Month: March 2021

Spring Wreathes that Share a Message

By Lisa Rippy / March 29, 2021

This past Sunday, Rip and I not only worshipped together while our pastor, Ronnie Falvey, brought the most powerful message on the Cross of Christ, but we also had communion together. And let me just tell you, if on Sunday, when you come home from church, if you and your…

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Spring Cleaning … the Real Way to Clean!

By Lisa Rippy / March 26, 2021

So, many of you know that Rip and I use Norwex products all throughout this house! From washing cars, to Rip’s fascination with the Norwex bath towels, to the kitchen cloths, detergent, EnviroCloth, Window polishing cloths, cleaning paste…and on and on I could go so this WON’T be a post…

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Easter Cake Recipes

By Lisa Rippy / March 26, 2021

I love making cakes now only because the chefs on Food Network have helped me to stop being so afraid to work with sugar! haha! So, here are a few Easter Cake Recipes for you…I’ll be making the first one this Easter … because as you look at these I’m…

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The Power of the Cross!

By Lisa Rippy / March 26, 2021

It was late in the afternoon because the sun was just barely beaming in through the windows and laying subtle streaks of light across the hardwood floors in our guest room. Down on my knees scooting along the baseboards, I was applying fresh white paint when I found myself at…

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Learning to Heal – Part 3 (Anxiety, Trust, Reconciliation, Heavy Heart)

By Lisa Rippy / March 24, 2021

These are the last 5 videos from Lysa’s sessions with Joel and Jim. And these are the ones that I wanted to end this 3-part blog with simply because of their content. But this Friday, I have one last thing I want to share with you – it’s what happened…

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Learning to Heal – Part 2 (Narcissism and Codependency)

By Lisa Rippy / March 22, 2021

In my last blog, I shared that I’ve been on a journey with the Lord in learning to heal, and what that means for my life with Him and with others. But what’s been so amazing is this … I had no idea that all this time off social media,…

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Learning to Heal

By Lisa Rippy / March 19, 2021

While starting a new page in my journal, I wrote these words, Learning to Heal. And as I sat there and read those words slowly over and over again, I knew the journey ahead of me that I needed to take. And although I was a little scared, it was only…

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Hummingbird Cake Recipe

By Lisa Rippy / March 15, 2021

Rip’s favorite bird is the hummingbird. Well, maybe I need to say it this way…Rip’s total-in-awe-bird-fascination that causes the whole entire world to stop, makes him put out not 1, not 2, not 3, but 4 hanging bird feeders, walks through TSC and wants to actually buy another one, will…

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Cocooning Matters … for Newlyweds and Empty Nesters

By Lisa Rippy / March 13, 2021

For newlyweds, one of the most important decisions they can make is one that marriage counseling will refer to as, cocooning. Cocooning is when a new married couple comes home from their honeymoon and they intentionally choose to give and create for  themselves privacy. To be so deliberate in their…

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300,000 Miles

By Lisa Rippy / March 11, 2021

300,000 miles – Rip hit that today in his Avalanche truck that he bought in 2004, and he sent me a photo of it as soon as he did because, for me … That 300,000 miles happened because of so many selfless and humble reasons. Rip puts our 5 kids…

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