Christian Living · Christianity

Personal Treasure Boxes: Moments With God

Sometimes the Lord speaks to us in very simple, quiet, personal ways. There’s no grandiose moment or audible voice, but we experience HIM in a way that provides us with a deeper view of our God. Other times, the Lord can abruptly and dramatically gain our attention. However God speaks to us, these experiences are… Continue reading Personal Treasure Boxes: Moments With God

Children · Education · Parenting

Wisdom: A Prayer For The School Year

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.” Proverbs 9:10 Back when I was a high school teacher at a private Christian school, I always read Proverbs 9:10 to my students at the beginning of the year. As much as I desired for them to… Continue reading Wisdom: A Prayer For The School Year

Christian Living · Culture · Faith

HGTV, Forever Homes, & The Gospel

I like to watch HGTV on occasion. I know everyone is OBSESSED with Fixer Upper and all things Joanna Gaines/Magnolia related, and while I love her style and find many of the HGTV shows appealing, I just haven’t (yet?) jumped on the “all things home” bandwagon. HGTV, for me, is more of a channel I… Continue reading HGTV, Forever Homes, & The Gospel

Bible · Books · Christian Living · Christianity · Spiritual Growth

Christians, Let’s Seek Humility

I’m ashamed to admit this, but I’ve only read 2 books this year. Aside from meditating on God’s word, my literary ambitions have been lacking to say the least. However, I will say the two books I have read have been extremely timely and of great value to me. The first was Paul Tripp’s Parenting… Continue reading Christians, Let’s Seek Humility

Christian Living · Parenting · Personal

Education, Salvation, & The Sovereignty of God

Today we registered our 5 year old for Kindergarten at our local public school. It would be an understatement to say I wrestled with this decision. When our son  turned 4, I was already overwhelmed with the thought of choosing the “right” educational path for him. The pressure is on to make sure you don’t… Continue reading Education, Salvation, & The Sovereignty of God