Intentional Living, Spiritual health

A Sure Foundation

  Are there days when you feel like the ground is falling out from under your feet? Does the world seem so uncertain and frightening that the chaos is overwhelming? I do. Maybe it is because I live in a home with 5 very active children, or maybe I watch the news too much. But there are days when I…

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Family, Intentional Living, marriage, Spiritual health

Selfish Love.

True Love isn't Selfish -- Messy Beautiful Love by Darlene Schacht.

  In the book, Messy, Beautiful Love by Darlene Schacht she writes: “Most of us have good intentions. But while we desire to love people the way that they should be loved, our flesh tends to get in the way.  When I say flesh, I’m talking about every weakness that contradicts love: being impatient, jealous, unkind, proud, selfish, or arrogant, demanding…

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Family, Intentional Living, Parenting, Uncategorized

Family Friday

  Monday was a holiday, and that means Daddy was home! It is always nice when we have extra days with Daddy. (For me too!) Daniel was very generous to me on Monday.  I have some days that everything seems overwhelming and I need to hide away and just be alone. Sometimes solitude is such a sweet thing to my…

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Intentional Living, Spiritual health

A new week.

  “You have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.” Colossians 3:3 As we are getting ready to move into a new week I am thinking back over the past couple of weeks.  I have had many goals and I am not making progress in several of those goals.  I have felt defeated this past week. I…

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Exercise, Health, Home, Intentional Living

Spring Time!

Spring! Everything is Fresh and new again

  I just love Spring. Everything is so fresh and clean. The trees get this new green color to them as they develop their new leaves. The birds are singing, and I hear them because my windows are open. I love Spring time and the joy it brings. I have been digging in the dirt and planting a garden. I…

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