Focus on Being a Wife – and Only a Wife

About three or four years into my marriage I received a piece of vital marital advice by a seasoned veteran at being a wife.  Joan was a strong Christian woman who made it easy to see that she was married to her very best friend for what was about 40 years at the time. As a young wife I was … [Read more...]

Thursday’s Walk in the Word

Today’s verse is Proverbs 16:24 Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. Short, but sweet.  I love these short verses because anytime words are not gracious, I just have everyone around, especially those who are involved in a dispute, repeat their Bible verse.  … [Read more...]

Monday’s Walk in the Word

This week's Bible verse is Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self control.  Against such things there is no law. I often remind my kids to color their words with the fruit of the spirit.  This is such … [Read more...]

Menu Plan

Breakfasts: Monday:  cereal Tuesday:  oatmeal packets Wednesday:  cereal Thursday:  pancakes Friday:  cinnamon bread Saturday:  puffed pancake Sunday:  cereal   Lunches: Monday:  mac and cheese Tuesday:  tuna Wednesday:  hot dogs Thursday:  … [Read more...]

A Solid Foundation

Right now my oldest and I are watching some Kenneth Copeland videos on a topic we enjoy in the evenings as part of our one-on-one time.  It is a great way for us to gain wisdom into this particular aspect in our lives, but also just last night I remarked at how I enjoyed watching these at night, … [Read more...]

Monday’s Walk in the Word

Ephesians 4:32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. I am constantly asking my kids to weigh what they say and do through the filter of kindness.  This verse speaks directly to the heart of that matter. … [Read more...]

Thursday’s Walk in the Word

Today’s verse is Romans 12:10 Be devoted to one another in love.  Honor one another above yourselves. This is a great verse that illustrates not only how to be committed to one another, but also how to live out the Golden Rule.  When thinking of others verse, it is impossible to sin against them … [Read more...]

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts: Monday: cinnamon rolls Tuesday: oatmeal packets and toast Wednesday: cereal Thursday: pancakes Friday: cereal Saturday: Dutch baby Sunday: cereal   Lunches: Monday: sandwiches Tuesday: eggs and toast Wednesday: hot dogs Thursday: english muffin … [Read more...]

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts: Monday: oatmeal packets and toast Tuesday: ooey-gooey bread, blueberry muffins Wednesday: cereal Thursday: oatmeal in the pan Friday: cereal Saturday: puffed pancake Sunday: cereal   Lunches: Monday: tortillas and cheese Tuesday: … [Read more...]