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
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.
Text: Proverbs 31:21-22 Just Saturday, the weather was near 80 Fahrenheit and my family was wearing summer clothing. However, Monday morning, Autumn arrived. Windy, rainy, and 40-ish degrees in South Texas--what a shocker! Long sleeve, long leg clothes and stroller blankets for my kiddos, check. Fresh office wear for my husband, check. North Face coats … Continue reading Girl, Clothe Yourself!
Text: Philippians 3:12-21 Just like many other mamas who make career sacrifices in order to be more hands on with their kiddos, I too occassionally feel the urge to to go back to my previous profession. I am mature enough in my faith to know that it would be terrible decision for my family (Proverbs 14:1) and I … Continue reading Reach forward–NOT Back
Everyone has a type--a type of friend that is--that they naturally gravitate towards. However, we need to surround ourselves with diverse types of friends in order to grow and thrive. Here is my short list of mama friends that you need to seek out: The Healthy Chef Mama to give you tips and tricks for feeding … Continue reading 5 Types of Mamas that You Need to Be Friends With STAT