My Morning Alarm

Waking up to music that inspires your soul can help set the right tone for the day. @ AVirtuousWoman.org

Music in the Morning I'm sure I'm not the only one who uses my iPhone for my alarm clock. Every morning I wake up to this song by Moriah Peters and it just sets my mood in the right place. Do you have a favorite song you wake up to in the morning? Waking up early is so helpful for moms who want to find time to spend with the Lord without distractions. Not only that, but you'll find your days are more efficient. But, if you want to have a great day, you have to have a great attitude! Mom's … [Read more...]

Time to Dust

It's time to dust off your Bible. Study God's Word! @ AVirtuousWoman.org #ATimeToClean

NEW! I wanted to let you know that the "This is My Life" Basic Planner is now available in print! The other versions of planners will be available in print soon. Also, the digital version of the All-In-One Bundle is still on sale. You can read more about my planners here. A Time to Clean: Day 17 You can read the rest of the posts in this series here.  My house is 65 years old and nowhere near air tight. I'm not really sure how they get in, but all I know is I have to frequently dust the … [Read more...]

A Place to Worship

A Place to Worship: Creating a special place in your home for worship. @ AVirtuousWoman.org #ATimeToClean

How was your day?  Mine was incredibly busy. I spent the morning out with my husband shopping for food to put in the food baskets we'll be giving away through our Appalachian Community Center. I took the kids out this weekend collecting donations of canned food for the baskets. And this evening we spent a few hours at the church putting the baskets together. Each family will get three bags of groceries! I'm exhausted.  I've also been very busy clearing clutter and getting … [Read more...]

A Fragrant Prayer

A Fragrant Prayer @ AVirtuousWoman.org #ATimeToClutter

I have to apologize for missing Friday. I was behind on my writing all week last week. When Friday came, I had planned to spend the afternoon writing, but then our old horse, Bandit came down with a case of colic and we ended up spending hours in the freezing cold walking him until around 10:30 pm that evening. He's doing much better now! A Time to Clean: Day 15 You can read the rest of the posts in this series here. So, how's your prayer life? I know. It's so easy to push prayer time to … [Read more...]

Unlovable

Shame is so powerful that it can drive you to believe that not only are you unworthy of being loved but that you have no control over your own life. That no matter what you do or how hard you try nothing will ever change. @ AVirtuousWoman.org #ATimeToClean

A Time to Clean: Day 6 You can read the rest of the posts in this series here. If you look up the definition of shame, you'll find these words: "a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior." But, shame is more than a feeling of guilt. It goes deeper than the idea that you've done something wrong. For the woman who bears a mark of shame, it's like the scarlet letter - an almost tangible feeling that she's not worthy of being … [Read more...]