Biblical marriage and that forbidden "S" word

So if you have read any of my other blogs you know by now that I am in a life change process. Part of this process is losing all of my 90+ pregnancy pounds but the other part is becoming a biblical wife, more commonly referred to as "submissive". I have been doing my own research on what it truly means to be a biblical wife and what the bible actually says about a wives duties and characteristics.   ...more

What Love Sees: My Daughter's Gift to Me and Why I Didn't Think I Deserved It

 My daughter Anna gave me a handmade card on my birthday. She’d printed “Names of Mom” vertically down one side of a standard-sized piece of heavyweight paper. The rest of the page was covered with rows of sticky notes labeled with “names” like chauffer, cleaner, and problem-fixer. Under each note, she’d written a definition of the name—“you clean whatever needs to be cleaned whenever it needs to be cleaned,” and so on....more

Bible Verses Of The Week

Every week I share my favorite bible verses and scriptures from my daily bible study.♥ Romans 2:20…a teacher of children, having in the law the embodiment of knowledgeand truth — you then who teach others, do you not teach yourself? ...more

What I know now about the Will of God

During my teenage years, I used to sit around and wonder what God wanted me to do. I would pray fiercely for Him to reveal His will to me and to tell me what to do. There were many times when I became so confused by what was happening in my life, especially at times when I was sure something was God's will, only to watch it vanish before my eyes. But I kept hoping that someday I would figure it out. I just had to be patient. After all, God had a plan for my life, right?...more

Not In My Name

This is not my usual post. I know that many of you come here for gardening tips or homeschooling support and I love that! I hope that, even though this is different it is a benefit to your spirit. I also hope that you will stick with me, regardless of your religious beliefs. Consider it a personal favor to hear me out....more

Courage Enough. (How to Journey On After Loss and Change)

Courage Enough. (How to Journey On After Loss and Change) About a week ago, my husband and I moved our family back to Iowa City.  The city we left seven years ago for Colorado....more

Why do I go to church?

I go to church to worship God, learn more about Him and how I am supposed to be living, and to be around like-minded people. I like singing songs about Heaven and Jesus and what He's done for me. And I like to praise the Lord for all His blessings He has given us.There are many reasons......more

I don't think GOD done it this way - apologies to Hank Williams, Jr.

I am a Russsell Crowe fan and a Bible fan so when I heard about the "Biblical epic" film forthcoming, I was jazzed. So I corralled a friend into going with me.I don't recall the passage where GOD created transformers, do you?Okay, not transformers according to film maker Darren Aronofsky, but 'Watchers' - hulking rock guys (not music makers) that lumber about and even help Noah build the ark....more

Mom Confidence: Overcoming Perfectionism

During So You Think You Can Dance auditions, a 30-something mother of two young kids was asked why she was finally trying out for the show. She told the judges she has “mom confidence” now. She didn’t make it through to the Top 20, but her answer stuck with me because I get it....more
Nope. Screw it.more

4 Ways Knowing God has Changed Me

Over the years, I have been asked how knowing God has changed my life. There are in fact a myriad of ways, but I’d like to share with you four in particular....more