How I Got Over the Holiday Meal Plan Blues

Meal Plan. Shopping. Cooking prep.  Cooking. Company. I used to break out in hives just thinking about it! Don’t get me wrong.  I love to have family and friends to share the holiday joy with, but the thought of having a houseful for a holiday meal was a fear-inducing, nail-biting, hair-pulling-out frustration for me. I […]

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a look at birds in the Bible

Birds in the Bible There are many references to birds in the Bible – nearly 300 of them!  In an archived article in Ministry magazine, the author, a professor from Emmanuel Missionary College, writes “More than one hun­dred of these merely use the word “fowl” or “bird,” leaving the reader to guess at the species. […]

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Nightstand Organization Tips

Nightstand Organization Tips ***may contain affiliate links*** Most bedrooms are short on storage space.  Sure, you have your dresser and closet, but most of us rely on our nightstands for your nightly glass of water, reading glasses, books, the remote and more. Before I share some of my favorite bedroom nightstand organization tips, we need […]

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Naomi and Ruth – A Unique Relationship Naomi and Ruth.  What a beautiful story of loyalty and love!  Listen to any group of women talking and invariably you will hear quips about someone’s mother-in-law.  Mother’s-in-law get a bad rap.  Some deservedly so, other’s not so much.  In a man’s life, the two most important people […]

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How to Organize Your Car & Keep It That Way

How to Organize Your Car Do you avoid offering to drive when meeting up with friends because your car looks (and maybe smells) like a landfill? If so, don’t despair.  Many people struggle with this, but I’ve got you covered. Let’s face it.  We spend a lot of time in our cars driving back and […]

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4 Key Steps to Unlocking Your Faith

Four Key Steps to Unlocking Your Faith Guest Post By Tashauna T. Lane Have you ever been at a place in your life where you felt like every time you tried to fix something, it made it worse? For example, one of the best decisions I made was joining the military. After years of pondering […]

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Why Children are Leaving the Church

Children are leaving the church in droves.  In fact, the Southern Baptist Convention reports that four out of five children no longer attend church.  It’s not just the Southern Baptists that report this phenomena.  It’s every denomination and even non-denominational churches.  70 percent of youth stop attending church when they graduate from high school. Nearly a […]

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Closed Doors in the Bible

Closed Doors in the Bible We’ve all heard the saying, “If God closes a door, he will open a window” or “if God closes one door, He will open another”.   These specific phrases are not found in the Bible, (they are in fact, from The Sound of Music) but there are quite a few […]

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