We are to LOVE GOD FIRST. And then love our neighbor only in ways that honor and respect God, our first love.
Being an author, I naturally love reading. Fortunately, my husband and kiddos are avid readers as well...
Marie Kondo has started a de-cluttering movement, which is not in itself a bad thing. However, we need to go a step further and deal with the root cause of our clutter problems.
My husband's favorite chewy bar has peanut butter, chocolate chips, and a bunch of other junk. I wanted to convince him to trade in his chewy bars for a more robust snack. Hence, these muffins were born. My muffins were tender, decadent, and hearty. Who could resist a yummy muffin packed with protein, potassium, and fiber … Continue reading PB, Banana, and Chocolate Chip Muffins
Text: Ecclesiastes 2:18-26 We were made to work and be the undershepherds of creation (Gen. 2). Unfortunately, after the Fall, work got a lot harder and became far less enjoyable. As the writer of Ecclesiastes laments: I hate all my work that I labored at under the sun because I must leave it to the man … Continue reading Working unto God & ONLY for His glory
The other day at Sunday school, my toddler scarfed down three full-sized pumpkin muffins. With shock, horror, and excitement, I knew exactly what I needed to do next. I needed to make a batch of my own, famous pumpkin muffins to add to her breakfast rotation. The flavor profile of these muffins truly is worthy … Continue reading Bomb-dot-com Pumpkin Muffins
People keep asking my kiddos if they are ready for Santa and then finding out in horror that we don't do Santa. The people who ask seem well-intentioned, but they don't seem to understand that Santa truly torpedoes a Christian Christmas. Santa and the present purveyors backing him seek to focus our eyes on wanting … Continue reading We don’t do Santa; We do contentment, thankfulness & Jesus the Christ.