Priceless

To tithe or not to tithe? That is the question for many church goers nowadays. The economy is bad, gas priceless fluctuate all the time, and as a parent of young children I know how it feels to hear "$20 dollars for this and $5 for that" every time you…

He Makes All Things New

Every time I hold my newborn daughter, I am reminded of the excitement and miracle involved in something new. Perhaps that is why so many people look forward to New Years and make resolutions for positive changes. But just like my daughter was born in late November, starting over with…

Santa Baby

Christmas is coming and two words are heard in every home: Santa Claus. Hopefully "Baby Jesus" is also heard in many homes, but sadly apart from church and individual households, these words are not as advertised as the jolly old dude in red duds. I have never told my three-year-old…

Y’all Need Jesus

[caption id="attachment_837" align="alignleft" width="300"] You definitely "need Jesus" with two kids[/caption] I honestly don't see how people get through everyday life without Jesus. If I did not have the grace of God working in my life to give me patience and compassion when needed, I would have a total meltdown…

It’s All in Your Perspective

[caption id="attachment_832" align="alignleft" width="300"] Blakely's first "selfie" with big brother Lane and Mama[/caption] Thanksgiving was a little different for my family this year. OK, it was a lot different. My sister stopped by and picked up our 3-year-old son to go have lunch at my mom's house, as we do…