My oldest daughter is headed off to her third year of college in less than four weeks. So when I received an email asking if I would take a look at a new book called, Starting Now: College is Hard - This Can Help, I was intrigued. The description states it’s a “30-Day Guide to Becoming Who You Want to Be in College”. The authors, Crystal Chiang, and Gerald Fadayomi, both have extensive experience working in student ministry.Read More
I have a marriage board on Pinterest where I collect my favorite blog posts, the ones that inspire. encourage, challenge, and make me want to be a better wife. These 20 links that I'm sharing with you today are not only some of my favorites, but they seem to have resonated with a lot of other people, too. You may have already seen some of these popular posts if you're on Pinterest. Now I've gathered them together in one convenient spot. Enjoy!Read More
Every Wife’s Choice: Loving Beyond the Mood of the Moment, by Sarah Fairchild is a book for imperfect wives who want to have good marriages. Sarah addresses the question of what to do when our best efforts aren’t good enough, by using a familiar passage from the Bible, 1 Corinthians 13: 4-8 as an outline for this refreshingly honest look at love and marriage. .
Sarah’s approach to this well known scripture passage goes beyond the clichés and gets deep, using Greek word study to better understand what God has to say about loving our spouses well.Read More
Here is a list of summer reading designed for a young lady, centered around the theme of the Victorian and Edwardian time periods. When I homeschooled my daughter in seventh grade, these were the favorites from her booklist. Together, we enjoyed delving deeply into themes together- and for a while, we were immersed all things Victorian. I have great memories of that year, so I'm sharing this list in the hopes that some more young ladies (and their moms) might enjoy these books over the summer.Read More
My daughter recently joined her high school dance team, so she wanted to try my old dance team uniform on for fun. I dug out a large Rubbermaid container, where I had stored the mementos of my school days and found it for her. The uniform fit perfectly. It was like I had stepped into a time machine and was looking at myself, twenty some years ago. Surreal.Read More
Here are nine of the best books that I've recently read as I've been researching the topic of trusting God. There's one more book, that should go without saying, the ultimate authority and resource on trusting God, which actually brings this list to ten- the Holy Bible. It stands alone in a category above all others. Here are a few more