How to Acknowledge Accomplishments and Adjust Your Attitude

One Saturday a few weeks ago, I found myself in need of a major attitude adjustment. My Bad Attitude When we moved into our new-to-us home in West Virginia this summer, we noticed the beauty of the mature trees on the property. My excitement built when temperatures cooled and the leaves began taking on the […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday Gold

Word Nerd Wednesday – Gold

For this week and the next two, my dear friend and fellow Army Veteran, Ann Marie, tackles three words common to Christmas, beginning with Gold for this edition of Word Nerd Wednesday. ********* Gold Gold (Hebrew; zahab, n.): nugget of pure gold; from the root ‘to shimmer and shine’. Also, (Hebrew; paz, n.): purest gold; […]

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When Marriage Gets Messy Wrap Up & Resources

When Marriage Gets Messy – Wrap Up & Resources

WOW! God has really been stretching and growing me as I’ve been writing about when marriage gets messy over the last 12 weeks. And now here we are at our Wrap Up & Resources post. What a journey this has been. I have been praying for your marriage and have been so blessed by new […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday - Hyssop

Word Nerd Wednesday – Hyssop

I’m thrilled to have collaborated with my friend AdeleAlys for this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday to talk about the significance of Hyssop in the Bible. ********* Hyssop hys·sop ˈhisəp noun: hyssop; plural noun: hyssops 1.a small bushy aromatic plant of the mint family, the bitter minty leaves of which are used in cooking […]

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When Marriage Gets Messy God is Uninvited

When Marriage Gets Messy – God is Uninvited

The #1 most referenced reason Marriage Gets Messy: God is Uninvited. I thought this was going to be a no brainer of an answer. I expected “good Christians,” the ones who follow Jesus and imitate Him, would be best at marriage. You know, since God is love (1 John 4:8) and we love because He […]

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Word Nerd Wednesday Anoint

Word Nerd Wednesday – Anoint

My dear friend Kim Power joins us to talk about the word anoint for this week’s edition of Word Nerd Wednesday. ********* a·noint  /əˈnoint/verbsmear or rub with oil, typically as part of a religious ceremony. synonyms: consecrate, bless, ordain “…you anoint my head with oil, my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy will follow me all the […]

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