30 Day Wife Encouragement Challenge pdf

Obviously it has been a long time since I’ve updated this blog. I got busy doing other things – and there is LOTS of good information out there for marriages and living a happy and blessed life. I still get a number of requests for the 30_Day_Wife_Encouragement Challenge, which I am very thankful for. While … Continue reading

What Will You Do With This Day?

Not too long ago a Facebook friend posted the message “You only get one today, what are you going to do with it?” Each day brings with it a plethora of options: You can start off by sleeping in or getting up early. You can shower first or eat first. You can cook breakfast or … Continue reading

Getting Out of Complacency and Finding Joy

This is a follow-up to the two previous posts on complacency inspired by this week’s In Other Words quote. The first two posts are Complacency Should Not be a Permanet Address and Complacency – The Danger and the Hope. com-pla-cen-cy – a feeling of quiet pleasure or security, often while unaware of some potential danger, … Continue reading

Complacency – The Danger and The Hope

This week’s In Other Words quote struck such a chord in me that it will take at least three posts to say all that I want to say. Because reading shorter posts is more to my liking, I thought it might be to yours as well. For that reason, I started my Complacency series on … Continue reading

Complacency Should Not Be a Permanent Address

com-pla-cen-cy — a feeling of quiet pleasure or security, often while unaware of some potential danger, defect, or the like; self-satisfaction or smug satisfaction with an existing situation, condition, etc. (Webster’s @ dictionary.com) Sadly, complacency hits nearly every Christian at some point in his or her walk with Christ. Often it comes without warning and … Continue reading

Share Your Thoughts

Giving you a heads-up on two upcoming opportunities to share your thoughts with the world. Want this button? On Monday, June 7, join e-Mom at Chrysallis to share your honeymoon experience and/or thoughts on Marriage Monday Share your own honeymoon experience (family-friendly) or your advice for couples planning a honeymoon. Get the details at Marriage … Continue reading

Church in the Spirit: Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts

Disillusionment with the church is rampant in society today. From books like unChristian and They Like Jesus but Not the Church, voices resonant with disenchantment with the church, crying that the church no longer meets their needs. While there is some truth to the perceptions set forth in these writings and uttered by individuals across … Continue reading

Can You Hear Me Now?

God whispers to us in our pleasure, but He shouts to us in our pain. by Rick Warren in Daily Hope Devotional, titled “Turning in to God” Like a child trying to get his mom or dad’s attention at the grocery store, God raises his voice just enough to get our attention. Sometimes all it … Continue reading