The Benefits of Family Collaboration


Collaboration can be an amazing experience for everyone, no matter how big or small the endeavor. Families can work together both in their daily routines and larger projects with specific start and end dates. I am over at Faith Gateway talking about the benefits of family collaboration and the ways we work together as a family here at my house. Join me there… 

While you are there, you’ll read about a new series from award-winning Christian recording artist Natalie Grant. It was created when she collaborated with her twin daughters and their little sister to write the book London Art Chase, The first in the Glimmer Girls chapter book series.

This Month: Learning what God says about FAITH.


This month I am focusing on the topic of FAITH with my children. It takes faith to believe in Christ; it takes faith to believe that what God says is true; and it takes faith to trust the leading of the Holy Spirit. I want my little ones to know that God is pleased by their FAITH and that He rewards those who seek Him. (Hebrews 11:16) They don't have to earn their salvation because it's a gift from God. (Ephesians 2:8). Also, FAITH comes when we turn our hearts and ears towards Him and His … [Continue Reading...]

Talking With Your Kids About Angels


Ever wonder about angels? My kids have. I thought it would be easy to find out information on these legendary spiritual beings so I did an online search. What I found was 290 verses in the Bible with the word angel in it. As I read through the list, I was amazed to find that there are many passages unfamiliar to me. I realized there is so much more to learn about angels in the Bible! I am over at Faith Gateway sharing a few things I've learned about angels plus a great resource for you to read … [Continue Reading...]

4 Things I Learned About Friendship

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Have you ever looked at other people talking and laughing together and assumed they must all be best friends? I have. I've thought, Surely they were getting together without me.  I went through a season of my life where I felt like I had no friends. Up till that point, throughout different times in my life, I had a go-to set of friends that I could call up and do something spontaneous  with. I had these relationships while growing up, in college, and even in my post-college single days. Years … [Continue Reading...]

Day 8-14 // 31 Days of God’s Truth in My Day to Day

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Day 8 & 9 - This is what it look like when your roof isn't finished and it storms unexpectedly. Thankfulness opens up the windows of heaven. It's may be hard to rejoice in God when things aren't going our way but when we do He honors our obedience with and exchange: THANKFULNESS, regardless of your feelings, for JOY, regardless of your circumstance (Habakkuk 3:17-18) Day 10 - The more your spend time with a friend the more you get to know, the more you trust them... it's called … [Continue Reading...]

Day 2-7 // 31 Days of God’s Truth in My Day to Day

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Miss me on Instagram and Facebook this week? Here is a recap of 31 Days of God’s Truth in My Day to Day Day 2 - When you are tempted to have your mind on yourself remember this! Colossians 3:1-2 "...set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God." Don't shuffle along life with your eyes on the ground or engrossed in your circumstance but be alert so you can notice what God is doing around you. ------ Dear Lord, renew in me an expectation of You and … [Continue Reading...]

Write 31 Days of God’s Truth in My Day to Day

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For the last three years I joined 1000+ bloggers and participated in Write 31 Days. Just as it suggests, the Write 31 Days challenges you to write and post on your blog for 31 days in a row. It encourages you to go deeper into a topic, creating a series for your readers. The first year I wrote on 31 Days of Transforming Grace, the following year was 31 Days of Kids and Money, and last year I completed 31 Days of Teaching Kids About Prayer which included a daily Biblical truth about prayer and an … [Continue Reading...]