Day 28: Identifying With Jesus

“For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet He did not sin.” Hebrews 4:15 Identifying With Jesus … Read More

Mom Tips: Summer of Joy Week Eight

“The wise woman builds her house.” Proverbs 14:1a The Wise Woman Builds Her Spirit Write Isaiah 41:10 in your journal, on your mirror, or on a note card. Memorize the verse by the end of the week. Pray the Scripture … Read More

Day 29: A Letter to My Teens About Dating

“See, darkness covers the earth and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the LORD rises upon you and his glory appears over you.” Isaiah 60:2 A Letter to My Teens About Dating Dear Children, In a world where family, … Read More

Avocado & Feta Salsa

The steamy Texas Gulf Coast summer has us searching for recipes that are cool and refreshing. When the merciful Southeast wind blows some of the heaviness from the air, we head outside to grill, sparing our precious, air-conditioned house from … Read More

Day 31: No Do-Overs

“Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.” James 4:14 No Do-Overs In our family, when one of our children acts … Read More

Day 25: Keeper of the Chocolate

“Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love that we will sing for joy and be glad all of our days.” Psalm 90:14 Keeper of the Chocolate While contemplating the wide-eyed wonder and belly laughs of childhood, I realized … Read More

Mom Tips: Summer Of Joy Week Seven

“The wise woman builds her house.” Proverbs 14:1a The Wise Woman Builds Her Spirit Every morning this week, challenge yourself by not turning on your phone until you have spent 15 minutes in the presence of God. Use the time … Read More

Mom to Mom with Tara Davis

Hello Friend, These golden days of summer are so beautiful as your children desperately soak up the last rays of warm sun on their skin, the cool evenings playing outside until the sun sets, and each free minute doing the … Read More

Day 27: An Attitude of Gratitude

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 “Those who sacrifice thank offerings honor me, and to the blameless I will show my salvation.” Psalm 50:23 An Attitude of Gratitude … Read More

Giving Your Kids the Gift of Wonder!

Giving Your Kids the Gift of Wonder! “The heavens declare the glory of God, the skies proclaim the work of His hands.” Psalm 19:1 God has created this magnificent world as a love-gift to us! How can we instill wonder … Read More