This past week has been quite tiresome, my children were hit once again with a stomach virus. My days and nights consisted of attending to each child (mind you they had the sickness right after  another) while managing the home, homeschooling, dinner and being helpful to my husband. Indeed, this is a labor love. At one point, I was crying to the Lord over the washer noise for help and the grace to make it through the day. I am currently in my third trimester and more exhausted than usual. But, even, in the middle of my hard week I...

Praying for others is a significant part of our Christian journey.  Prayer is how we communicate with God and how we petition the Lord on the behalf of others. This is actually called intercession.  To intercede simply means to intervene on behalf of another. When we take the time to approach God for the sake of someone else, we develop a more meaningful prayer life. Our prayers should not merely be about our own desires, but should also include the concerns of others. How do you create a personal prayer list? I first learned...

Laundry is a big deal in our home, and I will assume it is in yours as well.  Having a family of five. which includes three little ones, means that there is always a pile of clothes that need my attention. On average, I counted that I need to do at least 7 loads of laundry (including linens and towels) a week.  If I missed one of the loads eventually there is bound to be an underwear, t-shirt or sock crisis.  And believe me I have had enough of those “crises,” to come up with a plan to (most of time, I am not perfect) avoid...

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