our words matter

They’re Just Words Right? Have you ever been involved in, or overheard a discussion that sounded like more than just casual conversations? Or did it sound more like gossip? The conversation starts out innocent enough, with two people shooting the breeze. In the end, it takes an ugly turn, containing derogatory tones or topics that […]

Mary or Martha? Finding a Balance in Life

Too Much Martha and Not Enough Mary There is so much going on in our daily lives anymore. We fill our schedules with so much “stuff” and often forget to make time for the things that matter most. I have learned in doing so, we leave ourselves open to so many regrets. So many things […]

grace of God

What Is Grace? Many have heard the saying “only by the grace of God”, but what does that mean? According to Strong’s Concordance, grace is a gift or blessing brought to man by God. It is the free and unmerited favor of God. Grace is something He has given to us as a gift, not something […]

Father's Day

Can you believe it’s June already? And another Father’s Day quickly approaching. That time of year to celebrate the dad in your life. Whether it be the father of your children, your dad or your father in law, make sure to let him know how much he means to you. He deserves to be celebrated. […]

Cover bible

How to Cover Your Bible Tutorial Not all bibles you buy will have a pretty cover or something that appeals to your liking. I was recently gifted with an Interleaved journaling Bible. I am extremely excited because there is a blank page for every page of scripture. The cover and binding, however, are a little […]

Outdoor safety

Summer is finally here. The weather has changed, the flowers are blooming, the sun is shining. That means its finally time to get outdoors and have some fun. I look forward to summer all winter long. Don’t get me wrong, I love the look of the newly fallen snow and the white Christmas. But where […]

Mother's Day 2018

For most of us, our mother’s are the most important person in our lives, at least until we leave home and get married. She is the one who can fix anything with a kiss or just by saying that everything is going to be okay. They make the biggest impact on our lives. They teach […]

When God happens

Miracles happen every day, all around us. Sometimes we get too busy to even notice. Many of us have experienced divine intervention to one degree or another. It is encouraging when we hear stories of God’s miracles and intervention because it helps us to know that we are not alone. When God Happens is a collection […]

Weapons That Matter

When I sat down to write this post, I wanted to make sure that it wasn’t just a tutorial style post. I wanted it to be a personal experience that everyone would understand. But then I realized that that’s not my job. I can’t make others understand. My job is not to “convert” everyone who […]

Why Do We Feel So Ashamed?

 Why do we feel so ashamed of our sin? Why is it, that even when we ask for forgiveness, we still feel ashamed? Sometimes we go through life thinking that everything is just fine, but then God reveals things that need to be addressed in our lives. Often it is something that we didn’t realize […]