Marriage is the best job you will ever work your hardest at. Here’s how my husband and I have made it through 32 years, and how we hope to be together for 32 plus more. The good, the bad, and the ugly.
This passage follows quite a history of hard times. The writer, Habakkuk, was not having a good day – let alone a good life.
I don’t want to be like the Israelites, complaining about too much manna. I want to see those showers of blessing through my discomfort. Lord, let me be a receptive vessel to those showers today.
When the kids carry out their chores, do you cringe because its not done exactly as you would like (aka the towels folded the wrong way and shoved in the linen closet or the toothbrush container is situated to the right of the sink instead of the left)?
Perspective for when your bad day gets worse; Bible verses and encouragement to keep going. Don’t give up!
It’s here! After months of effort and years of agonizing, I’ve launched my new site, and I think you’re going to love it! Rear, Release, Regroup is more of the same kind of stories I’ve been writing for years over at Live, Laugh, Love and Ruthie’s Kozi Kitchen! You will probably notice a few more changes to this site in the weeks to come, which won’t affect your receiving or viewing, only perfecting the process.
Are you an empty nester still trying to grasp the reality that you are an empty nester?
That you no longer have control? That you never really had control, but you felt better when they were all under your roof?
3 Reasons why you need a church family. Why church isn’t about perfect people and how you can benefit from fellowship among Christians.
Ever wonder how that happens? How a couple can stand each other long enough to stay together for such an extended period of time? Today, I share with you 10 secrets of my parent’s marriage. These are their tips, along with a few of my own observations.
Do you ever stop to think of all your benefits? Are they just annoyances? A snotty nosed toddler who just threw spaghetti all over the floor from his high chair. A teen who needs to learn how to drive. An elderly parent desiring a ride to the grocery store. A husband with a to-do list that involves you. We don’t realize our benefits because we don’t recognize our benefits.
Imagine three kids, ages 6, 4, and 18 months occupying a hotel room for four nights (parents included). The baby wallows in a pack-n-play while mom, dad, and the kids crouch between the farthest bed and the wall waiting for her to pass out. Cramped quarters, a stuffed-to-the-brim mini van, and a noisy helicopter tour service right next door. Added together, it spells “Family Vacation”, Pigeon …
Are you deeply enmeshed in your daily duties, rushed and harried, worried about the details of your day, your week, your life? No time to step back and take a breath – so much to do, too much on your plate? Are you on overload? For Behold, He Who forms the mountains, and creates the wind, Who declares …
God, who continues to spread out the heavens, keep the constellations in the sky and the sea in its banks – also remains steadfast in His love, faithfulness, and righteousness.
It’s easy to be selfish with plans and time. Frequently we do this without even realizing it. But God wants us to be ever looking out for others, seeking opportunities to do His will. We only have a little while to scatter on this earth.
Are you losing hope? It’s easy to do while barely keeping your head above water. Just trying to survive in a seemingly hopeless situation can take all of your energy. You don’t have it in you to even pray one more prayer, let alone expect better circumstances. My husband is the eternal optimist. Nothing is a problem – nothing …
Do you find yourself worrying about your unknown future? I do. Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. ~Proverbs 31:25 This is my new life verse. I love the concept behind it. If you’ve ever studied the Proverbs 31 woman, you know she is a pretty remarkable lady. *This …