Beautiful Poetry: Cultivating Your Spirit

“Still other seeds fell on fertile soil, and they produced a crop that was thirty, sixty, and even a hundred times as much as had been planted!” Matthew 13:8 Truly, there is something so poetic about planting, cultivating, and growing; … Read More

Weeding and Watering Your Garden

“How much better is your love than wine, and the fragrance of your oils than any spice!” Song of Solomon 4:10 Weeding and Watering Your Garden “Marriages either move toward connection, communication, and intimacy or they move away from those things—they don’t ‘stand … Read More

Be on Your Guard

“Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.” Proverbs 4:23 (NLT) Be on Your Guard Addiction. The word often makes us cringe as it implies a lack of self-control or carelessness. But the truth is that … Read More

The Wise Woman is Faithful

“Surely I was sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived me. Yet you desired  faithfulness even in the womb; you taught me wisdom in that secret place. Cleanse me with  hyssop, and I will be clean; wash … Read More

Remember You Are Free

“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be  burdened again by a yoke of slavery. “ Galatians 5:1   Christ has set me free. Free from sin. Free from condemnation … Read More

Washing Their Feet

“Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power, and that he had come from God and was returning to God; so he got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel … Read More

His Tradition Keepers

“Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ. I praise you for remembering me in everything and for holding to the traditions just as I passed them on to you.” 1 Corinthians 11:1 Have you ever seen the musical, … Read More

Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude

“Give thanks in all circumstances for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” Hebrews 5:18 I adore autumn. The brilliance of hues as trees and bushes shed their bright emerald summer dresses in favor of golden-yellows, fiery oranges, … Read More

Reclaiming the Read-Aloud and Other Blessings

“Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children … Read More

Fuel for Your Marriage

“An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain. She does him good, and not harm, all the days of … Read More

Mom to Mom with Rebekah

“You are altogether beautiful, my love; there is no flaw in you.” Song of Solomon 4:7 Dear Mama, You are beautiful. You are flawless. You are loved. You. Created and loved by the perfect God who is capable of lovingly creating … Read More