All those thing you dislike about yourself or wish you could change were given to you by God. It's hard to see this when your unhappy with these things. God created each of us to be different and unique. Find those things and embrace them. Pray for God to show you how your suppose to … Continue reading Week 5 Day 2 Owning Your Own Uniqueness
Yesterday and today I did a 15 hour car ride from Tennessee to Colorado with my husband, two young kids and the dog. I needed todays lesson!!! Car rides are stressful especially with little ones and i think I lost my cool a couple times! Thank Jesus for nap time! I loved that she said … Continue reading Week 5 Day 1 (A day late)
Its Bow season in Colorado right now, so I definately have arrows in my house, literally. We have been to Bass Pro Shop about 30 times this month making sure my husband has arrows and all the supplies he needs for Elk hunting up in the mountains here. So at this point I get the … Continue reading Week 4 Day 4 Got Arrows?
The most important thing in any relationship is God and time. You have to grow those relationships just as you do with your children. Embrace the craziness, not controlled or patterned days. Matthew 6:34 Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious about itself. Sufficient for the day is its own … Continue reading Week 4 Day 1 I Love A being A Mom, But Being A Mom Makes Me Crazy
Week 3 Day 5 ARE YOU RUNNING ON EMPTY? I have never liked breakfast, growing up breakfast just never appealed to me. But once I had kids and they started waking up at 3:30am breakfast became a necessity. Much like our bodies need refueling, our spirits need refueling as well. I often find myself opening … Continue reading Week 3 Day 5 ARE YOU RUNNING ON EMPTY?
How often do you find yourself comparing yourself to others? This is so easy to do! It can be someone you see at a store with the perfect outfit. It could be the mom who has it all together and kids well dress that you hope you can be like one day. It can happen … Continue reading Week 3 Day 4 The Danger of Comparisons
We mentioned this in yesterday's lesson also in 1 Samuel 16:7. God looks at our hearts. As these ladies said "God sees right through the filters that cloud our vision of ourselves. He sees our struggle to be good enough instead He gently calls for us to focus our eyes on Him. God planned before … Continue reading Week 3 Day 2 What Does God See When He Looks at Me?
Week 3 Day 3 HOW DO WE GET OFF TRACK? I personally have struggled a lot with insecurity, and that is not an attribute that I want to pass along to my kids. So I loved the practical advice in todays lesson when she said “’Sometimes a bad thought will come knocking at your door, … Continue reading Week 3 Day 3
I 1 Samuel 16:7 (NIV) But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” Today's lesson is a great reminder that … Continue reading Week 3 Day 1 SHE SEEMS SO PERFECT
What good is our words and faith without action? As James 2:14-17 points out without actions our faith is dead.. That verse really put our fruit into perspective for me. We can talk all day long about doing something but sometimes we just don't really feel like going through with it. Right? Putting action to … Continue reading Week 2 Day 5 Fruit Laden