Mom To Mom with Kristall: Summer of Staying Week Ten

Dear Sweet Mama, I just love summertime—the warmth, loose schedule, and long days! As we approach the end of summer and see fall on the horizon, it’s easy to dread the impending change— school starting, busy schedules, and cooler weather. … Read More

An Example Worth Following

“Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ.” 1 Corinthians 11:1 (ESV) An Example Worth Following Paul was quite bold. He knew that his life reflected Christ, so much so that he encouraged other believers to “be imitators of me, … Read More

Special Time Helps Us Stay Engaged

“Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” Psalm 90:12 Special Time Helps Us Stay Engaged I have the end-of-summer blues! How do the delightful days of June and July disappear so quickly into school … Read More

Freedom In Christ

“Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.” 2 Corinthians 3:17 Freedom In Christ I adore the freedom of summer! I love setting aside schedules, putting on sundresses and sandals, and enjoying late … Read More

Raising Our Children in True Freedom

“I will put my laws in their minds and write them on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people. No longer will they teach their neighbor, or say to one another, ‘Know the Lord,’ because … Read More

Jesus is The Rock!

“For I proclaim the name of the Lord: ascribe greatness to our God. He is the Rock, His work is perfect; for all His ways are justice, a God of truth and without injustice; righteous and upright is He.” Deuteronomy 32:3-4 (NKJV) … Read More

Worry, Worry, Worry: What Do You Worry About?

“For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.” 2 Timothy 1:7 NIV When my children were babies, I worried about them dying in their sleep. When they were toddlers, I … Read More

Above the Storm

“Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.” Colossians 3:2 Above the Storm One day while my children were bickering, God told me, “Be above the storm.” I was getting too emotionally involved in their arguments, so I was unable … Read More

We Just Do

“We love Him, because He first loved us.” 1 John 4:19 We Just Do I called my daughter over to me and had her sit on my lap. (Let me tell you how thankful I am that this one daughter of … Read More