Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Waiting

  Do you take time to listen?  Do you watch daily for what the Lord is doing?  This verse gives me a mental image of one who is actively watching in order to serve.  Like a butler or a lady’s maid who is actively waiting to see what their Lord or Lady would require of them next. I don’t do…

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Book Review

Is God Calling you To Do Something?

**Note: I recieved this book from Family Christian for the purpose of Review. All opinions are my own. This post contains Affiliate Links, Thank you for supporting the Laundry Pile. God has a way of calling us to do some pretty scary things at times. When I was young I felt that the Lord was calling me to be a…

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Family

Wondering at God’s Creation

This week we have finally managed to get out of the house a bit and actually visit other people. While we were at my parent’s house we found this little treasure tucked away inside a potted plant hanging on my mother’s front porch.   Pretty A photo posted by Amy Talbott (@amymtalbott) on May 27, 2015 at 12:56pm PDT  It…

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Bible Study, Spiritual health

Leviticus Week 6

As I read the last two chapters of Leviticus this week I felt very sad. I read the chapters with such foreboding. I could see God wanting to pour blessing upon blessings upon his people, and yet I know what is coming. The Israelites did not make good choices. God wanted to bless His people. The people quickly lost their…

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Family, Parenting

Choosing to Be Intentional

This past weekend we watched my sister-in-law graduate from High School. My husband was 15 years old when his little sister was born, and one of the things that attracted me to my man early on was how gentle he was with his baby sister. I can still picture a teenage young man with a little lady on his shoulders.…

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Book Review

Salsas and Moles

Do you love salsa? I do. In fact before we were married my husband and I went on a weekly date to a little Mexican place near the church we attended. It was even the restaurant we went to the night we were first married. Mexican food, at least the sort found in restaurants around here is comfort food to…

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Bible Study

Leviticus Week 5

The book of Leviticus is full of laws that at times seem difficult to accept in our culture today. There are several laws about sexual sin, laws about how the Jews were to worship God, even laws about how to harvest the land. In Chapter 24 we are given a story of a young man who was stoned because he…

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Bible Study

Leviticus Week 4: A Holy God

Learning to be holy These chapters of Leviticus cover some sensitive material. In our culture today it is not popular to say that homosexuality is a sin. Yet, scripture clearly tells us that it is a sin, along with many other sexual practices that we have come to accept as the norm within our culture. There are several popular TV…

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Book Review

Wandering, Doubts, and Faith

Note: I received the book Searching for Sunday by Rachel Held Evans from Family Christian for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. Growing up I went through periods of time when I doubted my faith. I struggled with the pain I saw in the world. I wondered what was truth. Was the Bible even true? I remember…

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