As believers, we have much to celebrate today! One life. One death. One victory. One world changed forever. Celebrate today - He is Risen! "...He is not here, He has risen, just as He said..." Matthew 28:6 Have a BLESSED Easter! (photo source unknown) … [Read more...] about He is Risen!
Archives for March 2013
“Mom, did Jesus feel pain?” I could see my son deep in thought, trying to process in his 11 yr. old mind, how anyone could, or would, endure such hurt - such intense suffering – on our behalf. “I mean I know He died for us, on the cross, but did God protect Him from feeling the pain?” His question was one that many of us have probably wondered ourselves. I wanted to say yes. I wanted to speak … [Read more...] about “Mom, did Jesus feel pain?”
I struggled. Secretly. For years. In my teen years through to my early 20's, I fought a constant battle on the edges of an eating disorder. It took me years to admit the problem was even there, that it was ever really an "issue." But the classic symptoms prevailed during that time - insecurity, low self-esteem, obsession with calorie counting and exercise, eating in secret, the list goes on. … [Read more...] about Raising Children Wisely in a Sex-Crazed World
He got dressed, ate breakfast, brushed his teeth, then said, "Mom, how many minutes till I have to leave for school?" "10 minutes," I yelled out as I busily worked packing lunches and backpacks. I saw him quietly get out some paper and his markers. He worked diligently on a project up until the time I was rushing him out the door, "Hurry up Noah, it's time to go!" We said our goodbye's. … [Read more...] about a child’s heart…
"Mom, I'm bored." Ever heard that? Me too! Though this can't be an absolute guarantee to prevent those words from being spoken - it may give some options. Sometimes the summer planning in itself can be overwhelming for us moms - been there, done that! So thought I'd put together a quick list of websites and ideas to help in that summer planning. Most everything below, we've either been a … [Read more...] about Summer Kids Camp Ideas for the Cypress/Houston Area
Summer! It's here! These are some of the things we've enjoyed seeing or places we plan to visit in the next months ahead. So many more places to list, add your own suggestions too! We live in such a great city - filled with history, museums, sports, science, art, theater, beautiful parks and nature trails - make the most of it with your family this summer. You don't have to go far to have … [Read more...] about Top 21 List – Fun Family Things to Do in Houston this Summer