The household notebook – also known by many other names – the home binder, control journal, family organizer, command central, etc. It’s kind of the brain, if you will, containing all those things you need to keep track of in your home. All those things that, if you’re like me, you try to remember in your head, but can’t. After my great desk clean-off, I
Now we just couldn’t head into the new year without a look at a hodgepodge of healthy habits, could we? I’ll pulling out all the stops with the best of healthy mama habits. The Lord has blessed me with a wealth of tools and I just have to share about them and remind myself as well. It’s not always easy. But the blessings are huge.
I have an old hymnal – one passed down. I’m not sure how it came to be on my end table. But I’m sure glad it is there. Heaven came down and glory filled my soul, When at the cross the Savior made me whole… I’ve always loved the old hymns. Like many, I was fortunate to be raised on them. They are a part
Anyone who has ever opened the pages of a Bible knows that God wants us to be thankful in all circumstances. The Bible is full of references that instruct us to be thankful. One of the more popular verses that comes to mind is from Philippians. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known
Matthew 4:4 Jesus answered, “It is written; ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” This year God is calling me to draw close to him through his word. Not just the ones I like, the comforting, sheltering words, but Every Word. Many times I find myself disagreeing with something in the Bible, I don’t
Can you feel it? The summer stretching out. The call to get out and enjoy these days with abundant sunshine. We have. You may have noticed that our authors here at Habits for a Happy Home are taking a break. We hit the busy, full calendar time of spring and things got quiet here on our group blog. We want to acknowledge that the habit
Icebergs, what in the world do they have to do with what’s going on in your life? My husband, Bob, had surgery and developed an infection. We were praying earnestly for his healing. As I was crying out to the Lord one night, He used the illustration of an iceberg to begin revealing what was really going on in our lives. You can only see
The Book of Job is a book many people turn to in times of suffering. It is a great lesson from God about trusting Him, even when we don’t understand our circumstances. Job teaches us that God does not need our understanding and He does not owe us any explanation for His actions. We learn to put our trust in God and allow Him to