8 Special Gifts of Family Dinners


“Every family needs to eat together . . . especially OURS,” my grandmother used to say. And so every week our family gathered around her table, including 2nd cousins once-removed, great-great-aunts and some we weren't sure about, so we just called them "next of kin." All were welcome. None left hungry.  Grandmother loved serving carbs: mashed potatoes, [...]

8 Special Gifts of Family Dinners2021-12-07T06:49:36-06:00

A Thank You Note to God at Thanksgiving


Have you ever written a thank you note to God? I haven’t. After all the gifts He’s given me, I ought to know better.Mama taught me to write thank you notes whenever I received a gift. (After all, that's what Southern mamas are supposed to do). She put floral stationery and stamps in my desk because [...]

A Thank You Note to God at Thanksgiving2021-12-05T11:12:56-06:00

5 Things Moms (like me) Shouldn’t Say


Ever blurt out something in front of your kids that you know deep down moms really shouldn't say? Yep, me too. While I try not to use foul or abusive language, sometimes my words can be a bit careless . . . or honestly, downright negative. Maybe you can relate. The Bible tells us to guard [...]

5 Things Moms (like me) Shouldn’t Say2021-12-01T08:25:08-06:00
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