Looking for fun, creative ideas to do with your family this summer? Maybe you feel like . . . It’s just early summer and I’m already out of ideas for things to do with my kids.” “Finally we’re able to have a family gathering, but I’m too exhausted to plan it.” “I’d like to do … Read More about Freebie: 100 Fun, Creative Ideas for You to Do With Your Kids!
COVID protocols are easing, summer’s here, hope is finally in the air! It’s been a long season of isolation, teleworking, online school, toddlers under foot, financial strain, limited travel. Add to this the emotional roller coaster we’ve experienced — feelings of loneliness, frustration, anxiety, fear, and disagreements over politics, race, masks, and quarantining. And attacks … Read More about Don’t Miss This Rare Opportunity to Reorient Your Life
Are you experiencing division in your family, with your friends, or in your church? Strong feelings about masks, politics, and racism have brought to a head some of our differing opinions and even spoiled some relationships. Believing friends have been “dropped” because they don’t share our views. It’s not surprising, but it’s tragic. However there … Read More about 3 Ways the Enemy May Be Attacking You Today
Have you ever wondered at God’s timing? I have. Last March, just when the world was about to go into lockdown, I released a book all about planning family get-togethers — get-togethers that would be nearly impossible for the next year! Let’s just say that from a marketing perspective, that was pretty terrible timing. But … Read More about Want to Plan a Fun Family Get-Together? Here’s Help!
I want to encourage you to pray that your kids get caught. What?” “Why would I want to do that??” We had 5 kids in 7 years. Even today, as a grandmother of 21, I can still feel the exhaustion of those early years. Raising young kids is hard for many reasons, but one is … Read More about This Is Why You Should Pray Regularly That Your Kids Get Caught!
What is ONE thing God wants from you? You may be saying to yourself: Well, He probably, wants me: to get over ____ (that bad habit), to give up_____, to forgive that person who has deeply wounded me, to reach out to ___ (even though this person has not cared for me), to get my … Read More about What Is ONE Thing God Wants From You?
John and I will celebrate 52 years of marriage this August! I know, that seems crazy to us because we don’t even feel that old ourselves. In my head I still think I’m 38. (But then I look in the mirror, yikes!) We were best friends in college but never dated. He always had girls … Read More about What I Most Admire About My Husband
Envy and Jealousy. Every one of us is tempted by these two destructive attitudes. Parents and children alike. These feelings are often found in what I call the “comparison trap.” It might go like this: I wish I had a house like hers. She has a good marriage and well, mine stinks. He got … Read More about 6 Tactics You Need for Rooting Out Envy and Jealousy