Create in Me a Clean Heart

Create in me a clean heart... God will heal your brokenness! @ AVirtuousWoman.org #ATimeToClean

A Time to Clean: Day 14 You can read the rest of the posts in this series here. We've covered a lot of ground over the last fourteen days. As promised, A Time to Clean is a time to tear open your hearts and expose the emotional issues that keep us chained to the clutter in our hearts and homes. I know God has been at work! God can and will heal you of any past hurt. He can and will heal you from the darkness of shame and despair. He can and will heal your heart and make you whole. But … [Read more...]

Less Really is More

Having less stuff means having more time for life. @ AVirtuousWoman.org #ATimeToClean #declutter

  A Time to Clean: Day 13 You can read the rest of the posts in this series here. "I wish I'd had more had more stuff, more things, and more money," said no one ever as they breathed their last breath. No, most people thinking back on their life will have wished they'd spent more moments living life to the fullest and loving their family more. So much time is spent buying, organizing, cleaning, moving, carrying stuff. Things. Material possessions that have no eternal value. What do … [Read more...]

About Self-Discipline

Self-disciple means doing what you know needs to be done even when you don't feel like it. {A Time to Clean: 30 Day Challenge} @ AVirtuousWoman.org

A Time to Clean: Day 12 You can read the rest of the posts in this series here. It's easy when you feel overwhelmed to just ignore the problem - indefinitely. You walk into a room and the piles of clutter just seem too great. Or you open that closet door and you shudder at the thought of cleaning out the junk - even though you can barely push the door shut. It's easy to close the door {even figuratively speaking} and simply walk away and do something more pleasant. But, does that really … [Read more...]

On Feeling Defensive

On Feeling Defensive and how expectations can ruin your life... @ AVirtuousWoman.org #ATimeToClean

A Time to Clean: Day 11 You can read the rest of the posts in this series here. Some days are just hard.  Like that statement came as a surprise! It's true. Life can be overwhelmingly hard sometimes. You have those days when just nothing goes right. You don't sleep well. Your husband hurts your feelings and an argument ensues. Your kids don't want to do their chores or their homework. You burn supper. And the dirty dishes seemed to grow on their own in the sink. And to top it all off, the … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Kids Table Ideas

Thanksgiving Kids Table Ideas .... decorations, crafts, activities, snacks & more! @ AVirtuousWoman.org

Tomorrow {Monday} we'll be jumping right back into our 30 Day Challenge: A Time to Clean. I hope you'll join me! The Thanksgiving Kids Table Every year I decorate a table with fun treats and activities for all of the kids who come to thanksgiving and they look forward to it so much! We have a large family and there's always a big passel of kids in my house for Thanksgiving Dinner. Kids often get bored waiting for the food to cook while all the grownups sit around and talk {or stand in the … [Read more...]