5 Ways to Bring Cheer To Your Home

By | 2017-09-26T02:49:49+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Blog|

Cheer. That is such a wonderful word to describe a home, isn't it? Cheerful. Cheering. Cheeriness. Cheerly. When used in the form of a noun, it means "optimism, happiness and confidence." An example of cheer as a noun is, "His dad was full of cheer as he watched his son play his heart out in the [...]

An Unshaken Kingdom

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:03+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Inspiration|

"Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe, for our God is a consuming fire." - Hebrews 12:28-29 I did something recently that would make theologians, biblical scholars, and apologetics alike shake their heads at me in disapproval. Feeling overwhelmed [...]

Books to Inspire Your Heart

By | 2016-05-31T11:07:58+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Inspiration|

Books are good for the soul. They can instantly transport you to another era or open your mind to a revolutionary idea or piece of advice without ever leaving your back porch. It is, in some sorts, the greatest counselor and teacher. I've been reading some truly inspiring books as of late and I absolutely [...]

The Gifts of God Don’t Always Come With a Pretty Bow

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:18+00:00 October 27th, 2015|Inspiration|

"I will give thanks to You forever for what You have done. In the presence of Your godly people, I will wait with hope in Your good name." Psalm 52:9 I remember when my friend came bursting into my office holding a gift in her hands and said, "This is for you! It's a little [...]

The Only Thing I Like Solo Is Cups!

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:18+00:00 October 19th, 2015|Inspiration|

"Therefore, my dear brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the Lord’s work, knowing that your labor in the Lord is not in vain," 1 Corinthians 15:58. Do you know what today's key verse follows? It is the end of 57 verses that speak of: 1) how the resurrection is essential to the gospel -  [...]

A Few Things God’s Word Has Never Done…

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:23+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Inspiration|

"Give ear, O my people, to my law; Incline your ears to the words of my mouth" Psalm 78:1. When I was a little girl, only 6 weeks old, I do believe a love for the Bible started while laying in a crib. This photo was captured by a photographer at Calvary Baptist Church in [...]

While Dusting Under Our TV…

By | 2015-06-03T13:35:06+00:00 June 3rd, 2015|Inspiration|

One of the home projects I tackled this past Sunday was DEEP dusting. I took everything out of  our family room built-ins, removed every item off the tops of furniture pieces, and used nearly half a can of Pledge Extra-Moisturizing furniture polish. I was wanting to make sure every detail of our home that could [...]

From Burdened to Victorious – It’s On His List

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:26+00:00 May 6th, 2015|Inspiration| God is an orderly God. He has plans. He has purposes. He has desires. And all of which, He "plants" into the heart of those love Him. But if He is so orderly and precise in His ways, does He use such order in how He goes about planting His Kingdom plans, His [...]

His Plans … His Peace

By | 2015-05-05T12:59:22+00:00 May 5th, 2015|Inspiration|

"Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus," Philippians 4:6-7 As I sat in my swing early one morning, I noticed the serene activity [...]

When God says, “You are Beautiful!”

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:28+00:00 April 10th, 2015|Inspiration|

In today's world, in today's culture, we tend to see "beauty" in ways that is so masked, painted on, bo-toxed, bronzed, highlighted, enhanced, collagen peeled, retinol restored, anti-aged, photo-shopped, smooth, shiny, thin, tight and toned, and all together packaged to "perfection" as humanly possible. And the one who tends to so wrongly define perfection is, [...]

Being the Woman Your Man Needs – Means Eating Humble Pie

By | 2015-03-24T20:37:42+00:00 March 24th, 2015|Inspiration|

"When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom," Proverbs 11:2. Conflict happens in relationships. Is that true or false? I think if you are a human being with a beating heart, you will agree that it is a very true statement. Conflict happens in all relationships. Since Adam and Eve, there has [...]

Being the Woman Your Man Needs – The Incredible Value of Diligence

By | 2015-03-23T14:37:40+00:00 March 23rd, 2015|Inspiration|

"Do not lack diligence; be fervent in spirit; serve the Lord," Romans 12:11. What exactly does "diligence" mean: 1. diligence - (noun) - careful and persistent work or effort. (verb) Perseveringly attentive, steady and earnest It means to live conscientiously, to be hard working, meticulous, to show perseverance, persistence, tenacity, dedication, commitment; not careless or negligent. [...]