Small Victories Lead to a Life of Victory

Small Victories Lead to a Life of Victory

A few weeks ago I thought that I had my kids all figured out.  I knew what they needed before they asked, schooling was the best it’s ever been and tantrums were diminishing to almost nothing.  Then this week happened.  My oldest two apparently think they are 16 and...
You Are Filled With Capability

You Are Filled With Capability

Do you ever have those moments when you tell God, ”No… not that, no more.” Those moments when you already feel the world is balanced on your shoulders and one more thing might make it tip and collapse at your feet? Yet, that one more thing sits in front of you staring...
Plan For the Path Set Before You

Plan For the Path Set Before You

It’s the first day of school for us today!  Some of us are excited and some are not so excited (but they will be I just know it!)  This year is looking a lot different for us. I am teaching 4 different age groups which could be a little overwhelming to think about....
Letting Go of the Picture Perfect Standard

Letting Go of the Picture Perfect Standard

There is something so refreshing about a vacation.  To stop the normal dealings of life for a bit and recalibrate the changing seasons.  My husband had last week off, and although with kids “time off” is never actually time off, we were all together… and it hit me....
Will You Endure or Run Away?

Will You Endure or Run Away?

Have you ever had someone assume something about you from the way your life looks in a snapshot moment?  For better or for worse?  Having 5 kids has pushed the door wide open for people to make all sorts of assumptions about me.  And for some reason, voice these...
Honor the Name You Have Been Given

Honor the Name You Have Been Given

It seems our country, and perhaps the world, has lost it’s mind.  There is murder of babies being delighted in, murder of children’s innocence being delighted in, murder of police being delighted in, promiscuity and adultery being delighted in.  There are terrorists...