Christmas stockings are kind of a funny thing: either you grew up with over-sized red and green socks, or you didn't. For me, they were a Christmas staple as a girl, and I knew I wanted to share that little tradition with my husband and kids. Last year, I whipped up some rustic flannel stockings … Continue reading Homemade Flannel Christmas Stockings
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For this Advent season, I was requested to either find or write an Advent devotional for a ladies' gathering. I decided to write one, and wanted to share it with you, as well. This devotional could be used in a personal setting, but is actually intended for a small group. There is an opening and … Continue reading Advent Devotion 2018
The fall of humanity into sin didn't happen without repercussion. Both Adam and Eve disobeyed, and both were punished. To the woman he [God] said: "I will greatly increase your pains in childbearing; with pain will you give birth to children." (Genesis 3:16). Women were cursed with painful childbirth. Sometimes, we joke about our predicament. "Thanks … Continue reading Increased Labor Pains and the Other Half of the Curse
I've never felt angry at God before; not knowingly, anyway. But a few weeks ago, on my way to church (of all places), I just let some thoughts fly. I was by myself. My husband was staying home with our sick kids. It was just me, my car, and God. And I yelled. In … Continue reading God Is Mightier than My Anger