As much as I try to focus on the lovely for my family's sake, sometimes a terrible event takes place in a community close to home. Today, there was a police shooting near my sleepy hometown. Not a male, but a female police officer was shot and killed. She left behind a husband and a… Continue reading Allowing Men to be Protectors
My girls and I had been super excited to watch the new live action rendition of Beauty and the Beast in theaters. I'm not sure if we are going to see it or not, but that's really not either here nor there. That's not what this post is about. As Christians, we often want to… Continue reading Lest We Cause Others to Stumble…Lessons Learned from Beauty and the Beast
There are so many current events which have the possibility to impact Christianity going on around us right now, y'all. I'm so thankful that the Lord is sovereign over all things. This is such a huge relief! While I rest in this truth, I would like to share a few thoughts about the dreaded Christian boycott. … Continue reading How Should We Respond to Christian Boycotts?
I really don't even know where to begin. This morning, as I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed, I came across the news that President Obama is "strongly urging" all public schools to implement transgender bathroom and locker room policies, or they risk losing federal funding. I've literally had tears well up over this, and… Continue reading The Time To Take a Closer Look At Our Public Schools is Now
This week politics have been in the headlines, namely since Ted Cruz has suspended his presidential campaign. I'll be honest, I have been suspicious of Mr. Cruz from the beginning. Not that I think we have any good options, but I believe Ted did the best job of looking Christian, while trying to lie and cheat… Continue reading How a Christian Mom Can Help Shape Our Nation
I smile as I rub the small of my one-year-old daughter's back, feeling the gentle rise and fall of her deep breaths. It had been such a long day, as we battled her discomfort while a cold attempted to take hold inside of her tiny body. But tonight, she slept. She was safe in my arms, her… Continue reading Safe in His Arms (A Christian Response to The Syrian Refugee Crisis)
When the 50 Shades of Grey book was released some time ago, many of my professing Christian friends sang it's praises. I actually was defriended on Facebook by several people because I called it pornography. Well, it looks like the movie release is now imminent, and I really feel the need to speak out against… Continue reading Christian Women and 50 Shades of Grey
Within the past six months, two homeschool leaders have either admitted to, or have been accused of some sort of sexual immorality. Doug Phillips of Vision Forum has admitted to his actions, and Bill Gothard of ATI/IBLP has been accused, and has since stepped down from his company. While a lot of folks seem fairly… Continue reading When Homeschool Leaders Fall