i should really quit.

I don’t even know why I keep crocheting. I have thrown in the towel (hook?!) several times, vowing I was through. But then mid-October rolls around and I am helpless to stop the urge to put in just one more row before bedtime (that came and went an hour ago). And in my relationship – if it even…

easy essentials

In the last year our family has come to love using doTerra essential oils (I signed up through a friend to receive discounted oils). There are hundreds of ways to use essential oils for your health and home. I enjoy the wonderful smells so much and I am thankful for their cleansing and immune-boosting properties.…

How to Make ‘Bucha. ;-)

We love us some KOMBUCHA…otherwise known in our home as “bucha”…:) Kombucha is a super-delicious naturally effervescent (bubbly!) probiotic drink that has been around since ancient times. Basically, it’s a healthful fermented tea that you can make easily and affordably at home. It’s a living food loaded with enzymes, vitamins and probiotics. Since we don’t do a…

the solution to our struggles

Psalm 119 is one of my very favorite psalms. It is twice as long as any other psalm (the longest chapter in the Bible), and Matthew Henry says it “shines brightest in the constellation.” It is all about God’s Word and it’s central place in the author’s life. Over and over he talks about his…

“Don’t let your courage fail!”

 “But in their distress they turned to the Lord God of Israel, and they sought Him, and He let them find Him…But you, be strong and do not lose courage, for there is reward for your work.” 2 Chronicles 15:4,7 When Asa was King of Judah, he was in a massive struggle against godlessness. The…