Super Succulent Spring Carrot Cake

I love rich and creamy cream cheese frosting! I can get lost in it, like the old Calgon commercials where a bath just took you to another place! Of course, there is no better combo, in my opinion, than moist … Read More

Loving Your Husband

“However, each man among you [without exception] is to love his wife as his very own self [with behavior worthy of respect and esteem, always seeking the best for her with an attitude of loving kindness], and the wife [must … Read More

The JOY of Sharing the Gospel

“Restore to me the joy of your salvation and uphold me with a willing spirit.” Psalm 51:12 “Emmanuel. God with us. He who resided in Heaven, co-equal and co-eternal with the Father and the Spirit, willingly descended into our world. … Read More

Peace At Christmas

“Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.” 2 Corinthians 13:11 “God can work peace through us only … Read More

Mom to Mom: Rae Ellen

Dear Grateful Mama, Don’t you just love autumn? I adore all the activities that go with it, including warm apple cider, pumpkin pie, sweaters, boots, and warm, cozy fires! I also love the family time that the Thanksgiving holiday creates … Read More

Making Room For Prayer

“But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.” Matthew 6:6 “Behind every work of God, you … Read More

The Joy of the Lord

“Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” -Romans 15:13 NASB “Joy is a solid, identifying byproduct that results from … Read More

Shining the Love of Jesus

Click here for the video! God wants us to grow spiritually, emotionally and in our influence.  It is our responsibility to represent Christ well in our world!  Join Rae-Ellen today as she encourages us to grow some spiritual muscles in these … Read More

The Challenge of Taking Every Thought Captive

“Rejoice in the Lord always. Again I will say, rejoice!” Philippians 4:4 Have you ever met another mom who was so full of joy that she radiated Jesus? I have had the pleasure of knowing such a woman, and of … Read More

Words of Affirmation

Hey Mama’s this is Rae-Ellen, This week of the Joy Challenge for Moms was full of SO many good nuggets! It was hard to pick just one to put into a practical application! I really love day 11 and the exhortation … Read More

An Attitude of Gratitude

Summer Day 36

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. Colossians 2:6-7