Are we overvaluing our children? Is that even a thing? According to a recent study done by Ohio State University, the engulfing praise of our kids is creating a generation of narcissistic brats. Confession Ok…so I might be one of those parents that heaps praise on my kids. Do I praise them too much? Who […]
when faced with the decision to do something that makes me uncomfortable, I often opt out and refer to my introverted personality as the culprit…that way I don’t need to take responsibility for my insecurity.
It’s not always easy to be obedient, but there is nothing that God asks us to do that isn’t for our benefit, and His. So what’s the deal with a sacrifice of praise? And what’s the purpose besides doing it because the Bible says so?
Over 12,000 miles, 22 states, 3 countries, numerous National Parks…that’s what the end of our journey looks like. Our plans seemed to change as often as our road, but that’s life. This last month has held an unexpected trip back to the east coast to spend a few more weeks with my parents (and gave […]
There is nothing like a 3 year old with a stomach bug to make you suddenly miss home. After cleaning up a car seat with socks (because that’s all we had)…then cleaning up someone else’s bed… I was reminded how much easier it is to deal with sick when you are in your own home […]
With the deadline for our departure looming (only one week now) our lives are slowly being packed away, revised, thrown away or given away.
The Invitation I stumbled upon my affinity with fear one night when taking time to praise God. As I worshiped and lifted my thoughts to my Heavenly Father it wasn’t long before anxiety would grip my insides and bring me back to earth. So, like a good Christian, I’d quote scripture at it and continue […]
While gathering the necessities for our upcoming trip, I came across a packing list published in “A Pilgrims Travel Guide” – written in the days when travellers were by necessity, adventurers.
“What what would you do if fear & money were not an issue?”
Part 2 of my story – Learning how to live life beyond my wildest dreams.