Flexibility

I wrote recently on the fact that life does not always go as planned, and that can be frustrating if you are a planner like myself. Another week of homeschool has gone by and we are about to make some more changes to the plans that I made for our family. While I believe this…

Bad Advice

Open Mouth Insert Foot So, this morning I learned a hard lesson.  I say learned…I suppose I am in the middle of learning it.  I realized that a piece of advice that I gave my child (two years ago) was not good.  I shared something that I had been taught, but when I did so…

Epic Planning

This week was our first week of school.  While I have been homeschooling our eldest for a few years, now we are homeschooling all our boys. I have been excited, hopeful, and a little nervous. I have filled out my planner, and put together daily and weekly schedules, as well as planned field trips. With…

Flip- Flop

Today was the day. The day that has been on my mind for months. One that I have been looking forward to and dreading at the same time. It was the last day of public school for my family. I am hoping to write more about why we made this decision later, but right now,…

The Most Beautiful Thing Part 2

Why Is Marriage So Important? When Jesus was on this earth, one of the ways He taught people was through parables. He used stories with characters that people could understand and circumstances that they could relate to in order to teach a greater lesson. For instance, someone familiar with farm life would understand what it…

The Most Beautiful Thing Part 1

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.” Albert Einstein Is Everybody Doing It? I once read a news article that talked about the rising trend of couples living together before getting married. This was not altogether shocking to me because I have known several people who have done just that. One of…

Two Ways God Is Interested in Your Love Life

Does God have plans for your love life? Yes! He does! However, you might find that His focus might be a little different than where ours tend to go this time of year. Number One – Love God In Deuteronomy 6:4-9, we read that we are to love the Lord our God with all our…

The Never Ending To Do List

Have you ever had one of those weeks where you start off making this huge “To Do” list and all week long you are tackling those tasks like a boss?  However, as the week progresses, it seems like two or three things replace the one you completed. That has been my week. I must confess,…

The Most Beautiful Thing Part 3

Why Is Marriage So Special? Whether it has happened already or not, the day you get your first boyfriend is one you will most likely remember till the day you die. I remember being nervous around him and how awkward it was when he called me his girlfriend. I also remember how childish our break…