Home: Life’s Art Studio by PeggySue Wells

2016-10-17T16:10:54+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Peggy Sue Wells|

“What did she use this time?” The kind man who cleans my white carpets squats down to inspect the splashed rainbow. “Acrylic and oils.” I show him the finished masterpiece displayed on the easel above the carpet’s danger zone. He nods appreciatively, and from his arsenal of stain removers, sprays over the area what I [...]

Day One by Jennifer Finnegan Pool

2016-10-17T16:10:54+00:00 February 22nd, 2016|Jennifer Finnegan Pool|

Hanging up the phone that afternoon, my body sunk to the floor and my mind spun. Did he really say he was leaving me? Numbly, I stood and stared at our one and three year olds playing on the floor.  “Hold it together, don’t break down, put on a smile.” I could hear myself begging [...]

Parenting on Purpose by Carol McColl

2016-10-17T16:10:54+00:00 February 15th, 2016|Carol Flock McColl|

Many people embark on the daunting task of parenting without considering this fundamental question:  What is your goal in parenting? I’ve heard a variety of answers to this question; they all seem to boil down to one ultimate answer: to raise children to become “responsible” adults. Think of “responsible” as “response-able”-- “able to respond well” [...]

Valentine’s Day and The Single Mom

2016-10-17T16:10:54+00:00 February 11th, 2016|life of a single mom, the life of a single mom ministries, TLSM|

Valentine’s Day candy and decorations are everywhere! People are beginning to ask, “What do YOU have planned for Valentine’s Day?” For the single mom who may feel disheartened by that question or…. the candy…. balloons….romantic movies….. jewelry commercials…. we want to give you a few ways to enjoy Valentine’s. Please don’t be distracted this week. [...]

Giving by Steve Repak

2016-10-17T16:10:54+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Steve Repak|

2 Corinthians 9:7 NLT  You must each decide in your heart how much to give.  And don’t give reluctantly or in response to pressure. “For God loves a person who gives cheerfully.” You may be thinking that Steve is supposed to be writing about saving money, getting out of debt, or any number of topics [...]