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I had the opportunity to witness the most incredible sight at our church yesterday.  Our church has had a 4 week sermon series on baptism called "Immersed".  In this series the pastors discussed the in's and out's of baptism.  First step that was discussed was making a commitment to Christ, … [Read more...]

don’t drink the water…

Well... happy Friday!!!!   With Joy's post on "Baby Wise",  it had me thinking...  NO, not about having another one!  But I was flooded with some really great itty bitty baby moments.  If you live in my neck of the woods, DO NOT DRINK THE WATER!  I repeat, DO NOT DRINK THE WATER!  There are … [Read more...]

Stain Fights!


I don't know about you guys, but I am constantly removing stains from my children's clothing (and husband sometimes too ;-) ).   I thought I'd share with you all some of my secret weapons in stain fighting.  There are 5 things that I always keep handy in my laundry room for stain removal.  Here … [Read more...]

Are You Baby Wise?


 This book was one of my most cherished items when I was in baby world.  If you are a new mom or a mom to be,  then it’s a must have (in my opinion)!  You may not agree with everything it says, but the structured routine and schedule it helps set for your baby is AWESOME!  A sweet friend of … [Read more...]

Mission Mondays: Samaritan woman & Ananias


Where should I start?   So much going on in my head and in my heart as I study and think about the woman at the well.  Have you ever read the story?  Just to refresh your memory, Jesus was wandering along a road in Sychar, a town in Samaria.  The disciples were off getting some food, when Jesus … [Read more...]

“Team Traditions”… they made the paper!

What a weekend!  So, I should probably begin with the beginning...  I was raised in the woods, the edge of dove fields, covered in camo, grinning ear to ear, learning of God's handiwork beside my mother and daddy.  Hunting has always been a part of my life and my daddy always made sure that … [Read more...]

Canning Tomatoes


It's coming to the end of the growing season here in Louisville and I have an abundance of tomatoes.  Because of the deer that have taken a liking to my back yard I am unable to have a garden like Natalie.  So instead I plant my tomatoes in a pot and place them on my deck.I have to say, this … [Read more...]

HELP! Please help us bring Leanne Houston home!

So...  Mission Monday turned into TARDY Tuesday!   A lot has unfolded in the last 24 hours and hoping you all can help us out a bit.  I had a post for our Mission Monday and was eager and excited to share with you what all God had laid upon my heart.  BUT, something of greater importance has … [Read more...]



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When Natalie and I decided to start this segment of our blog titled "Mission Mondays" the ideas began pouring out of us.  Ways to give, charities to support, teaching our children, and lending a helping hand.   What I didn't expect was the effect to trickle down to my kids.  Today I thought I'd … [Read more...]