I don’t have children, but I see kids almost every day. I get to look into parenting from the outside, which allows me to see things differently from how the parents see them. I’ve realized that something parents forget to do is talk to their kids.
Parents have a million and one things on their plates. Even parents who truly prioritize their children sometimes forget to just sit and talk to and listen to their kids. Continue reading
I’ve been listening to Chip Ingram’s sermons lately. They’re awesome! (I highly recommend downloading the Chip Ingram app.)
The other day, I heard a sermon on slandering and gossiping about people. Chip said that you slander someone any time you talk about him and the person you’re talking to thinks less of him after your conversation than before it. Continue reading
I’ve been struggling for a while with my attitude toward certain people. I haven’t felt like helping people who aren’t trying to get out of their situations on their own. Which was probably a result of the work that I do as a home visitor, but it also made my job more difficult. I wasn’t putting all of my effort in for my clients when I didn’t feel like they were thankful and they weren’t helping themselves. Continue reading
I work with people, so naturally, I hear a lot about relationships. I hear about relationships in all aspects of my life, really. So, I’ve made a list of some things to avoid in relationships based on what I’ve seen in the people around me (it’s always easier to see problems and solutions in someone else’s life!)
So, here we go. Here are some mistakes to avoid making in your romantic relationships. Continue reading
“I don’t regret the things I did wrong. I regret the good things I did for the wrong people.”
I saw this quote on Facebook the other day. It made me so sad!
First of all, society tells us that we should have no regrets in life. That’s ridiculous. Continue reading
“How dare you think that your sin is greater than the blood of Christ.”
Sometimes, we feel like there’s no way that God could forgive us for what we’ve done. Continue reading
“Falling for him wasn’t falling at all. It was walking into a house and suddenly knowing you’re home.” -R.I.D.
I read this quote and it perfectly described what meeting my husband was like.
It also made me think…
Meeting the right person doesn’t mean that there have to be fireworks (even though there may be). Continue reading