Our Teenagers Need Us

“Only be careful. Keep watch over your life. Or you might forget the things you have seen. Do not let them leave your heart for the rest of your life. But teach them to your children and your grandchildren.” – … Read More

Parenting Teens is Not for the Faint of Heart

“They who sow in tears shall reap with joyful singing.” – Psalm 126:5 (AMP) God sees you today, sweet mama.  He loves you and knows the desires of your heart.  He is a good, good Father. Isaiah 40:11 reveals God’s … Read More

Gently Parenting Teens

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.” – Proverbs 3:5-6 (NLT) I am busy and overwhelmed. … Read More

Day Five: Real Friendship is Not a Clique

“One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.” Proverbs 18:24 Choosing friends wisely can be difficult. I understand that friendship can be confusing in junior high and high … Read More

Effective Communication with Your Teens

Mama, your teenagers love you so much! You are their hero and their safe place, whether they act like it or not. Join Rachel and Deb as they share easy ways to help you talk with your teens in a … Read More

Day 8: Jesus is Truth and He Brings Freedom

“Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32 “Where I found truth, there I found my God, who is the truth itself.” Augustine This is the day that the Lord has made, let us … Read More

Day 1: Jesus is the Light of the World

“The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” John 1:14 “Jesus Christ did not come … Read More

Mom to Mom with Rachel

Dearest Mom, Parenting is hard. Parenting in our own strength is even harder. So why do we have the temptation to do this monumental thing apart from our Savior? It’s because we, myself included, often lose sight of His hand over our … Read More

Loving Your Husband Even When He is Unlovable

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” Ephesians 4:2 “A mentor told me early on, ‘Beth, if you treat that man like he already is everything you want him to become, he’ll become it.’ I could … Read More

Consider Others Better

“…But in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests but also to the interests of others.” Philippians 2:3-4 “Spiritual friendship is eagerly helping one another know, serve, love, and resemble … Read More

What Will Jesus Find This Christmas?

“You who bring good news to Zion, go up on a high mountain. You who bring good news to Jerusalem, lift up your voice with a shout, lift it up, do not be afraid; say to the towns of Judah, … Read More