Despacito and the Child

Despacito was playing one day and I little girl was dancing along to it. I was enthralled by it all. The words were pretty catchy and the music has a cool rhythm to it. I Youtubed it and learned the song in an hour. It was fun twisting my tongue to some Spanish I knew nothing […]

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12 Days: Random Acts of Christmas Kindness for Families

The song “12 Days of Christmas” hit the radio airwaves the next day after Thanksgiving. My little ones and I have been singing that song around the house and in the car since that day. We make up our own silly lyrics but the one thing that does not change are the words “my true […]

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A Christmas Story: The White Envelope

As much as I want time to slow down, December is here and many families are starting the countdown until Christmas. I have so many favorite Christmas stories and some that left an impression in my heart over these years. Many stories have become special to me but there are a few that changed my perspective and […]

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The One Who Said Thank You

Hi friends, happy thanksgiving! When I think of a thanksgiving story in the Scriptures, the first thing that comes to mind is of the ten lepers who called on to Jesus. The whole narrative is found in Luke 17:11-19. The story of the Ten Lepers Healed is about mercy, faith, and healing but most of […]

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Blessings

My Reflections: This beautiful song “Blessings” by Laura Story tells of blessings that come in all forms. Disappointments, failures, frustrations are a part of life. Sometimes we refuse to look beyond those things because we feel our pain is too much. It takes courage and faith to do so. God knows we need it and […]

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Live, Love, Laugh

Live, Love, Laugh. It’s common to see this adage everywhere. It’s in a lot of signage. The thought is simple but it holds great meaning to me. It is a reminder. It is an optimistic answer when life throws some stressful days and sleepless nights. I have added my personal meaning to this expression. LIVE {simply}. Spend time […]

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Top 5 Songs of Thanks

Good, uplifting music is a powerful tool that can profoundly change our emotions from negative to positive, from regrets and guilt to one that promotes contentment and gratefulness. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in […]

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Science and Faith

We took the children on a fieldtrip to the Adventure Science Center in Nashville, TN a few days ago. The price was 50% off after 3:00 PM, so we took the kids there knowing that two hours of activity will tire them easily. We were able to watch the last show in the Sudekum Planetarium […]

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Thank You Lord For Your Blessings On Me

Reflection: This simple song brings a feeling of gratitude in my heart today. We may not have all the money in the world, the fanciest car in the neighborhood, the biggest house, the newest gadget, etc but when we start counting our blessings, we will find that God provides many of our needs and gives many blessings we […]

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Because of Who You Are

My Reflections: How fitting it is that the first thing we do in the morning is to praise our Creator! With all the abundance of things we thank God for, we should not forget to thank the One who is the great I AM. Who is He to you? Thank Him for who He is — […]

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