Restoring the Lost Petal

*Are Your Children Getting Bibe Truth or Stories Plus Printable Scripture Cards

A quick glance around the world and it’s obvious that Truth and absolutes are frowned upon. True tolerance, and love are being replaced with false ideas of acceptance and “truth” seems as ever-changing as the tide. The pendulum is changing directions in America. The world our children are growing into is going to look vastly […]

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4 Things to Look for In Devotional Book for Children Plus a Giveaway

I was given a copy of Devotions off the Map from Family Christian for this review. All opinions are my own. An internet search for a “devotional book for children” will yield you thousands of results. There are as many styles and types of books as there are children it seems. So how do you know […]

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I Was Denied Service By A Christian Photographer

I never dreamed that I would be denied service when I began planning our wedding 13 years ago. A local photographer was highly recommended and I had seen his work when a few friends from high school used him for their senior pictures. Being the organized person I am I researched what questions to ask a […]

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5 Ways to Show the Love of Christ

As ambassadors for Christ we are called to show the love of Christ. Love can be hard when you come across someone who seems unlovable. They may have harsh words when they speak to you, or they may do things that hurt your feelings and you wonder how you can love this person. It can also […]

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*Why I’ll Start the Conversation of Sex and Sexuality At an Early Age

A while back I read an article from a fellow blogger about why she’s not teaching her young children about sex. She sites, innocence and the “advantage” of homeschooling as reasons to wait. I respectfully disagree with her. When we teach our children how to behave in public, mind their manners at the table or in church or […]

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Neat Nation: Are You Using Essential Oils The Wrong Way?

As a wife and mother, I want the best health and wellness for my family. Applying essential oils topically is one way I’ve found to to maintain good health and treat every day ailments. When I look at modern medicine and the food industry I see amazing advances. I see plenty of failures and double standards too. […]

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Pursuing Passion: God’s Do’s and Don’ts For Sexual Intimacy

Welcome back to the Pursuing Passion Series. I pray you are gaining a bit of insight into God’s desire for your sexual intimacy with your husband. If this series has piqued your interest I encourage you to do the Passion Pursuit study by Linda Dillow and Dr. Juli Slattery. Do it alone, with a few […]

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Why I Want My Son to Tattle

The world tattling hasn’t been in my vocabulary since elementary school. As in, when I was in elementary school. I never gave tattling a thought until a few weekends ago. Wyatt and some friends were told not to do something and one of the children violated the order. Wyatt came to me and said, “Mommy, […]

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The Power of Praying With Your Spouse, Plus Printable Prayer Cards

Prayer is pivotal for your marriage. Each spouse should spend time praying for their mate, praying for their family and speaking protection over the institution of their marriage (and the marriages of their friends and family). Great! I got that! I pray often for that kinda stuff! Don’t close this post just yet…. How often […]

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*7 Secrets to an Awesome Marriage

I was given a copy of 7 Secrets to an Awesome Marriage for this post. All opinions are my own. This is one of the hardest posts I have ever written and yet, I know I must. Funny thing is, it’s a book review, of which I do many, yet I’ve struggled with the words […]

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