"... the older women likewise, that they be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things — that they admonish the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, to be discreet, chaste, homemakers, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be … Continue reading Priority Check
Last weekend I attended the "Revive Our Hearts - Women Helping Women Conference" in Schaumburg, Illinois. On Saturday morning I was refreshed and inspired by Elyse Fitzpatrick in her workshop: How to Counsel From the Bible. This is my first time to hear Elyse in person. I own a few of her books, have heard her highly … Continue reading How to Counsel From the Bible – with Elyse Fitzpatrick
"Your words were found, and I ate them, And Your word was to me the joy and rejoicing of my heart; For I am called by Your name, O LORD God of hosts." Jeremiah 15:16 On Saturday I listened to an inspiring Christian woman speaking about godly priorities while cleaning my room. Later that same day, … Continue reading Just God and Me
Last weekend I was privileged to take part in a Good Soil Evangelism training seminar. Having grown up in a Christian home, Bible teaching churches, a Christian school, and two Bible colleges, I have heard much about evangelism. So, I was happily surprised to be challenged in my thinking. The training I received made me stop and reconsider my audience and … Continue reading Good Soil Evangelism Overview
Twelve years ago I was privileged to be a preschool teacher in Poulsbo, Washington. I loved my students! I remember one day when a new fellow joined our class. The poor little man had major first day jitters and insecurities. Not even music and story time could cheer him up. He continued in distress until . . … Continue reading Get out of the way!
We have one day left with our daughter Ama. She leaves us on Tuesday . . . I can't believe the year is over! Ama isn't a blood relative, but she has has lived with us for over ten months. She's seen us at our best and our worst! Awhile back, when Josh asked if she was ever a … Continue reading I Can’t Believe It’s Over!
Tonight my breath caught in my throat as I noticed a bright rainbow just out my back door. It was positively glowing! I've never seen the violet ribbon so brilliant. As it expanded into a double rainbow, I could hear my children ooo-ing and ahh-ing from their bedroom window, talking back and forth with their Daddy about … Continue reading Father’s Day Reflections