Spiritual Victory

Savoring Grace

On October 9, 2017

The other day I attempted to make red velvet cupcakes.  From scratch.  I don’t know what I was thinking.  I’m not much of a baker or cook and hubby has a few stories he could share with you about epic flops I’ve had in the kitchen.  But somehow I got it in my mind to make red velvet cupcakes from…

Trusting God

How Are You Responding to God’s Call?

On July 30, 2017

Recently I’ve been studying a few chapters of Exodus.  More specifically Exodus 19-20 and Exodus 32-33.  This is when Moses goes up Mount Sinai to meet with God and receive the Ten Commandments.  And then while Moses is on Mount Sinai and the Israelites fear Moses isn’t returning, so they build the golden calf. These are passages I’ve read before…

Encouraging Reads

Must Read Books for the Christian Woman’s Heart

On July 5, 2017

My to-read list always seems to be getting longer and longer, but for me the summer is when I can finally tackle some books I’ve been eager to read.  And in case you’ve been looking for a good book (or several!) to encourage your heart here’s a few of my recent favorites in no particular order. *This post does contain…

Pinterest

3 Ways You Can Tweak a Pinterest Pin to Get More Repins

On March 20, 2017

I’ve loved Pinterest since it first came out and you had to get invited to join.  Yeah, old school Pinterest.  But I always used it for personal things I was interested in, until last August, when I decided to get serious about using Pinterest to help bring traffic to my blog.  I immediately created a Pinterest board for my blog,…

Special needs parenting / Trusting God

Releasing Expectations and Embracing God’s Plan

On February 13, 2017

The Problem with Expectations I’m sure we’ve all had them.  Expectations.  And we’ve all had not fun reactions when our expectations weren’t met. For example, I expected to do lots of fun things with my children, go on lots of fun play dates and adventures.  Instead, my children require frequent trips to specialists and therapists due to their special needs….