I have a treat for those of you with children and grandchildren in your life. My friend Karen Whiting’s new book just released. I want you to be among the first to know. Because Karen packs so many creative ideas into each lesson, there is something to fit every family’s needs. Karen has provided a link below so you can enjoy a free sample of this fun and informative resource.
As someone who has learned over many years how to diminish the hold of anger, I’m so grateful God inspired Solomon and other writers to pen Proverbs to teach us godly responses about anger and conflict. God knows humans will struggle with many areas of life. The battle began in the Garden of Eden and has never stopped.
After Adam and Eve sinned, destruction began with the murder of one son by the other. Though so close to the point of creation, the son refused to call upon God for help with conflict and deal with his anger.
God didn’t give up on His creation and gives practical help in Proverbs for anger. We have a choice about dealing with our human unpleasant emotions. We can choose destruction or act wisely motivated by trust in God.Continue Reading
Are you ready to move from running-on-empty to spent-and-content, investing your life in soul-satisfying ways? My friends Amy Carroll and Cheri Gregory, co-authors of Exhale, gently walk us through a process of losing who we’re not and loving who we are so that we can live our one life well. Today, they help us avoid the exhaustion of trying to be “All Things to All People” by discerning the fine line between helping and meddling.
Daniel was in the midst of making blueberry pancakes when I decided to make an apple crisp.
I brought out the Granny Smith apples, my fancy peeler, a lemon, and the grater … all the while keeping one eye on what my husband was doing.
You know, in case he needed my help.
And boy, did he ever!
He’s adding Bisquick to blueberry muffin mix? You can’t do that!Continue Reading
Last week and this, I’m introducing a couple of different kinds of beauty opportunities for my female readers. Guys, you know that when your wife is happy, everyone is happy! Below, my friend Yvonne Ortega tells about a special weekend retreat she’s offering. Yvonne is a petite dynamo with great faith and resilience.
Moving from Broken to Beautiful Women’s Retreat
The Moving from Broken to Beautiful Women’s Retreat is for you if you are a Christian woman who longs for a break for self-care, feels like you’re on a merry-go-round and want to get off to catch your breath, or wish you could get away in a beautiful peaceful setting to stop the noise of life and hear your heart.
If you are a Christian woman who has lost a loved one, a baby through miscarriage, or childhood through abuse, the Moving from Broken to Beautiful Women’s Retreat is for you.
If you are a Christian woman who has lost your health through a life-threatening illness, your home, or job, the Moving from Broken to Beautiful Women’s Retreat is also for you.Continue Reading