My friend has a favorite saying: Do small things with great love. We can’t all do everything, but we can all do something. Even tired and busy mamas of babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. This morning I got together with a few other moms to do something a little special for folks in a local retirement […]Read More reverse trick-or-treating
Hangers everywhere, shirts strewn about, overflowing drawers. Our closets can be scary places. I need to be honest here: I have too many clothes. The worst part is that I have a constant desire to have more. So how can I enjoy having a fun wardrobe while living a Kingdom-mindset? Tonight, I participated in a clothing […]Read More having a kingdom closet
Happy Sunday! I made a little 5×7 printable tonight inspired by Romans 12:10. Click here to download it. I think we could all use a reminder to love each other, don’t you? Read more in this series. [If you’d like to subscribe by e-mail, enter your e-mail address in the space in the sidebar!]Read More sunday scripture: a free printable
When all else fails, take a picture that captures just how crazy your family is. That’s a saying, right? I read a lot articles online today that made me sad. Stories about our media’s toxic disregard of women. Stories about the cycle of foster care neglect. Stories about how invasive and addicting pornography is to […]Read More the cure to the brokenness
(This is a story of ordinary people doing extraordinary things for the Kingdom of God. We’re so blessed to call Ashley, the writer of this guest post, and her husband Joe some of the best friends we’ve ever had. We love them and after you read their story of living the Kingdom at home, you’ll […]Read More the sweetness of the kingdom: houseparenting in hershey
This post about living simply was written by our good friend Derek. The way he lives his life inspires and encourages us to take steps toward simplifying and living more relationally. In a time when Christian leaders are building multi-million dollar, 16,000 square-foot mansions, Derek’s words + actions point to Jesus and spur us on to […]Read More simplifying our addiction to stuff
If you’ve ever done a drop-by at our house, you know that there’s sure to be toys scattered on the floor, dishes piled in the sink and probably one child without pants on. And I think I’m okay with that. Because I can go downstairs to the playroom and be served plastic potatoes from my […]Read More quiet down, cobwebs & dust go to sleep. i'm rocking my baby & babies don't keep.