Psalm 119:11 is a very popular Bible verse. It says, “Your Word I have hidden in my heart, That I might not sin against You.” I have been introduced to a fun way to do just that… Scripture Stickies!
A few months ago I made it a goal of mine to cook dinner for my family more often. I knew I had become lazy in the kitchen when my afternoon telephone conversations with my husband sounded something like this… Him: What are we doing for dinner tonight? Me: I made meatloaf and mashed potatoes! Him: You actually cooked?! I had let our busy
One of the most important lessons I am teaching my boys in their spiritual lives is about temptation. Temptation is everywhere and seems to be more and more prevalent in our world. Mark Chapter 4 tells us that even Jesus was tempted, so we have to expect that there will be temptation in our lives. I want my sons to be equipped to handle any temptation they may
Prayer is a very important part of my life. I have to admit though, it has been a selfish part of my life for many years. I looked back and realized that so much of my prayer life was about me or the things around me that would make my life easier. You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss, that you may
I have struggled with my weight for 10+ years and have been on many diets and programs, none of which were successful in the long term. I decided in January to make big lifestyle changes. I have changed the way I think about food and am much more active. In less than a year, I have lost 38 pounds, lowered my heart rate, lowered my cholesterol, lessened my
The fall is a busy time of year for traveling. Some are taking fall family vacations and some are traveling for the upcoming holidays. Either way, you may be dreading another long road trip with your children. Sometimes a family vacation isn’t really a vacation at all. No one seems to be having any fun. I have some ways to help you make the most
Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; 5 does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; 6 does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; 7 bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 1 Corinthians 13 is sometimes
When it comes to planning for the school year, I have tried just about everything. There are so many different options, I was bound to find one that works for my family. I have spent hours printing, writing lesson plans, printing, entering lesson plans on the computer, printing, researching products, did I mention printing? While each system, product and printable planner has great features and