Summer is in full swing and sometimes it can be just as draining as it is fun!! We are entertaining little people all day and trying to make the most of the sunshine and freedom. I wanted to remind us that the most important way that we can invest in them is to pray for them.
I use to read purely for pleasure but once I became a Christian, I started to add (along with the Bible of course) books that would grow my faith. As I became a mom, I realized the value of learning from wise moms who have gone before me. So, here is my list of the top 10 books for Christian moms. I provided a link for each book so you can further check them out, just click the title.
As busy moms, it may feel like an extra bullet on the to-do list. It may feel like a chore. But, the truth is, Jesus is the only way and hope. God’s word and truth is what fills us up. Not TV, a good book or scrolling through the feed. When we allow His word, if only for a few minutes, to penetrate our hearts, we will be refilled, relieved, and redirected. So that when we do fall short of resting with Jesus and loving well, we can apologize in earnest humility to the ones we’ve hurt and try again next time.
We've all heard the old addage: "Out of sight, out of mind." I'm pretty sure this is my children's philosophy on cleaning. They tend to grab anything out that I might see but whether or not it gets put in the correct place is questionable and I have to be mentally prepared to open their …
I see evidence every day of them leaving behind boyhood and nearing the teen experience before manhood. I am proud of who they are but I know that no one is safe from the temptations of this world. So, I have put together a week of verses and along with the scripture led prayer to pray over our young men.
I have put together a list of 5 activities that we have done or are planning to do as a family. These are simple but they require planning, team work, and lots of fun!! The results are that the whole family has something to look forward to and works side by side to accomplish the event!
I wanted to share the readings, discussions, and activities that our family will be doing for each day of Holy Week.
The Lesson One hot, sticky Mississippi night, pregnant with our third child and trying to wash two slippery toddler boys up in the bath, I took my wedding band (which was soldered to my engagement ring ) off and put in up on the counter. Preggo brain caused me to forget it was there until …
It doesn’t matter that my toddler had been whiny, my preteen had been slacking on his school work, the sink had clogged for the millionth time, or that my old back injury was acting up. Regardless of outward circumstances, I wanted them to see a mom filled with the patience, joy and peace of Christ.
At the church service, a foreign missionary was speaking about Paul's road to Damascus conversion (Acts 9:3-19). This story was so strikingly similar to Kaboo's own that he stated, "I have seen that light." He immediately gave his life to Christ.