"He trusted in God"; human rationalization in the face of grief. Actual answers to prayer from Scripture for support and comfort through emotionally hard times dealing with loss, pain, and suffering. It's so tough to trust God, but here is a heart-felt prayer for the hurting.

“He trusted in God”; human rationalization in the face of grief

“He trusted in God”; human rationalization in the face of grief. Actual answers to prayer from Scripture for support and comfort through emotionally hard times dealing with loss, pain, and suffering. It’s so tough to trust God, but here is a heart-felt prayer for the hurting.

How to make a decision when you don't know what God wants; It's hard! But this one step helped me when life got hard. God has answers to our difficult questions when we bring our choices to Him, we just have to know how to look for them. #decisions #decisionmaking #difficultchoices #choices

How to make a decision when you don’t know what God wants

How to make a decision when you don’t know what God wants; It’s hard! But this one step helped me when life got hard. God has answers to our difficult questions when we bring our choices to Him, we just have to know how to look for them. #decisions #decisionmaking #difficultchoices #choices

5 days to a healthier you; body, mind, & soul

5 days to a healthier you; body, mind, & soul for busy moms. Only you can take care of yourself and your people need you healthy! Learn how to eat healthier, get moving, and cleanse your soul and mind clutter with these bite-sized tips.

31 days to a clutter-free mind challenge for distracted moms; ideas on how to eliminate anxiety and get free from cell phone addiction.

31 Days to a clutter-free mind challenge for distracted moms

Do you long for a clutter-free mind?  A couple of years ago the media covered a story about a woman texting while walking in a shopping mall. She fell right into a fountain because she wasn’t paying attention to where she was going. While no one wants to get caught texting their way into a pool of water, we moms …

The one scheduling secret that will calm your stress levels and put everything back in perspective for motherhood. This year, why not try this little secret straight from Scripture, get back your sanity, and start looking at your list from God's perspective. #schedulingsecret. #schedules

One scheduling secret that will calm your stress levels

  One scheduling secret for your haste to “git ‘er done” I’m a task oriented person, not a people oriented one. I tend to run right over my people to accomplish my goals. It’s a lesson I keep learning over and over. In my passion to get things done and yet my desire to honor God and love my people, …

How to clean out your email in 10 minutes or less using the best thing I've found on the internet! Declutter your mind and focus on things that matter this year. #emailclutter #declutter #unclutter #mindclutter

How to clean out your email in 10 minutes or less

How to clean out your email in 10 minutes or less using the best thing I’ve found on the internet! Declutter your mind and focus on things that matter this year. #emailclutter #declutter #unclutter #mindclutter

5 Simple Christmas crafts you can whip up in minutes!

I’ve always loved making simple Christmas crafts!  In the early years of marriage and parenthood, I learned to cross stitch.  Here is my very first project – from a kit my mom gifted me.  She said, “I think you could do this.” Bless her heart – a skilled seamstress by trade, she tried her best to teach me how to …

Goal setting: how to target God’s will and achieve victory

Ten years ago I thought it was impossible to achieve victory in goal setting.  You see, I experienced a giant slump in my spiritual life.  I could have been the “Christian Failure” poster child.  Oh, I didn’t look that way on the outside. But on the inside? My heart was in turmoil.  Swirling thoughts inside my brain rang of doubt …

One advent devotional that boosts year-round Bible study; a devotional app for busy moms, delivering daily, bite-sized truths. #devotionalapp #momapp

One advent devotional that boosts year-round Bible study

Each year I search for the perfect Advent devotional to use throughout the Christmas season.  I love centering my mind on nuggets of truth surrounding Christ’s birth – truths I’ve never considered before.  Questions, like “Why did God announce Christ’s birth to Shepherds”, and the analogy of sheer darkness with the blinding light of the angel’s announcement.  Or why faithful …

How to spend time in the Word; advice I rejected as a younger mom

Time in the Word: the advice I didn’t want to take How is your soul today?  Are you restless, peace-less, and guilt-ridden from “mom freakout”? Let me ask you a more direct question:  how long has it been since you spent time in the Word? When I was a young mom, I constantly beat myself up over skipping “devotions”.  Recalling …

Holiday planning; 6 stress-busting tips for how to do less and enjoy more

I’m sure when the early settlers sank into their rough-hewn benches, munching on field corn with their new, tan-skinned neighbors, they weren’t thinking, “Someday families all across America will gather ’round the table to celebrate this very moment”. Thoughts of survival weighed heavily on their minds. Forging a new life and government were of utmost importance. Several members of their …

Keeping Christmas simple; how to plan intentional family activities and simplify advent celebrations to fit your family. Printables. #simplyChristmas

Keeping Christmas simple; how to plan intentional family activities

Today’s special guest and sweet friend, Keri Syder, shares what she’s learned about keeping Christmas simple.  Keri is a young mama of 3 rambunctious kiddos, yet her constant focus is on living intentionally with joy.  I love that!  And I know you’re going to love her fantastic ideas for how to simply enjoy Christmas with your family this year. How …

Warning!! "Over 50's hairdo" searches will make you wish the '90's back. Searching short #hairdos over 50, I found movie stars don't all age well. #humor

WARNING!! “over 50’s hairdo” searches make you wish the 90’s back

I need a new “over 50’s hairdo for my daughter’s wedding the end of this month.  There will be pictures. Wishing to drop 20 pounds before the blessed event (yet knowing this won’t happen because I have the metabolism of a snail), the one thing I can control is my hair. (Sort of.) *This post contains affiliate links.  Should you …