A few years ago, we had a lot of debt. To be honest, I don’t even know how much. I didn’t want to total it all up and see the depressing figure. We’d been struggling to pay this mess off for years, and I was sick of it. We were hopeless, drowning, and held back from our dreams. Read: My… Read More
The Word of God is Our Foundation
If you ask children in Bible class a question, they'll usually shout out "God! Jesus! The Bible!" hoping to land on the right answer in one of those options.
In school, when you know the answer, you raise your hand. I know The Answer and when I praise Him, I raise both my hands!
These are my posts about faith and Bible devotions.
Our family is held together by mutual love for God and obedience to His Spirit. In posts about Parenting, Marriage, and family, you'll see aspects of our faith lived out.
Here at Gathering Joy, I’m passionate about helping moms get organized and make the most of their time so they can accomplish all they want to do and make memories with thier families. One thing I know for sure: a home runs better when the husband and wife have a strong marriage. And marital bliss doesn’t just happen. You have… Read More
Let’s talk about pets, Baby! Let’s talk about it, you and me. Let’s talk about all the good things and the bad things that could be. Let’s talk about… Pets. (I’ve dated myself with that reference. If you don’t get it, you’re too young or too old for me to explain it.) But, really, let’s talk about pets… Kids and… Read More
Sometimes, I catch myself feeling like I’m about to become something or someone. “I’ll get it together, soon,” I tell myself. Seems like no matter how far I come, I’m always working on getting better. There’s some benefit to that. We need growth and development. Learning and being molded and perfected by God is an ongoing process. But if we… Read More
Debt keeps you from living. I realized this one dark night, far from home. It was about 1:00am, and I lay on a bed in a hotel room in Las Vegas, sobbing my eyes out. My husband, next to me, had tried to console me, but he didn’t understand the depth of my pain. See, it was the fall of… Read More
My Lord and Heavenly Father, Have I the privilege of coming in to your presence today? It seems so long since I have sat with you and savored your presence and hear your words. Lord, I believe in the sacrifice which cleanses me and allows me to escape the reality of my unworthiness and be seen in your site as… Read More