Hardly Pinterest-worthy is the picture below. In my meager attempts to live a shiny, compartmentalized, ‘I’ve got it under control’ kind of life, I sometimes forget what’s most important. As I made stovetop potpourri, God reminded me I should care care less about how I am perceived and more about how He is received. This[Read More…]
Our women’s ministry at church had an event that included Christmas cookies, a hot cocoa bar and also some craft projects. Guess who volunteered to be in charge of said crafts!? Every lady had the option to make a JOY wreath and customize it with various decor including berries, glitter feathers, snowflakes and polka dots! The[Read More…]
As I turn a sharp corner from the tasks of Thanksgiving, I’m met head-on by another rapidly growing to-do list. My focus on Christmas cards, gift ideas, decorations, and teacher gifts so easily clouds my intention to focus on Christ this holiday season. Why do I struggle most with finding time to spend with God during the[Read More…]
When we post a comment on social media, it’s permanent. It is indelibly stamped onto some recess of the internet, available for anyone to see at any point in time. The same can be said of the words we speak. However, our words are not just passively recordable, but they have an eternal effect on[Read More…]
So many reactions to this election swing between the two pendulums of fatalism and panic. While one person dismisses our role in voting, feeling that God’s sovereignty deems it as irrelevant, another supports the idea that an individual simply cannot be a Christian if he or she does not vote for a certain candidate. Matt[Read More…]
You don’t have to strip a piece of stained furniture to refinish it. Instead, you have an amazing option called Gel Stain to give stained pieces a fresh, modern look!