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Booking It in November (& A Giveaway)

Amazing to say that it’s NOVEMBER. Hello, Time? Where did you go? If you’re just tuning in, a group of us are “booking it” this year, sharing what we’ve read so that we can inspire each other toward good reads. I have gotten some great recommendations this year and am looking forward to tracking down […]

Getting Priorities in Line

Last week, I got cozy with a cup of my very favorite coffee, Uzuri African Blend. Sipping away, I spent some time reading and thinking about Psalm 5 and journaling about it. The house was quiet — it was 5 am. And I could think. I turned to the Goals section of my household notebook […]

Cultivating Thankfulness

Photo source One of the things that truly warms my mother’s heart is when one of my children will randomly turn to me during an outing and say, “Thanks for bringing us here, Mama.” Wow! It makes all the herding cats worth it. Out of the mouth flows what’s in the heart. And so, it’s […]

Choosing Better Over Good

Photo Source As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be […]

3 Baby Movies to Make You Laugh

Art imitates life, as they say. Not always accurately, but often quite comically. And watching a movie about pregnancy or newborn days can help relieve tension and bring perspective. Laughter is always good medicine. The following are three baby movies that will make you laugh. I confess, I haven’t seen them in years, so I […]

Trusting God

To be a mom is a lifelong exercise in trusting God. There is not a milestone that passes or a major event that occurs apart from Him. And while we may fret and worry over pregnancies, illnesses, accidents, life and death, God is in control of all things. He is able to give you all […]

Do You Stoop Without Sighing?

Today I’m over at MomLifeToday, sharing about the idea of serving our children without sighing. From the post, As a mom of young children, I can find myself sighing. Too often, actually. The cries for “more milk,” “Help me,” and “Read to me,” can seem endless. And, all too often, I sigh because I’m being […]

Booking It in October

It’s amazing to me that we started booking it ten months ago. Where did the year go? I hope that you’ve found some good reads thanks to this virtual book club. I know we have. Thanks to Carrie, our family enjoyed The Search for Delicious, a book I had never even heard of. The kids […]