How to Find Peace During the Holiday Chaos

By , Contributing Writer| December 8th, 2019|

For most people, the holidays are a time of fun, family, and food. Yet for many, it can also bring added stress with the hustle and bustle of the to-do lists, shopping, preparing food, and navigating family waters. Finding peace in already hectic schedules and the demands of our world can be difficult. Jesus knew [...]

Three Tips for Creating Positive Connections With Adult Children

By , Contributing Writer| September 17th, 2019|

When I was pregnant with my oldest son, I remember many well-meaning people telling me two things: You have 18 years to teach, guide, and develop this baby into a young man. The next 18 years will fly by, so make the most of every day. The time did fly by, and 18 years is [...]

Four Family Easter Activities That Can Become Traditions

By , Contributing Writer| March 21st, 2019|

Easter is a time to celebrate Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection. It is the event that seals our destiny in heaven and helps us experience unbelievable grace and love on earth. We celebrate this holiday in spring as a time of renewal in our lives as the time rolls forward giving us more daylight hours [...]

How to Set Goals for the New Year

By , Contributing Writer| January 11th, 2019|

With the end of the holiday season and a new year upon us, we look forward with anticipation and expectation to all that awaits us in 2019. I tend to take on too many tasks and set my sights on the “big “things I want to accomplish. Two years ago, we helped our oldest son [...]

Five Ways to Count Our Blessings

By , Contributing Writer| November 21st, 2018|

Navigating upcoming elections, hearing disturbing news stories, and handling life’s challenges can be a lot to take in at this time of year as we gear up for the holiday season. It kicks off with Halloween and ends with New Year’s Day as we begin 2019. In the middle sits Thanksgiving, a day where we [...]