arrived.  There was a slight breeze and a definite bit of chill in the air.  All weekend our weather has been noticeably different and I certainly have a hankering…

Millennials and Divorce Rate

Millennials and Divorce Rate

Isn’t it interesting this article calls abiding by Biblical principles “rebelling against their elders”? The divorce rate has dropped 18%?! I don’t call that rebelling, I call it revival…praise His Name! https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-25/millennials-are-causing-the-u-s-divorce-rate-to-plummet?utm_campaign=news&utm_medium=bd&utm_source=applenews Much Love, Buy Candy’s book Rescue here!  You can swim confidently into the murky waters of parenting teens! Rescue offers wisdom, encouragement, and practical applications. Working with a…