Showing 20 Result(s)

Participate, Don’t Anticipate!

“If you must look back, do so forgivingly. If you must look forward, do so prayerfully. However, the wisest thing you can do is to be present in the present. Gratefully.”  ~ Maya Angelou As human beings, we all tend to forget about the present moment, because we are too busy trying to control everything. …

Pumpkin Torte Cake

We all love fall and we love all things PUMPKIN! So this is a recipe a friend gave to me many years ago, and it’s easy and delicious. PUMPKIN TORTE CAKE1 can pumpkin                                                                1 can evaporated milk4 eggs1 cup sugar¾ tsp Pumpkin Spice  1-1/2 tsp cinnamon                                                        1 cup walnuts                                                  1 box yellow cake mix1 stick …

What Are You Hiding?

Most of us have “stuff” in our past that we keep tucked away, because we are afraid of what others will think of us. We create different masks for different situations in order to hide things from people that we don’t want them to know about us. Why do we do this? For protection. For …

Summer is Over!

With the end of summer, comes the start of the school year. For most families, that means juggling work and school with sports and cheer and scouts and church, dental appointments and music lessons, along with all the extra-curricular activities that come with raising a family and maintaining a job. Gosh, I’m already tired after …

Follow Your Dreams

As humans, we all have dreams. We dream of all the things we want to accomplish; we dream about the men we will marry and the perfect lives we’ll build together. The perfect house, the perfect kids, the perfect dog, the perfect job … and on and on. And we have a nagging dream of …

Anatomy of a Stronghold

According to the dictionary, a stronghold is defined as a well-fortified place or fortress. It is also defined as a place of survival or refuge. It can also be defined as a hide-out or a prison. Think about that for a moment, ladies. For most of us, our strongholds tend to be those things that …

Be Present, Be Involved

As women, we go through many seasons in our life journey. We are wives, mothers, teachers, nurses, doctors, lawyers, entertainers, politicians. Whatever we are, we are all important. We are all charged with becoming life givers and not just life takers. I remember an instance a few years back as I sat in line at …

Pure of Heart

In Matthew 5:8 it says “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.” But let’s be honest right now. As human beings, we do not always live up to that standard. I certainly don’t. Through everyday life, we often find it simpler to be judgmental of others rather than to be right. …

What Are You Craving?

We all know women who are fanatical runners or joggers. We know ladies who are dedicated to working out every single day. Zumba class, Pilates, jazzercise, yoga! Some of them eat organic, some are vegetarian, vegans or they are on forever diets. Fad diets, Atkins, South beach, Keto, Weight Watchers, Mediterranean Diets, Paleo Diets! These …