The Gentleness Challenge Week 3

Anger Management God's timing has a funny quality to it, doesn't it? It's always right. This past week wasn't a very good one, I'm afraid. A few nights I got very little sleep, and I became a grumpy Mama bear. Except that, instead of protecting my cubs like a good Mama bear does, I lashed out that them. So when I started working on this [More...]

The Gentleness Challenge: Week 2

Here is my 2nd post following The Gentleness Challenge, over at Women Living Well. I hope you all had a good weekend and are ready for the new week! This week is about getting in the habit of not raising our voices. I find this really hard, especially since it's just plain noisy in my house! (Just now, I was interrupted by my 2 year-old [More...]

Scripture Sunday 7/24

"Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding" Proverbs 3:5When I was thinking about what verse I'd share today, this is the one that kept coming up. How many times do we try to argue with God because what He wants from us just doesn't make sense? But did it make sense for Noah to build a boat in the desert because [More...]

Scripture Sunday 7/17

Proverbs 15:1"A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh words stirs up anger."Before I had kids, I almost never raised my voice. Really. I was so unaccustomed to raising my voice that, the first several times I raised my voice at my son, my husband told me that he had a hard time not laughing because it sounded so strange.Now, I'm ashamed to say, [More...]

Scripture Sunday 7/3

"A person thinks all his ways are pure, but the Lord weighs motives." Proverbs 16:2 [More...]

Train Up A Child…

"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." Prov. 22:6We've all heard this one. And it's a verse that people who are trying to disprove the credibility of the Bible love using. After all, what about all those pastor's kids who rebel? All the young men and women who are raised in good Christian homes [More...]