7 Scriptures to Encourage the Weary Soul

Do you ever feel that life is pulling you in a hundred different directions.  The needs of your loved ones, work, ministry or school weigh heavy on your shoulders.  Life is filled with many happy moments, many fun adventures and beautiful memories. However, in the day-to-day mundane tasks of life our souls can grow weary. … Continue reading 7 Scriptures to Encourage the Weary Soul

Encouragement for the Exhausted Mommy 

Life can be exhausting.  Life can be challenging. Life can be messy even disastrously messy at times. If we are honest with ourselves, social media has made too many women feel inadequate in many areas of life.  Mommas need lots and lots of grace.  JESUS HELP US! You know what we're talking about - the … Continue reading Encouragement for the Exhausted Mommy 

DIY Felt Fun 

Are you feeling the felt frenzy yet?  During a recent trip to Target I noticed an increasing amount of super adorable felt items.  I thought what a beautiful, wonderful, and quiet activity to entertain my toddlers.  Thanks to Target I became a little obsessed with the idea of felt. From my research, I found that … Continue reading DIY Felt Fun 

Mastering Focus

"Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established." Proverbs 16:3 I am the first to admit my iPhone obsession is real. The latest and greatest came with the “portrait” feature that had me in awe and like some of you; I was totally obsessed with getting my hands on the new iPhone … Continue reading Mastering Focus

Summer Fun with Kids

Summer is H.E.R.E.  Today we celebrate the summer solstice, the "longest day" of the year.  Many of your children are now on summer vacation.  I am sure there will be plenty of pool parties, beach trips and trips to the park.  How are you entertaining them during these long summer days and warm summer nights? … Continue reading Summer Fun with Kids

How Great a Father’s Love

"See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are." 1 John 3:1 Sunday is a National holiday where we celebrate and honor fathers and fatherhood.  For many people there will be brunches, barbecues, and summer fun but for others it may … Continue reading How Great a Father’s Love

The Ultimate Summer Reading List

For many, Memorial Day is the (un)official kick-off of summer, and we are ready to say HELLO SUMMER.  We say hello to longer days, warmer nights, ice cream and water balloon fights.  We say goodbye to heavy sweaters, early sunsets, that hectic school schedule, and oh so cold weather. Maybe you are a student that … Continue reading The Ultimate Summer Reading List

Silver Linings

“Be strong. Take courage. Don’t be intimidated. Don’t give them a second thought because GOD, your God, is striding ahead of you. He’s right there with you. He won’t let you down; he won’t leave you.” ‭‭Deuteronomy‬ ‭31:6‬ ‭MSG‬‬ It was a beautiful Tuesday morning and I anticipated it would be a productive and fun day … Continue reading Silver Linings

In Full Bloom

"In Your presence there is fullness of joy" Psalm 16:11 Beautiful flowers are in bloom all around us. After more than a decade of severe drought, we experienced a winter filled with many gloomy clouds and rainy days. Now Spring is here and we are able to experience a SUPER BLOOM of beautiful wild flowers like … Continue reading In Full Bloom

Advice to the Grads

2017 Graduation Caps

"For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope." Jeremiah 29:11 Last month, I was asked to share some words of encouragement at a beautiful young woman's super sweet sixteen party.  These words were shared … Continue reading Advice to the Grads