Tag: Growing in Faith

Ultimate Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals: Top Picks For The Christian Mom

Ultimate Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals: Top Picks For The Christian Mom

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Whether you’ve been patiently waiting for it, or you’re just checking in online to see how good the Black Friday through Cyber Monday Deals really are, you don’t have to wait any longer- yay! This Black […]

How to Show Gratitude by Using Your Words

How to Show Gratitude by Using Your Words

How to Show Gratitude by Using Your Words “One kind word can change someone’s entire day.”  – Anonymous So far we’ve talked about the spiritual, mental and physical benefits of cultivating a grateful heart as well as: 6 Ways To Cultivate A Grateful Heart Today!  How […]

How to Choose Gratitude Through Your Day

How to Choose Gratitude Through Your Day

How to Choose Gratitude Through Your Day Are you still unsure about the whole cultivating gratitude thing?  I understand it can be tough to wrap your brain around, especially if you are in a challenging season. It can seem almost impossible to choose gratitude through […]

How to Start Growing a Habit of Gratitude Right Now

How to Start Growing a Habit of Gratitude Right Now

How to Start Growing a Habit of Gratitude Right Now Once you are committed to creating a habit of thinking of what you’re grateful for each day, it’s time to consider making it a written activity! I know it can be intimidating for people who […]

6 Ways To Cultivate A Grateful Heart Today!

6 Ways To Cultivate A Grateful Heart Today!

6 Ways To Cultivate A Grateful Heart Today Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 If we are truly seeking to cultivate a grateful heart we need to begin the “practice of gratitude”. […]

How to Cultivate a Grateful Heart Gratitude Challenge

How to Cultivate a Grateful Heart Gratitude Challenge

How To Cultivate A Grateful Heart – A Gratitude Challenge Definition of gratitude: the state of being grateful: Thankfulness As I was having (yet another) discussion about patience with my 3-year-old the other day, things took an unsuspecting twist. Me: Baby girl, where is your patience […]

The 10 Best Christian Gift Ideas For Your Tween Girl

The 10 Best Christian Gift Ideas For Your Tween Girl

So you’ve got a special tween girl in your life too?? Awesome! Since you’re here I am betting you long to see her growing in her faith 🙂 Maybe you’ve noticed the things about her faith she’s processing on her own?  Or you hear the good […]

How to Cultivate a Thankful Heart – Gratitude Bible Study

How to Cultivate a Thankful Heart – Gratitude Bible Study

As the season changes, I find myself looking ahead to the upcoming Holidays. I’m looking at the good and…. um, the hectic. Before we hit it head on, I believe fall is a great time for a refocus. My heart has been prompted lately to […]

Intentional Bible Study for Overwhelmed Moms – FREE Monthly Printables!

Intentional Bible Study for Overwhelmed Moms – FREE Monthly Printables!

10 pm and the house was finally quiet. I ran through the checklist in my overwhelmed mind. I grasped at anything that would make me feel accomplished that day … What could I check off that would say all the busy was “worth it”? Could […]

37 Practical Ways to Reclaim Joy in Your Christian Marriage

37 Practical Ways to Reclaim Joy in Your Christian Marriage

“Well that didn’t go well” my oldest girl proclaimed. She was right. Sadly it was mostly Mom and Dad’s attitude that was at fault. After nearly 20 years of marriage, that night we still managed to create what we now call the “s’more fiasco”.  A […]

6 Ways to Help Godly Girls with Discouragement or Depression

6 Ways to Help Godly Girls with Discouragement or Depression

“Mom, I really am OK!” I heard my daughter respond once again to my questioning of how she was doing. It had been a rough spring. In Florida during what should have been a fun-filled Spring Break, we discovered she had broken her right foot. Her left had been […]

How to be Strong Enough to Stand for Purity in an Anything Goes Culture

How to be Strong Enough to Stand for Purity in an Anything Goes Culture

In four months my daughter will get married. Her journey through adolescence was similar to other girls. Somedays she had to endure ridicule and name calling for not giving in. And others days she was praised and applauded for saying no. When I told her […]

Raising Strong Girls: 88 Acts of Independence and Adventure

Raising Strong Girls: 88 Acts of Independence and Adventure

Recently, a friend told me I have six more summers with my daughter. Six. Six summers until we are outfitting my girl’s dorm room. Six summers until the world calls her an adult. Six summers until my girl no longer bounces around our house chomping […]

Raising Godly Girls: Do You See His Grace?

Raising Godly Girls: Do You See His Grace?

  This may be the most cliche thing I can say as a Mom, but I’m going to say it anyway. I wouldn’t trade one day of raising my teen girls for anything. I’ll take each mood swing, each time they talk back, each sweet […]

How an Eating Disorder and a Horse Named “Raven” Changed My Life

How an Eating Disorder and a Horse Named “Raven” Changed My Life

Part of a Father’s story while Raising Godly Girls… The horse named Raven is spectacular. A rather large girl, well over 1200 lbs. and covered in a shaggy long black winter coat of hair, tapering to huge hooves. She is a Percheron, complete with an […]

How to Teach Our Girls About Sex Without Shame or Fear

How to Teach Our Girls About Sex Without Shame or Fear

As a couples counselor, I regularly work with Christian women who are trying to serve God but are struggling in their marriages.  Of course, there are many reasons that people come to see me and every situation is unique.  It is quite common though, even […]

3 Ways to Support Our Godly Girls to Lead Well

3 Ways to Support Our Godly Girls to Lead Well

As a teacher, I spent a lot of time mentoring girls. In class, out of class, on the athletics field. I met and counseled hundreds of parents who were looking for ways to guide their daughters in today’s world. Moms and dads and me. We’d […]

9 Important Bible Verses For Girls About Self Worth

9 Important Bible Verses For Girls About Self Worth

  Is it hard to be a girl in today’s culture? Perhaps. With being a teen or tween, secular expectations on what to look like, what to wear, what to value and the rush to grow up is overwhelming. As a girl, tween or teen, […]

Raising Godly Girls: Help Bring Hope to the Hurting

Raising Godly Girls: Help Bring Hope to the Hurting

For the past few years, God has placed a burden on my heart for teens who are hurting. But it wasn’t until now that I’ve really wanted to do something about it and reach out to others. Through social media and online research, I’ve learned […]

Raising Godly Girls in a ‘Bachelorette’ Society

Raising Godly Girls in a ‘Bachelorette’ Society

As you strive to continue raising godly girls, I encourage you to teach them the difference between courting and dating. Though I believe the Lord had a plan for my life, I also believe that if I had truly understood the clear difference between the […]