Cozy book hop

Cozy Book Hop Welcomes 2013

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Here's to a new year of reading!  Have you made a list of the books you want to read? I know I have... granted there is no way I'll be able to read them all this year. I can't wait to hear about what you are planning on reading, and what you have to say about them after you read them.

Amy McCready

If I Have to Tell You One More Time...

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

A while back I was part of an online seminar with Amy McCready that focused on Positive Parenting Solutions, remember?  After that post I received many comments and emails from you all asking me to read her book, If I Have To Tell You One More Time... - so I added it to my list.  And after many weeks of pouring over it, I'm ready to share with you my thoughts!  So grab your coffee and notebook, as you will probably want to make some notes, because here we go...


Children

The Father's Love... A Child's Devotional

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

I am certain you don't have to be told that being a parent is a tough job. There are so many people out there giving lists of milestones each child must reach before they can walk, let alone the list that comes with getting kids into school. Oh by the way those lists come with things you should be doing with your child to help them attain said goals. All those lists just lead to pressure for parents, and then with pressure, comes a good amount of stress...

One such stress-er for many I know includes guiding our little ones to their Savior. Yes, a parent's job does not include saving their souls, but we are the first gardener of the seed. And this little job is a huge one, and of course that leads to the stress.

personal

A New Year, A New Beginning

Monday, December 31, 2012

What a blessing it is to be able to look back on a year and see how far we each have come.


And as 2012 ends and 2013 commences, I am picking a word to center my 2013 (for 2012 it was Kairos): After spending a year trying daily to focus on God's time and timing has allowed me to grow a faith that I am grateful for. And in this practice of finding God's time (Kairos) I have grown.

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