Category Archives: Parenthood

“HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS”

I was once asked the following question:  “What feeling does the word ‘home’ invoke in you?”  My first thought was Steven, my husband!  The word home represents a place of safety, acceptance, warmth, love, and security.  I find all these … Continue reading

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HOW EASILY WE FALL FROM GRACE IN OUR CHILDRENS’ EYES

I am, and always have been, a firm believer in the following verse “But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in … Continue reading

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MARRIAGE AND A SILVER TEA POT

Marriage is made up of many different components. I chose the word component deliberately as the dictionary states it is a ‘constituent part or aspect of something more complex” and if something is complex it is made up of various … Continue reading

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WHY ARE YOU DOWNCAST, O MY SOUL?

This morning I woke up carrying the world upon my shoulders with David’s refrain running through my mind “why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me?” (Psalm 42:5).  I made myself a cup of coffee and … Continue reading

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THE GREATEST GIFT YOU CAN GIVE YOUR CHILD IS …………………..

The greatest gift you can give your child is a knowledge of God. There is no greater gift. In order to be able to give this gift to your child you, yourself, must first have a relationship with the living Lord. … Continue reading

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A WORK IN PROGRESS!

  Every person on this earth starts their lives as a blessing! In the Bible we read that “children are a gift from the Lord – they are a blessing” (Psalm 127)   Therefore we are all blessings. We are children of … Continue reading

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I REALLY NEED TO GET MY 12 YEAR OLD A CELL PHONE!

AND EVERY FAMILY WITH YOUNG CHILDREN NEED A MINI MOM! Our girls have a mini-mom.  Her name is Moyra.  She first came into our lives when our oldest daughter was four years old, our second daughter was two years old … Continue reading

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