Eleven years ago, I was reading a “Woman’s World” magazine, and one article changed my thoughts on how many children is “enough.” At the time, I thought three was plenty. My kids were ten, seven, and five. I was homeschooling them, and we had a very busy life. Then I read an article about all… [Continue Reading]
What An Unexpected Flower Pot Taught Me About Hope | Guest Post by Eva Piper
Hope can be a verb or a noun. Used as a verb it means we want something to happen. We hear stories of tragic events and hope everything and everyone will be safe. We may hear from a friend or loved one who shares a need. We end the conversation with “I hope everything works… [Continue Reading]
A Daily Dose of Faith for Writers
Have you ever had a character from a book impact your life? Has a character’s faith ever rubbed off on you? As a Christian fiction writer, I always have drama, conflict, romance, and resolutions within my novels, but equally important is how I display my character’s faith. It’s something all Christian authors think about. I… [Continue Reading]
40 Ways To Be Present in Your Child’s Day
The true gifts of life lie in the moment. That is why we call it the present. ~ Author Unknown In the midst of a busy day it’s easy for mamas to think of our children as “tasks” rather than as “hearts” we need to connect with. I sometimes struggle with putting my kids before… [Continue Reading]
10 Rainy Day Activities
Whether there are thunderstorms pouring outside, snow is falling in the middle of winter, or it’s the heat of summer and your kids are bored, these 10 rainy day activities are sure to spawn some creative play. Enjoy! 10 Rainy Day Activities 1. Stage a circus. Help your kids pick their own… [Continue Reading]
Lord, what do you want me to write?
When I was in the process of becoming a published author, I asked this question: Lord, what do you want me to write? I was twenty-eight years old and had already published over one hundred articles for national publications. I’d also been contracted to work on two book projects for well-known publishers. Still, I felt… [Continue Reading]
Encouragement for the New Year!
After 2020, maybe you need a little encouragement for the New Year. No matter what you faced last year, let’s dream a new dream for 2021. I believe this can be our best year yet friends! I pray this post can shine a little light on wherever you are today and help you move into… [Continue Reading]