Encouragement, Journey, Prayer Life

OVERWHELMED part 1

  Why do we feel like we have to get it all done and done right now? I feel like I write about this all the time but I know that I am not the only one struggling in these areas. I apologize in advance for the length of this.... I have been dealing with… Continue reading OVERWHELMED part 1

Encouragement, Faith, Prayer Life, Trust

Crying

  Another day. Another task. Another assignment. They all pile up and I sit here crying.  I'm not crying because I'm overwhelmed, however that would be easy enough.  I'm crying because my heart is breaking for a loved one losing a parent.  I'm crying because I am overjoyed that I have a family that I… Continue reading Crying

Encouragement, Faith, Obedience

Distractions – Do not touch!

  On the way to church today, the enemy did everything to slow me down.  I over slept, followed by a whole host of "time suckers", including my hair dryer suddenly overheating to the point it wouldn't work.  I finally get on the road to church knowing I am going to be extremely late, but… Continue reading Distractions – Do not touch!

Children, Obedience, Prayer Life

Prayer Time with Our Children

  In my humble opinion, prayer time with God is an intimate time.  It is really hard for me to pray out loud about things in my life around others.  Now if I am praying for or over someone else, that is a little different story.  With that said, when I pray with my children,… Continue reading Prayer Time with Our Children

Faith, Obedience, Women

Mighty Women of God – Hannah

Hannah-  The story of Hannah can be found in 1 Samuel 1 & 2. Hannah's Backstory: She was one of Elkanah's 2 wives and he loved Hannah dearly.  At the beginning of this story, the other wife (Peninnah) had all the children.  Year after year, Hannah would take her sacrifice to the Lord and pray… Continue reading Mighty Women of God – Hannah

Encouragement, Faith, Grace

Grace vs Perfection

"Live by Grace not perfection" author unknown. I am not sure who said this however I know it resonates with me every time I read it.  It resonated with me differently a couple of months ago than it does today.  Today, I am struggling with the feeling that I have nothing going "right".  Why is… Continue reading Grace vs Perfection

Faith, Obedience, Prayer Life

Invitation Waiting

The invitation is waiting.... So let me set the stage for how this came to me.  It is a time of prayer and fasting at church.  As a family, the boys and I have given up social media, television, almost all electronics; in an effort to remove distractions.  So if I'm not reading the Bible,… Continue reading Invitation Waiting