First Day of Fall

We love to celebrate the first day of fall by making pumpkin pies, drinking warm drinks, and decorating our front door with pumpkins, flowers, and wreaths. I think this is the fourth year we’ve done this! My friend Natalie absolutely…

A Glimmer of The Gospel in Genesis 3

Genesis might be my favorite book of the Bible right now. The first several chapters are loaded with mind-blowing and significant glimpses of grace for disobedient people. God’s kindness toward sinners is unparalleled by anything in this world. If we…

The Beginnings of Fall With FabKids

When I found out that Owen was a boy, I was so excited that Elias would have a brother. I love that my boys each have a buddy, and a best friend who is always there. After the ultrasound that…

31 Fall Date Night Ideas

I am passionate about marriage, and I love seeing couples create a rich history together. I think a lot of that happens when couples continueto date each other long after the wedding day. There is something about creating shared experiences…

Women’s Devotional Bible Review

 One afternoon I tucked the kids into their beds for a little nap and pulled out my new ESV Women’s Devotional Bible. Sipping on my afternoon coffee, I read all of the major passages of Scripture that addressed women. This…

A Good Leader

Earlier this week while the kids were sleeping, I sat in my living room enjoying some coffee. Reading a book for my class I stumbled across a quote on servant-leadership and it inspired these thoughts…   1. Leadership is about…

Eleanor’s New Workout

Get excited everybody! Today Eleanor is sharing her new favorite workout with you. All you’ll need is all the enthusiasm you can muster. To complete the Eleanor workout: 1) Drop into the push up position. 2) Concentrate and then Starfish….

Rid Of My Disgrace

I wish there were no need for books like Rid of My Disgrace. I wish there were no such thing as sexual assault. But the ugly truth is that sexual assault does exist, and it is way too common. Statistics show…

Life Lately According To My iPhone

We have had a busy fun-filled week. To start we celebrated Mark’s birthday. After he got off work we headed out for a date night. We went and saw The Giver. Lois Lowry is one of my favorite authors and…

Mommy Wars | The Fight For Life

Sometimes I’d rather chew my arm off than have to read another article on the “Mommy Wars.”  After pages of hype and countless opinions on parenting methods, I am tired of the controversy. But as I continue to encounter these discussions, I have to ask myself,…

The Meadow

The rain kissed leaves smiled under the sun as rays of light peaked through the trees. Dew from the previous night’s rain slid off knobby branches as the woods awoke and stretched toward the climbing sun for warmth. An open…

Equal Yet Different

Gender issues and sexual identity are becoming one of the biggest controversies of our day. Fast food restaurants like Chick-Fil-A and Burger King are now identified by their stance on these issues. Women are fighting to be equal with men. Marriages are…

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