Faith, Motherhood

Parenting Advice from the Scriptures: Example Teaches Louder Than Words

Years ago, when we brought our first baby home from the hospital, my mother-in-law gave me What to Expect: The First Year saying it was the closest thing to a parenting handbook. It is true, these little ones don’t come with a book of instructions, but with the touch of a few keys, we can… Read More Parenting Advice from the Scriptures: Example Teaches Louder Than Words

Book Reviews, Faith

Let God Love You: Deepening Your Relationship With God

My curiosity piqued when I saw the book Let God Love You: Why We Don’t; How We Can by Wendy Ulrich while browsing a Deseret Book flyer in 2016. I put the book on my Amazon Wish List and, honestly, forgot about it.

When I got the book in my Christmas box from my mom, my interest was re-kindled and I was excited to dig in. However, the book sat on my shelf for months before I finally cracked it open. Once I did, I was kicking myself for not having started it sooner.… Read More Let God Love You: Deepening Your Relationship With God

Faith

Seeing the Blessing in the Trial

We were without AC on our 2nd floor and the temperature was the hottest it’d been all spring. It had been a gorgeous day, but I dreaded how hot it’d be when we got home from our errands and fun and tried to settle down to sleep.

Soon after settling the girls down in their beds on the stifling 80°-second floor, with fans going and even a makeshift AC in Addie’s room, a thunderstorm struck.… Read More Seeing the Blessing in the Trial