There’s No Excuse for Unkind Words

When I’m exhausted or in pain, my tolerance for anything disruptive tends to be very low. I find myself apologizing to my husband for being grouchy and snippy. I hide in my bedroom to get away from my family. I just want to avoid all interaction until I feel myself again.   As my mother… Continue reading There’s No Excuse for Unkind Words

Memorize & Meditate: John 13:14, 15, 17

At times, it can be difficult to be patient in meeting the needs of my family when I have my own deadlines and tasks to deal with. Today, however, I was reminded that being a servant to those we love is part of the joy of being a Christian. If I then, your Lord and… Continue reading Memorize & Meditate: John 13:14, 15, 17

Small Kindnesses

At my house this week, it seemed as if we were all ships passing in the night. My husband worked his days off from the firehouse at a seasonal job. I spent far more time than usual online, researching various household problems, making our massive monthly grocery list and paying bills. My daughter dealt with… Continue reading Small Kindnesses