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Gentleness In Marriage

There I stood so angry while putting away clean dishes that I lost control of how harshly I was stacking the plates.  My husband had just seen a side of me…

Sanctification – Why the Bad Stuff Happens

Awhile back I struggled hard with that old question “why do bad things happen to good people.”  I felt like the rug had been pulled out from underneath…

Are Blessings Really Blessings at All?

As I was writing about pride and humility, I had a statement in it that got me thinking about blessings.  I wrote “Why would God care about someone…

Humility and Pride

I’ve thought a tremendous amount about pride for over a year.  I thought about it when I posted my before and after picture from hitchfit. I thought about…

Is This the Same Jamie?

Over 10 years ago, I was in a pretty bad place in life.  Life wasn’t living up to my expectations and I wasn’t handling it well at all….

Living My Imperfect Life Perfectly

Yesterday morning was a sweet one, although I didn’t recognize it at the time.  There I was in the peacefulness of our bed, ALONE, reading the Bible.  In…

Strong Women – Revisited

Recently I asked my FBLand ladies to give me one word to describe herself.  I was pleasantly surprised at the answers I received.  The majority of them I…

To Everything There is a Season

I’m warming the bench right now and there are parts of it that I actually really like. I’m a cheerleader at heart, I guess.  One would think that someone…

Being There for Loved Ones

Something that I wrote often about over at “Mommy, Go Fast!” was the topic of love.  It has taken me having some life trials in my adult years to feel…