3 Misconceptions We Have About Gifts

As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all

3 Ways to Fit Self Care Into a Packed Schedule

Managing a household, parenting, working from home or homeschooling can each feel like packing a suitcase. When you put all of them together, you might feel as if the whole thing might explode open at any minute. You have heard the recommendations to take care of yourself first. Yes, you are exhausted from all the

My 5 Favorite Business Podcasts

  Back Story I know I might be more excited about business than the average mom since I work from home. However, I come from a line of entrepreneurial women. My grandmother on my mother’s side loved business. I remember sitting through many a conference on multi-level marketing with her before I was 10. I remember helping

May Building Blocks

  May. It is always a busy month, finishing up the school year and preparing for the summer. Building Spiritual Life I read Luke, I and II Thessalonians, I and II Timothy, Titus and Philemon this month. The Lord has been working in my personal life in amazing ways, teaching me new things. Building Relationships Jessica and

How a Mother of Littles Can Pray Without Ceasing

Note: I wrote this over three years ago. I am sharing it with you even now that I have older children. The principles still ring true even without little ones hanging on to me all day long.  They are three little words that at once create a hunger and frustration within me: I Thessalonians 5:17,

My Mompreneur Story Featured at Organized Homeschool

Kimberly Bagley at Organized Homeschool is featuring our family’s story on her blog today. Her blog is a great resource for homeschooling and working from home as well. She asked me about the work we do at home, our curriculum and homeschooling schedule. Click on over and read the story here.    

April Building Blocks

April. Such a full month in so many ways. Building Spiritual Life I read Colossians, Galatians and Ephesians this month and began the book of Luke. We had revival services at our church, and I learned a lot. It felt like the songs and sermons were just for me. I feel like I grew spiritually

When You Feel Like You’re Free Falling

There is a moment where time stands still and seems to suspend for a long while. There is a feeling of free falling, fearing reaching the bottom but fearing the fall at the same time. There is only one solution to defy that pull of gravity. Gravity, being a law put in place by the

Decluttering Our Theology

“How did we get here?” I ask, overwhelmed and shaking my head, as I look around my kids’ room. Why is this room so difficult to keep clean?  I gather some dirty clothes from one corner of the room, then place some crumpled paper in the waste basket. I spot random toys defying categorization across

March Building Blocks

March. Can it be we are finished with the first quarter of the year already? We’ve enjoyed some spring-like days as the weather tries to make up its mind in our part of the world. Building Spiritual Life I’m still doing my hymn devotionals and Year of Graces which I mentioned last month. I finished studying