The Benefits of Routine and Habit Filled Days

The Benefits of Routine and Habit Filled Days

  Have you have noticed that it gets harder to make decisions toward the end of the day? Evening rolls around and you’re too tired to figure out what to have for dinner or where you are in the kids’ bedtime storybook. We’ve all been there, right? Knowing and understanding that helps us plan and prioritize our days. We can cut out a lot of decision-making by implementing habits and routines. That way we save … Read more…

Reaching Out To Young Mothers With Love In A Box

love in a box

Love in a Box is a pro-love initiative launched to help save babies and help moms get plugged into local churches for spiritual, emotional and physical support through Embrace Grace. Isn’t this a wonderful ministry? Boxes are distributed to pregnancy centers nation-wide and given to young, single women with positive pregnancy tests. That was me with my first child. At just 15 years old, I walked into a crisis pregnancy center wondering if I was … Read more…

2017 Word of the Year: LOVE

LOVE

For the past few years I’ve chosen a “word of the year” by which to live my life for that year. Last year I chose abide, and the year before that was faithful. This year, after much thought and influence (like books read, sermons preached, and my own convictions), my word of the year is Love. So what does that mean?  Loving others. Loving myself. Loving like Jesus. Loving my life. Speaking love. Living love. To … Read more…

Scripture Writing ~ Guest Post by Carol from Home Sweet Life

Scripture Writing

Scripture Writing What do you do when God impresses a verse of Scripture upon your heart? Hopefully you know what I mean… that feeling that this verse is supposed to be important in your life, that this verse should change you. While several of my friends take notes on their daily reading, or the sermons they hear. Others choose to journal in their Bibles. For me, it is something different. I call it Scripture Writing. … Read more…

5 Encouraging Books For Mom

Encouraging Books for Mom

5 Encouraging Books for Moms How do you find encouragement as a homeschool mom?  Especially now that my son is in high school (eek!), I find that my own time is more devoted to lesson planning, to longer class and subject times (which means several more hours daily), and ensuring that we’re focusing on the things that we need to during these years of upper-level study.  And that’s not even including preparing healthy meals, and … Read more…