Category Archives: maturing in Christ

falling again and again

I have been walking with Christ for as long as I have known my husband, it’s one of the biggest parts of my faith. My faith journey is completely separate from him but it also runs parallel with him. During … Continue reading

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keep watch

Many people have commented on how my husband and I are almost finished with our parenting role. I often reply with a smile because to me, our role is only changing. Yes, our children are going off to college within … Continue reading

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decorations

I spend a crazy amount of time planning how to decorate our century-old farmhouse when we are finished restoring it. I have many items that I have collected over the years from family members, thrift stores, and the like. I … Continue reading

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good food

When it comes to Friday and the weekend I am immediately drawn to snack foods, pizza, pop, cookies, ice cream. I want it all. I think it’s about the fact that I “deserve” a reward for surviving the week. The … Continue reading

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authentic

The older I get, the more I realize that I don’t have patience for things that are false. If something is not honest and true, long lasting, and real I don’t want it around me. My husband helped me to learn … Continue reading

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foot steps

Oh God, You are my God And I will ever praise You Oh God, You are my God And I will ever praise You I will seek You in the morning And I will learn to walk in Your ways … Continue reading

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peace by piece

In the last couple of weeks precious, priceless people in my life have had their lives shattered by emotional brokenness or irreparable loss. While I have been praying for them and those involved, I have been lifting up a prayer … Continue reading

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fluff and stuff

Dear Ones, have you ever noticed that you get distracted when you sit down to truly spend time studying Scripture, or spending time in prayer, or even trying to write in your Faith journal? Have you ever found yourself suddenly cleaning … Continue reading

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never

“Never is a frightening word.”* The word never is absolute, unchanging, final. Once spoken, it is understood that the speaker will not be moved to alter the decision. It carries with it a sense of a closed door, locked up tight, … Continue reading

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bored, bored, bored

During my lunch hour I decided to walk around the drug store across the street from my building. I found myself wanting to get something, but not really having anything in mind. I wandered the aisles deciding if I needed … Continue reading

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