Patiently Waiting

I’m aware of how very quickly I grow impatient with unanswered prayer requests. Much past a week or so, let alone a month or two, and I’m already tempted to wonder if God heard me and when, if ever, he will answer me.

March 18, 2024

Tending to the Cabinets

I have this cabinet in my kitchen that seems to get out of hand frequently…you open the cabinet, it falls out on you, or rather the contents do. So often I get out what I need, then stuff the rest back in and close the door quickly. Yesterday, as I was stuffing fallen lids back into the cabinet, the Holy Spirit showed me that my heart can be like this cabinet.

March 20, 2023

Eve in Exile: A Book Recommendation

I recently read Eve in Exile: And the Restoration of Femininity by Rebekah Merkle. Okay, I actually listened to the audio book while I washed dishes in the evenings. It was the time this mom had, but I’m pretty sure it still counts as reading.

Rebekah’s basic premise is that we have lost our understanding of what biblical femininity is, partly due to the culture’s all-out efforts to promote a form of feminism. It has seeped into our daily function in ways we don’t even realize.

January 16, 2023

More on Charity’s Meal Planning Ideas

Editor’s Note: Enjoy this bonus article from yesterday’s post!

For as long as I can remember, my mom planned her meals each week, and this discipline is something she has passed on to me. Calling meal planning a discipline might seem surprising, but I think it’s accurate because I need to choose to do it. Many times, I don’t approach it cheerfully, and it’s not my favorite part of a weekend, but I do it because I’ve seen the benefits firsthand. 

January 12, 2021

Organizational Tools 101 (Productivity Series)

God has given us each different strengths and weaknesses, forming the beautiful picture of the body of Christ where each of us is unique. But regardless of whether we feel that organizing our lives is a strength for us, we all have to do it! As a wife and mom, there is much to keep up with in the family. I’ve got a lot to remember, and I’m likely not going to! You may have a different life situation, but it most likely involves moving parts that you need to track. Over the past few years, I’ve found several tools that have helped me keep it all straight. Maybe one of them will help you too.

January 11, 2021