Increase Your Bloom Ability

Increase Your Bloom Ability: Day 4

Increase Your Bloom Ability: Day 4 Rarely does the Lord criticize us for being too aggressive in matters of faith. When do we find Him suggesting that our dreams, our requests, our deepest needs, our greatest desires, are out of His league? When does Scripture find God telling His people
Posted  on June 8, 2016 0
Increase Your Bloom Ability

Increase Your Bloom Ability: Day 3

Day Three Have you ever ordered something on-line expecting it to be one size only to be disheartened when it arrived? Or have you believed the marketers’ promises of special amazing features, only to get half of them functional? Has there been a time when you purchased something that looked
Posted  on June 2, 2016 0
Increase Your Bloom Ability

Increase Your Bloom Ability: Day 2

Day Two Show-stopping gorgeous will never be reality for my ugly bushes simply by hoping they will someday bear beautiful roses. It’s going to require time, energy, and nothing short of Divine intervention. Why would we think flourishing spiritually would be any different? We know from John 15:8 God’s desire
Posted  on May 31, 2016 2
Increase Your Bloom Ability

Increase Your Bloom-Ability: Day 1

  Increase Your Bloom-Ability Day 1 – Does God Want Me to Bloom? My house is entered by a long driveway lined with rose bushes. Well, they aren’t exactly bushes at all– more like sparse sticks with thorns and a few leaves. It’s not lovely or welcoming. But I envision
Posted  on May 24, 2016 2
Articles

Four Stellar Tips for Writing On-Line Reviews

  Four Stellar Tips for Writing On-Line Reviews From Guest Blogger, Anastasia Huffman of Hurried Patience  Welcome, Anastasia! She is a regular reviewer for books with Tyndale and a subscriber to She Yearns! I have invited her to give us her best advice for writing stellar on-line reviews because we are
Posted  on May 18, 2016 0
Mother's Day Tex Appeal
Lifestyle

Mother’s Day Feature

Mother’s Day Feature What a great honor it was to be the feature story in Tex Appeal for Mother’s Day!  It covers the Strange family in rouge and in action. Check it out for lots of photos and a few insights into how we keep it real… The Strange family
Posted  on May 4, 2016 0
The Fight For Radiance

The Fight for Radiance: Day 7

The Fight for Radiance Day 7: Choose to Rejoice in the Fight for Radiance Our radiance is of paramount importance because it displays to the world our joy in God. Let’s face it. Rejoicing is easy when everything goes well. But what about in a difficult season? Fighting for radiance
Posted  on March 10, 2016 0
The Fight For Radiance

The Fight for Radiance: Day 6

The Fight for Radiance Day 6: Be Productive in The Fight for Radiance   My daughter, Addison, loves to swim competitively. For reasons we don’t understand, she delights in the smell of chlorine, practicing laps for hours, and doesn’t mind wearing a swimsuit in public. Her whole body wiggles in
Posted  on March 8, 2016 0
The Fight For Radiance

The Fight for Radiance: Day 5

Day 5: Guard your life against Joy-Stealers in the Fight for Radiance You were running the race nobly. Who has interfered in (hindered and stopped you from) you heeding and following the Truth? (Galatians 5:7, AMP) Among my eight children, there is usually an “Instigator.” You know the type.  It’s the one
Posted  on March 2, 2016 0
The Fight For Radiance

The Fight for Radiance: Day 4

The Fight for Radiance Day 4: Radiance requires a fight What has happened to all of your joy? If you could have torn out your own eyes and given them to me, you would have. I can give witness to that. (Galations 4:15 NIRV) Have you even been in a
Posted  on March 1, 2016 0
The Fight For Radiance

The Fight for Radiance: Day 3

Day 3: God’s Desire for Joy in the Fight for Radiance   Although God is not as concerned about your physical beauty as you probably are—He is all about your radiance, reflecting your joy in Him. In fact, joy is such a consistent theme of Christianity, we find it across 40
Posted  on February 16, 2016 0
Capturing the hearts of boys
Lifestyle

Capturing the Hearts of My Boys Through Their Stomachs

Today’s Favorite Pin Friday is for anyone like me trying to find ways to create an emotional attachment with boys. I must admit, I started a little behind and under-prepared, but it’s not as complicated as the drama I’ve found in an seventh grade girl’s locker room. Capturing the hearts
Posted  on February 12, 2016 3