• its all about choices
    Children,  Marriage,  Relationships

    It’s All About Choices

    Note: This is written by our new guest blogger, Karen (my mom)! I hope you enjoy! You can also check out her first post here! I have heard many times over the years how “lucky” or “blessed” I am to have the daughter or husband that I have but to me, it is neither luck nor just being blessed but rather through fervent prayer and making the right choices. I made a bad choice the first time I was married because I wouldn’t listen to the wisdom around me and married the wrong man and it ended in a divorce after two years.  I was so devastated by this that I…

  • Children,  Faith

    Childlike Faith

    While the Bible doesn’t specifically mention “childlike faith” today I want to talk about what Jesus said to His disciples in Matthew 18:1-4. At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” He called a little child and set him before them,  and said, “I assure you and most solemnly say to you, unless you repent [that is, change your inner self—your old way of thinking, live changed lives] and become like children [trusting, humble, and forgiving], you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.  Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is greatest in the kingdom of heaven. (AMP) Jesus said that we need to repent of our old way of…

  • Children

    How Should You Raise Your Children?

    I’m going to start this off by saying that I don’t currently have children. For some of you, you’ll immediately click away and think, “How can she tell me how to raise my child when she doesn’t have one?” And I certainly wouldn’t tell you exactly how to raise your child. However, I remember being a child and I was a very observant child. I watched other kids and their parents, and I saw what happened when they graduated high school and even now, how they treat their parents. So, there are some things I learned that you don’t need to have kids to know. However, the most important part…