20% off $20!

It's that time of year again... my birthday is rapidly approaching. So in honor of getting closer to 30 than 20, I'm reminiscing my earlier 20s and honoring my slipping closer toward middle age (seriously, 30 is middle age,not 50... who expects to live to 100??) with a sale on our Etsy shop! Spend $20, … Continue reading 20% off $20!

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Sex without Responsibility

Let's be clear right up front. New York's "Reproductive Health Act" is straight out of Hell itself. There is nothing worth celebration when it comes to the murder of babies. That's what abortion is; call it what you want- termination of pregnancy, reproductive rights, the right to choose- it's murder. Plain and simple. For starters, … Continue reading Sex without Responsibility

Letting Go of Perfectionism

I am realizing more and more my issues with control...đŸ˜¬ Kids have a way of reflecting your poorest qualities back at you. I believe God designed them this way as a means of conviction to bring parents to greater sanctification. Or maybe He just finds it entertaining; I don't know. My husband was at a … Continue reading Letting Go of Perfectionism

Shaggy Maple Update

So upon a lot of contemplation, I both created and deleted a SMH Facebook account. I can't bring myself to go through with it; I hate what social media has become. I hate spending time that should be spent studying God's Word, or working on the property, or telling stories of rich family history or … Continue reading Shaggy Maple Update

Drawn to Christ and His Word

I grew up in and around the Church. As a young child, I was taught the books of the Bible, I knew about God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. I was aware of "spiritual vocabulary"; words like sin, sacrifice, faith, Calvary (not cavalry- it's a pet peeve of mine when those two words are confused.) … Continue reading Drawn to Christ and His Word

Faith in Difficult Circumstances

I had some blood work done recently. It was prompted by the random seizure in November and a series of autoimmune flares apart from my usual food allergen triggers. Of course, I always jump to the worst case scenario. It's my way of bracing for bad news and making any surprises good ones. But, my … Continue reading Faith in Difficult Circumstances

Prayer Notebook Digital Download

Hey All! I put together a digital download of my Prayer Notebook & resources. This bundle includes a nice cover page to insert into a 3 ring binder, Prayer guide (customizable), Scriptures to pray sheet (for writing down specific passages to pray), Prayer requests & Answered Prayers log, as well as a list of my … Continue reading Prayer Notebook Digital Download

Spring Garden 2019

I'm so cold right now, I can't even stand it. I take solace in planning the spring gardens. I think this is really going to be a good year for us. Granted, I think that every year, but I'm not going to let that dampen my optimism. I have really enjoyed the "zone gardening" planning … Continue reading Spring Garden 2019