Live Life Well: Encouragement for the Journey

Live Life WellMy dear friend Jessica from Overwhelmed to Fulfilled and I would like to welcome you to, Live Life Well: Encouragement for the Journey.  Where each week you can come and check out multiple links  to wonderful posts full of encouragement for busy women from all walks of life. We pray that this is a blessing to you

 

Shepherding our Children

Yesterday we took the time to reflect on our many blessings. My children are at the very top of that list along with God and my faith and my amazing husband. Once you have children you are then accountable to the Father for how you raise His children. Because they are His, not ours. We have an amazing and wonderful blessing to live with and care for His children. But we also have a huge responsibility to raise them up in the way that they should go. To impart to them the wisdom that God has granted each of us. To shepherd them.
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Is the Thankfulness of Thanksgiving Gone?

I am taking a moment to breathe, sip my warm coffee, and have a heart of thankfulness, before the crazy hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving starts. In a few minutes I am going to be rushing, trying to get food cooked and people ready, but right now…I just want to sit and thank God for the blessings that he has giving me this year.

So as I sit on the deck of our unfinished cabin, I am very aware of how unbelievably blessed we are. God has worked so many wonderful miracles in my life and I am beyond thankful. As we celebrate the holiday of Thanksgiving today, most of us will reflect on our blessings and thank God for them. My prayer is that we will do that each day of the next year.

 

 

 

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Live Life Well: Encouragement for the Journey

My dear friend Jessica from Overwhelmed to Fulfilled and I would like to welcome you to, Live Life Well: Encouragement for the Journey.  Where each week you can come and check out multiple links  to wonderful posts full of encouragement for busy women from all walks of life. We pray that this is a blessing to you

 

 Do you get overwhelmed during the holiday season?

Every year I say I am not going to do this. Every year I want to focus on peace and Jesus. The things that really matter. But somewhere between the baking and decorating and presents I wind up overwhelmed stressed and short with those I love. And with my good intentions to make everyone’s holiday great, I missed the mark on the peace and Jesus. Continue reading

Live Life Well Link Party: Encouragement for the Journey

Are you overwhelmed by your to-do list and the expectations of day-to-day life as a wife, mother, and Christian?

I am right there with you!

For me, as a wife, mother of three boys, and homeschooler of my youngest, life can be hard. There are so many days when I feel completely defeated.

I love it when I can find encouragement from other moms who are in my same place in life, or have been there and are now through it. What wonderful words of wisdom they can give us!

 

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Accepting God’s Abundant Love for You: Find the Truth

Your heavenly Father loves you with a perfect and beautiful love. And because He knows absolutely everything about you, there is nothing you can hide from Him. And He also desires for you to understand His abundant love for you. Are you accepting God’s abundant love?

How to Find God’s Truth

There are two main reasons that we will need truth to start accepting God’s abundant love for us. First, we need the truth so we can know how adored we are by our heavenly Father and second, we need the truth to fight the lies of the enemy.

During my years as a child I remember my mother asking me what in the world was wrong with me. She did not understand me, really, which just made it all so much worse. I later learned that I was battling with depression. And for way too many years, as a result of not know how to handle it, the depression just got worse and worse. During this time I thought that there was something wrong with me, that I was broken somehow.

While studying psychology during college I learned that what was wrong with me was not my fault. I was not broken, but completely fixable! Understandably, it was a huge relief for me to have this information. Over the years I have tried many different routes to “cure” my depression, but the thing that has helped me the most, is truth.

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