If the Shoe Fits, Buy It 2015! {giveaway}

January 23, 2015

Welcome! So glad you’re here. I’d love to have you join the community on my Facebook page and Instagram. Join in on the convo here by leaving a comment! Thanks for visiting! Pretend I served you chocolate or chai latte. Or both. May we grow in grace and truth together for all areas of our […]

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Roe v Wade and What That Means for People Created Like Tim {aka:Down Syndrome is a Death Sentence Thanks to Abortion}

January 22, 2015

Today marks forty-two years since Roe v Wade.   Forty-two years of permission to kill unborn children.  Unwanted by their mothers.  There have been over 57 million babies killed in America, including my first, since that landmark decision.  Did you know that it is estimated that 92% of women who receive a diagnosis of Down […]

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Are Our Worship Songs for Christ Alone? Or Could They Be Sung In a Hindu Temple?

January 14, 2015

A few years ago, I shared about one of my favorite movies, Lagaan.  I adore all things from India, especially the food.  I also like Bollywood (and Bollywood dancing, even if I stink at it), which is where Lagaan entered my life. There is one specific scene in Lagaan that stirs my heart every time, stirs […]

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Why I Like Being Homeschooled: Thoughts from Chloe, a 13 Year Old Girl

January 9, 2015

Starting a new series today.  I thought you might enjoy (and Lord knows I will) hearing from homeschooled kiddos instead of just this homeschooling mama. So, I’ve recruited… er, forced… nay, assigned essays… to six students.  You’ll get to hear the good, the bad, and the goofy straight from the good, the bad, and the […]

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The Terrible Title of Late Term Abortion Capital {aka: When I Saw Emily and 2 Women Like Her}

January 7, 2015

It all started with a Facebook status my one time hair dresser posted.  It hit me right in the heart.  And tugged at my spirit. I could not let it go. I threw on clothes, explained to the kids I had to go on errand, and jumped in the car.  My head was whirling. Thirty […]

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Younique Fiber Lash Mascara Giveaway! {many easy ways to enter!}

January 2, 2015

Alrighty, peeps!  I have $3,000 to raise for our adoption and my new business, Lashes Plus by Mindy,  is one way that I am doing it.  Did you know that I am now a Younique presenter?  {read this to find out why}  I am loving it.  Weird, but true. I love helping others enhance their […]

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We are Listed! Are YOU one of the 500?

December 31, 2014

Wahoo!!  We are officially listed as an adoptive family with our agency!  I am so stinkin’ excited!  Can you tell? After ten months on the waiting list, we got the go ahead to start our home study on November 29th. We completed it December 22nd.  Yup, that’s fast.  I was highly motivated and our case […]

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Free Six Month Bible Reading Plan: Join Me?

December 27, 2014

A blog reader shared my six month reading plan on her Facebook wall a week ago and I was like, “Well, duh. I should do that.”  Ha!  So… I am of course inviting you! Have you ever read through the entire Bible?  Would you trust me when I say you will see grace in every book? […]

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Mary’s Ninth Month Faith

December 25, 2014

A reader asked me to repost this from December of 2009.  I hope it blesses you. Today Christians around the world contemplate the reverence surrounding Christ’s birth. We tell the story of a virgin birth and a manger nursery. We share in the wonder of God in a baby. Tonight, though, I sit touched by […]

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Merry Christmas! 2 Corinthians 5:18-19

December 25, 2014

Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation, namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and He has committed to us the word of reconciliation.  2 Corinthians 5:18-19 I love this piece of […]

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