Are You Training Yourself in Disobedience?

Are You Training Yourself in Disobedience?

Christians read the Bible to know and love God more, but we also read it for instruction for living well - as God wills. When we read it and act on what we read - like by caring for the orphan and the widow, or feeding the hungry, or daily confessing and turning from sin - then we are training ourselves to live a life of obedience to our loving God. 

But when we read it and think it doesn't apply to us or that we don't have to act on what we've read, then we are training ourselves to be disobedient. We are saying...

DIY Portable First Aid Kit

DIY Portable First Aid Kit

Anyway, September is National Preparedness Month and I'm doing a few things to work toward our household being more prepared. I'm starting really small and invite you to do the same! I've got a Pinterest board called Prepare with Peace and you never know, I might do a series of blogs on the topic as time goes by... 

My first step was to create a DIY First Aid Kit for our car. Here are the details so you can build your own, if you choose. 

No Matter What Happens

No Matter What Happens

The months (years?!) of planning are coming to a grand culmination. Done right, a wedding reflects the style of the bride and groom as a couple and pleases the senses of all in attendance. That's a tall order to fill. No wonder stories of bride-zillas abound. The pressure, the stress, the cultural demands, the strain on relationships - who decided this was a good idea?

7 Thoughts to Think to Advance Physical Wellness

7 Thoughts to Think to Advance Physical Wellness

I'm a big believer in whole-person wellness. I think the physical aspects of health are just as important as the mental, emotional, and spiritual ones. And I believe that all of them interconnect and overlap in many different ways. 

The Best Piece of Advice for Wives

The Best Piece of Advice for Wives

When we are clear and communicate our needs, there is not only a greater chance that those needs will be met, but we also have the opportunity to grow closer in our relationship. We understand each other better and the partner being asked has the chance to serve the asker and show him or her love.

DIY: Reuse Leftover Items to Organize / Display Bracelets

DIY: Reuse Leftover Items to Organize / Display Bracelets

I have a lot of bracelets. Having a lot of bracelets means it can sometimes be difficult to know what I have because they usually end up piled up on one, long shelf. So, last Saturday, it was way too hot outside to do anything productive in my yard, so I decided to make my bracelet shelf something lovely with a little DIY organization project...