His Encouragement: Keep On the Sunny Side

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Yes, sometimes life is full of sorrows, dark and troubled times but there is a sunny side, too, if we look for it.

Let us always trust in our Savior and allow His love and the promises of His Word brighten our darkest days with hope for a brighter tomorrow.

His Encouragement: New Every Morning

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today’s Scripture The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;    his mercies never come to an end;they are new every morning;    great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23, ESV God’s love never ends. His mercies do not have an expiration date. Just like the newness that we often feel in the morning with the dawning of the sun, His

His Encouragement: Let Us Pray

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The book of James is an amazing book, packed full with practical teachings on Christian living. Some even refer to it as the Proverbs of the New Testament.

While it may not be as overtly theological – like Romans, for example – much of the writings are easily understood and so sensible that we can apply them to our lives immediately.

His Encouragement: Milk or Solid Food?

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Even though it seemed condescending to my younger self, I realize now that the words are not as harsh as I once thought. In fact, it is a pretty accurate depiction of us as we are growing in Christ.

Whether we are brand new to the faith or have been believers all our lives, the duration of our relationship with Christ does not really matter. What matters is the depth of our relationship.

His Encouragement: Rejoice and be glad

Reading Time: 3 minutes I sometimes wonder if God looks at us like I sometimes look at our toddlers: I love them so much but often shake my head at the things they do.

Yesterday and last night I was reminded that, while sometimes exhausting, these moments are fleeting. So I will strive to cherish everyone one… even the “bad” days.

Pumpkin at four days old. Read our birth story.

New Beginnings: Our Birth Story, Baby #3

Reading Time: 4 minutes Our third son, whom we are calling Pumpkin here on the blog, was born a little over a month ago on June 10, 2019 at 11:46pm. He was 6 lbs 15 oz and 19 1/4 inches long with a shocking amount of reddish hair. Our largest baby yet! For those interested, this is our birth

6 Tips for a tidy house with toddlers

Reading Time: 6 minutes We have three boys under the age of three. Our house is ground zero for “chaos”. But I’ve learned that you don’t have to give up on a tidy home just because your kids are small. Here are some tips for keeping a tidy house with toddlers.

His Encouragement: Knowing God

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today’s Scripture Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. 8Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 1 John 4:7-8, ESV Christianity can seem a bit complicated with the wide range of beliefs held by professed Christians, the diverse