The 99 & A Mouth Filter

Confession of a striver - I take life way too seriously! Watched the movie School of Life the other day with the kids.  There was a scene where the coach of the basketball team - played by Ryan Renalds - decides that if they are going to be a team that loses all the time, … Continue reading The 99 & A Mouth Filter

Life is a Classroom, Who is Your Teacher

It was a sunny, cool spring morning.  I woke up filled with guilt and shame because of the night before.  I was out drinking, swearing and acting like a fool.  It was 4 years ago, and I had just started my journey back to God. It was in its early stages of repentance and building … Continue reading Life is a Classroom, Who is Your Teacher

Build a City of Self-Control

Food and eating is one of my favorite things to do, and that caused troubles in past, it led me to being overweight, insecure and unhealthy mentally and physically. To help improve my self-control,  I did a bible study called Taste for Truth.  During this study I discovered how I can continue my love for … Continue reading Build a City of Self-Control

Gentleness in Not Weakness

Anyone that knows me probably wouldn't use gentle to define me, bull in a china shop- maybe, but not gentle.  I'm loud, opinionated, a rule maker and keeper, list checker... yet this time of year when hallmark is out to make all of us cry with their sappy wonderful movies, my strong personality melts.  I … Continue reading Gentleness in Not Weakness

Quote – To Start Your Day

This life will go by fast. Don't fight with people, don't criticize your body so much, don't complain so much. Don't lose sleep over your bills. Look for the person that makes you happy. If you make a mistake, let it go and keep seeking your happiness. Never stop being a good parent. Don't worry … Continue reading Quote – To Start Your Day

Fruits of the Spirit – Patience

We've all heard the saying "patience is a virtue". I can repeat that saying over and over but when I think of all the things I wait for, like when will the basement be finished, when will orders from work come in, when will our home business take off, when will my kids learn to … Continue reading Fruits of the Spirit – Patience

Book Suggestion of the week – Put Your Warrior Boots On

Does it feel like the world has gone crazy and you're just along for the ride? From bombings to bullying, the world has us on pins and needles--afraid for our children, fearful for ourselves, worried that we won't have enough strength to stand our ground. But you don't have to start brave to stay strong. … Continue reading Book Suggestion of the week – Put Your Warrior Boots On