When Someone Buys Your Groceries…

It’s been a pretty typical Monday here (read: the morning has been chaotic!) But as I was vacuuming the living room, the Lord brought to my remembrance a time when we were struggling financially.

I remember being in the grocery store, having a very limited amount of money I could spend on food. I had to pick and choose what was the most important items for us until the next payday. I was walking in and out of the isles and I remember seeing some familiar faces, a family from our church. Continue reading

Lessons From a Tooth

If you have been following me on Facebook or Instagram, you know that we have suffered some traumatic experiences with my oldest daughter. Two months ago, on a rainy day, we decided to take our family to an indoor family fun center. It ended with an emergency dentist visit. It has been a long 2 months, to say the least. Continue reading

The Best Use of The Time….

Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.”

Ephesians 5.15-17

These verses have been pressing in on my heart lately in a specific way. The phrase ‘making the best use of the time’ reverberates within my soul. I often wondered if I logged my day, hour by hour, how much time I waste on things that don’t matter. Continue reading

Just Say No

Kids-in-Mind movie review has put out their review on ’50 Shades of Grey’ this morning. How do I know? I have the app and it notifies me when a new review comes out. As a side note, I really love using this app. It tells you everything that goes on in the movie in the categories of sex, language, and violence. This is what it says for the synopsis of the movie:

An obsessive billionaire (Jamie Dornan) teaches a naïve college senior (Dakota Johnson) about sadomasochism and demands a behavioral contract that rules out love and romance. The couple examines their own needs and desires within a tenuous relationship, among pressures from family and friends.

(Read more: http://www.kids-in-mind.com/#ixzz3RcoY396D) Continue reading

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