Pastor Appreciation: 5 Ways to Say Thanks

With apologies to Gary Chapman for playing on his well-known Five Love Languages theme, I asked 24 pastors how a church member might speak to each pastor in his own love language. Though 24 persons don't constitute a massive survey, I was amazed at … [Continue reading]

There’d Be Days Like This, My Mama Said

I had three crying kids before I could even brush my teeth. The three year old wanted to be in the school room with us, but did not want any part of schooling.  I found where someone had been playing in the Desitin and, then, wiped their hands on the … [Continue reading]

October 2013 Family Time Calendar

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Mid-Week Links: The It’s-Fall-But-It-Doesn’t-Feel-Like-It Edition

Is anyone else as excited as I am that it is Fall! It is just my very favorite time of year. The chill in the air - okay that hasn't happened just yet. The changing of the leaves - well, that will be happening soon. Still, according to the calendar, … [Continue reading]

Printable Scripture Word Art: Isaiah 35:4

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Inviting Guests to Your Nest

I have just finished cleaning my house in anticipation of some overnight guests. I just love opening up my home to friends and family. I’m reminded of another time when I was preparing my nest for guests. I was, as I tend to be, overly concerned … [Continue reading]

You are Loved (and Here are Some Links)

Blogging is a funny thing. A person pours their heart out onto a keyboard and people across the world read. For just a moment, one can catch a glimpse into the life of a stranger. Sometimes, I wish it could be different. I wish I could get to … [Continue reading]

Family Time Calendar: September 2013

September 2013 Family Time Calendar   It's almost September, y'all! Since the 1st is on Sunday and it's a holiday weekend, you may want to go ahead and print the new Family Time Calendar out and have it ready. Also, in this month's … [Continue reading]

A Godly Rhythm

A Bible teacher used a dancing analogy and, suddenly, it’s always in my mind.  Quick, slow, slow.  Quick, slow, slow.  That’s the rhythm of a godly life. My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quickto listen, slow to speak … [Continue reading]

Consider Yourself Warned

Someone should really warn you, when you are up there in all of your bridal glory, what it will look like in ten years. There you are, all radiant and happy and easily fitting into that size 8 dress.When you’re staying up as late as you want and … [Continue reading]