Bible Study

Is God Good?

Is God Good?
Amy / January 22, 2016

Is God good? Just last weekend we watched as the news outlets reported to us about another terrorist bombing. We have connections there in Burkina Faso. A woman has lost her husband. Children have lost a father. This man was serving Jesus working to tell the people of Burkina Faso how much God loves them. Now he is gone. Here…

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Habits, Spiritual health

Ten Ways Prayer Helps Us.

Prayer has a lot to give us, if we are willing to develop the discipline.
Amy / January 20, 2016

We have made it though have way through our January Prayer challenge. I am so proud of everyone. I have been learning though so much through this process including how prayer has helped me in many ways. I am so glad for what the Lord has been teaching me. I have felt the need for more prayer in my life…

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Book Review

Trim Healthy Mama Plan, the Book

Trim Healthy Mama Plan
Amy / January 18, 2016

A few weeks ago I did a review on the Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook by Pearl Barrett and Serene Allison. Today I have the opportunity to share with you about the book, Trim Healthy Mama Plan also by Pearl Barrett and Serene Allison. I really enjoyed the cookbook, and I am still using the recipes from that cookbook to work…

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Book Review

The Beautiful Word Bible

The NIV Beautiful Word Bible
Amy / January 18, 2016

Note: I received a copy of the NIV Beautiful Word Bible free from BookLookBloggers.com for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. For more information please see my disclosure policy. I have played around a little bit with Bible journaling. I bought a note-takers Bible about a year ago and I have used that for the Bible journaling…

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Bible Study, Spiritual health

Trusting God Even in our Desperation

Desperation, we are left alone and isolated.
Amy / January 15, 2016

Life can be so overwhelming at times. There are some days when we walk through each day like we are simply able to put one foot in front of the other foot. Where is God when we have days like this? Does God forget us some days? Job expresses his desperation This week we have just finished our second week…

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Family, Fibromyalgi, Health, Health Struggles

Parenting and Chronic Illness

Living with Chronic illness can really mess up my plans.
Amy / January 13, 2016

My children live with an extra burden in their lives because their mom has a chronic illness. This means that they have to carry some extra responsibility at times simply because I am unable to do something and I need their help. I wish I didn’t have to add this to my children’s lives, but to be honest there is…

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Intentional Living, Parenting

Entitlement and our Kids, and us

Entitlement and our kids.
Amy / January 11, 2016

Living in the entitlement trap We live in a culture that leaves many people believing that having whatever we want will make us happy, or make our lives more comfortable. This belief even extends to what we buy for our children. The issue of entitlement is a big one today, and it is causing many problems throughout our country and I believe even…

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Bible Study

Are you a bad friend?

What sort of a friend are you?
Amy / January 8, 2016

What kind of friend are you? Some days I am not a very good friend. I tend focus on what I am going to say next rather than actually listening well to the person talking. I tend to be quick to make judgments about people and their situations. I don’t always seek the Lord before I give advice, instead I…

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Habits, Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Does Prayer Matter?

Does my prayer Matter to God?
Amy / January 6, 2016

Why pray? Does it really matter if we pray? Does prayer change God’s mind? Does prayer really impact things at all? There are times when I pray that it feels like what I say is just bouncing off the ceiling. There are other times when I feel like God is right next to me talking with me about the burdens…

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