Archives for January 2016

Here I Am! | Revelation 3:20

Saturday Scripture Revelation 3:20 Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with me. Prayer Dear God It’s a new day with a fresh start! Thank you for this verse and reminding me that you are always pursuing me. Even the times I try to hide from you, you patiently wait for me to turn back to you. Strip {Read More}

Healthy Recipes & Tips for Teen Moms-to-Be

Healthy Recipes & Tips for Teen Moms-to-Be {by Marie Dittmer}   Nutrition is always important, but it is super important during pregnancy. How and what you eat and drink affects the outcome of your pregnancy and the health of both you and your baby. A nourishing diet that provides adequate calories, protein, vitamins, and minerals keeps mom and baby healthy, and helps baby grow and develop. If you’re a pregnant teenager, there are additional challenges. There’s the potential for premature {Read More}

How to Homeschool Multiple Ages

Q: My kids are ages four-and-a-half years old, two-and-a-half years, and ten-and-a-half months old. I am intimidated to homeschool them for some reason! You’ve been home-educating for a while now, I would love to glean from your knowledge and experience! Are there any tips or advice that you can offer me as I begin to teach multiple ages? A: When I first started homeschooling, my children were the same ages as your kids! I’ve been a homeschooling mom for more than {Read More}

I Will Not Fear | Psalm 118:5-6

Saturday Scripture Psalm 118:5-6 Out of my distress I called on the LORD; the LORD answered me and set me free. The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me? Prayer Heavenly Father, Thank you for the comforting reminder–you, the Lord of heaven and of earth, are on my side. How quick I am to doubt your providence and plan, even though you always answer my prayers and bring me through every trial. Take {Read More}

5 Ways to Show Your Children Grace by Gina Smith {Plus a Giveaway!}

“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness…” One of the most important lessons God has taught me in my 25 years of parenting, is the importance of being a living, example of grace to my children. As God has taught me about His grace, He has impressed on me that I need to show that same grace to my children. After receiving much encouragement from my friend, Tricia Goyer, to “just begin writing,” I {Read More}

Building Self-Esteem

The Lord your God in your midst, The Mighty One, will save; He will rejoice over you with gladness, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.” Zephaniah 3:17 (NKJV) Growing up I never felt beautiful. We didn’t have much money and all my clothes—except one new outfit every year—came from yard sales. A few times my mom tried to cut my hair herself and my long locks ended up at my ears, and {Read More}

By Faith | 2 Corinthians 5:6-7

Saturday Scripture 2 Corinthians 5:6-7 So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight Prayer Papa God, Thank you for your precious Word—your words of love, encouragement, wisdom, instruction, courage, and hope. Each morning, help me dedicate the day to you and trust your perfect plan. May I live each day guided by faith instead of fear, selfishness, or {Read More}

TOP 10 Blog Posts of 2015!

  7 Ways to Know God’s Call There is a myth today that says we must get our life organized and in order before we follow God’s call. Our kids must have adequate time with us. Our debt must be paid down. Our days must have space … and peace. After all, how can we do great things for God when we don’t even have time to spend ten minutes in prayer? How can we give from a empty well? {Read More}

Introducing the New Goyer Girls!

We are so blessed to officially have four more kids in our family. Making John and I the parents of 10 kids. Yes, 10 kids! You can read more about their adoption here. And now what everyone has been waiting for … photos! We also get a BONUS daughter, son-in-law and grandbaby! Our girls have an older sister. She is married to Regi and they have a sweet new baby girl.   We love these girls so much, and we {Read More}

Many Wonders | Psalm 40:5

Saturday Scripture Psalm 40:5 Many, Lord my God, are the wonders you have done, the things you planned for us. None can compare with you; were I to speak and tell of your deeds, they would be too many to declare. Prayer Dear God, Where do I even begin to describe your greatness? Thank you for the countless blessings you’ve given me in this life and the work you continue to do each day in me. May I always respond {Read More}

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