Isaiah 43:1 {Rest}

"Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine." Isaiah 43:1 @ AVirtuousWoman.org

Isaiah 43:1 "Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine." Isaiah 43:1 My whole life I struggled to fit in. In fact, I can hardly remember a time in my life when I felt like I didn't belong. I didn't fit in. It began in grade school. I was the kid everyone picked on. I had very few friends as child and even fewer as a teenager. If it could go wrong it did. As a girl I was lonely. I felt ugly. I didn't feel lovable. And it seemed the world agreed with … [Read more...]

Proverbs 31:26 {Rest}

She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. Proverbs 31:26 @ AVirtuousWoman.org

Proverbs 31:26 "She opens her mouth with wisdom and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue." Proverbs 31:26 I love this verse. It's such a great reminder to us that we need to watch what we say! The words we say and how we say those things can have a lasting impact on our marriage and our children. Harsh words, critical tone of voice, impatience, sarcasm, gossip, complaining, grumbling, yelling... there are so many ways we can hurt others with our words. Today be mindful of the … [Read more...]

Being Prepared: Where to Begin

Do you feel overwhelmed trying to figure out what to do first? Learn how to get started preparing your home and family for emergencies! @ AVirtuousWoman.org

Family Emergency Preparedness You can read all of the posts in the Family Emergency Preparedness series here. My husband and I have been having serious discussions lately about what's going on in the world. He called me this morning as he was driving through Asheville, NC and said he saw billboards all over with something like {not an exact quote} Are you Prepared? It's Coming. I think it was a survival company, maybe, advertising. People are nervous. Between ISIS, Ebola, Russia and the … [Read more...]