No One Said This Would Be Easy

“For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.” 2 Corinthians 4:17 No One Said This Would Be Easy The other day, I was talking to the mom of a 16-year-old, and she … Read More

Mom to Mom: Heather

Hello Friends! Lately, I’ve been pondering what it means to be present with my children. I am a stay-at-home mom, so that seems easy since I am with them a lot. However, they need much more than my physical presence; they need … Read More

The Best Defense Is a Good Offense

“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.” 1 Peter 5:8 The Best Defense Is a Good Offense I used to believe the adage “the best defense is … Read More

Make the Most of Your Summer

“Young people, it’s wonderful to be young! Enjoy every minute of it. Do everything you want to do; take it all in. But remember that you must give an account to God for everything you do.” Ecclesiastes 11:9 (NLT) Make the Most … Read More

Unexpected Beauty

“One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD And to meditate in His … Read More

Redeeming Time

“Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity.” Ephesians 5:15-16a “We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.” Nelson Mandela   It’s … Read More

Mom To Mom: Heather Easter Week 2

Hello Friends, I hope you are feeling blessed from leaning into God and focusing on His Word this Lenten season. For five more weeks, we invite you to “Come to the Garden.” Between now and Easter, simply spend 15 minutes a day, … Read More

Marriage & Money

“Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: if either of them falls down, one  can help the other up.” Ecclesiastes 4:9-10a “Change! If you keep doing what you’re doing, you’ll keep getting what you’re … Read More

Love Is Patient, Love Is Kind

“Love is Patient, Love is Kind…It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” 1 Corinthians 13:4,7 “Love is unselfishly choosing for another’s highest good.” C.S. Lewis   Friends, thank you for taking the time to draw near to Jesus … Read More

Joy in Hard Times

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, and faithful in prayer.” Romans 12:12 “Joy is not the absence of suffering. It is the presence of God.” Robert Schuller Remember to call your prayer partner today. In the midst of the … Read More

Joy in Hard Times

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, and faithful in prayer.” -Romans 12:12 “Joy is not the absence of suffering. It is the presence of God.” -Robert Schuller   Don’t forget to call your prayer partner today. Godly friendships are … Read More