Sisterhood

Embracing Embarrassment

By Andrea Parsley | Mar 23, 2017

I personally believe that potty training a child is one of the hardest things we do as mothers. It tests our patience and perseverance. It challenges our time management and planning skills. It can also result in some of the most disgusting clean ups and embarrassing moments. I remember when I was in the midst…

Wear Your Own Shoes

By Abriel Arnel | Mar 20, 2017

There is nothing more rewarding than finding a pair of shoes that fit you perfectly! It’s almost as if those shoes were made and put on the shelf just for you. On the other hand, there is nothing more disappointing than when the shoes just don’t fit.   There is a saying I have heard…

Matthew 2:11

By Tara Baldwin | Mar 16, 2017

Matthew 2:11 …When they had opened their treasures, they presented to Him gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh and bowed down and worshipped Him… In our family, I tend to be somewhat infamous for my Christmas wrapping. I take great pride in selecting just the right paper, ribbons, bows, name tags and any other decorative…

SISTERHOOD – One of Life’s Necessities

By Debbie Luffman | Mar 13, 2017

Do you have one? Or two or three? Or a group of them? If you don’t you should. I mean there is no reason not to have some cause they are everywhere and they need you as much as you need them. Sisters, we all need sisters. There is this space in us that only…

Stay Sharp!

By Bethany Kush | Mar 9, 2017

“You use steel to sharpen steel, and one friend sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17 In God’s word, we’ve been given some valuable guiding principles for just about every area of our lives…even friendship! This verse in Proverbs tells us that good friends are meant to “sharpen” each other. When I picture “steel sharpening steel” I imagine the…

Awkward Races and Unexpected Places, Part 3

By Julie Mullins | Mar 6, 2017

“So Naomi returned from Moab, accompanied by her daughter-in-law Ruth, the young Moabite woman. They arrived in Bethlehem in late spring; at the beginning of the barley harvest…So she went out, entered a field and began to glean behind the harvesters. As it turned out, she [Ruth] was working in a field belonging to Boaz,…

Awkward Races, Disrupted Paces, Part 2

By Julie Mullins | Mar 2, 2017

“Don’t call me Naomi,” she told them. “Call me Mara, because the Almighty has made my life very bitter. I went away full, but the Lord has brought me back empty. Why call me Naomi? The Lord has afflicted me; the Almighty has brought misfortune upon me.” Ruth 1:20-21 Many times awkward starting lines will launch…

Awkward Races, Part 1

By Julie Mullins | Mar 1, 2017

“In the days when the judges ruled, there was a famine in the land. So a man from Bethlehem in Judah, together with his wife and two sons, went to live for a while in the country of Moab. The man’s name was Elimelek, his wife’s name was Naomi, and the names of his two…

A Picture of Confidence

By Julie Mullins | Feb 26, 2017

“WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?” – That is the question that was asked of my friend Addie, (who happened to be in the fourth grade at the time) and there was no hesitation in her undaunted response. “Well, it’s tough to know what I will be, since I have SO…