Intentional Happiness by Karol Ladd

2017-07-17T02:51:19+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Karol Ladd|

When’s the last time you had a good hearty belly laugh? Been a while? Proverbs reminds us that “laughter is good medicine,” but sometimes we need to be intentional about creating opportunities for laughter within the busyness of life. One single mom I know recommends scheduling regular “Fun Nights” for the family, so everyone has [...]

Releasing Your Ex to God by Laura Polk

2017-05-31T14:50:30+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Laura Polk|

I couldn’t believe what I was doing. I sat in court for what had to be the thirtieth time in the previous three-and-a-half years. The battle had been long, and exhausting, and the most harrowing experience of my life. I felt defeated, and unheard, and pushed aside by a system that seemed to cater to [...]

Too Busy for Fellowship by Jenny Reese Clark

2017-07-24T16:09:18+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Jenny Reese Clark|

I could hear the urgency in her voice long before she made it up the apartment steps. With every forward step, came another request, complaint, need or want from the two children circling anxiously around her. Having noticed the new welcome mat across the hall nearly two weeks ago, I too was eager for her [...]

Adult Peer Pressure by Jill Savage

2017-07-03T17:56:10+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Jill Savage|

After spending a year writing our Living With Less So Your Family Has More book, my husband and I really began to think about the reality of adult peer pressure. The words “peer pressure” usually refer to the pressure to conform that teenagers experience. But if we’re honest, peer pressure doesn’t stop after the teen [...]