Archives for January 2017

Cooking + Audiobooks = Unexpected Me Time {+ Recipe and a Giveaway}

*Note: This first appeared as an eblast. To read first and for more exclusive giveaways, be sure that you are subscribed to my mailing list!  One of my favorite things is cooking dinner. It’s a good thing that I like it because I cook for 11 people every night. I like to try new recipes, but I also have old favorites. It’s extremely satisfying to gather my whole family around the table every night and see my family members enjoying {Read More}

Seek the Things That Are Above | Colossians 3:1-2

Seek the things that are above | Colossians 3:1-2 If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. Heavenly Father, Please help me to seek the things that are above, and not the things of this world. Help me to remember daily that I have been raised with Christ, and my mind {Read More}

First Chapter Friday | The Memory Jar {+ Giveaway}

Join me every Friday where I’ll share chapter one from one of my books! There will also be a fun giveaway and some Instagram posts you can save and share! This week I’m sharing chapter one of the first book, The Memory Jar, in my Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors series! Don’t forget to enter to win a copy at the end of this post! Winner will be announced on next week’s post! Chapter One:  Two years later With one motion, {Read More}

Ask Tricia | Adoption

I get asked questions all the time. As a wife of twenty-six years, a mom of ten—seven having been adopted, a homeschooler and a writer of over 60 books people want to know how my life works. Here is one of those questions and my short answer. More to come in the coming weeks! My husband and I are considering adopting, we’d like to know which type of adoption have you liked the most? —Elaine Congratulations! Adoption is an amazing {Read More}

Four Ways to Thrive While Raising Difficult Children | by Sally Clarkson

The memory is singed into my mind, easily remembered though it happened so many years ago. Our family of five was moving from California to Texas, a process that would take eighteen hours of plane trips and car rides. For me, the prospect presented a formidable challenge. Finally, we made it to our destination in Dallas, looking forward to dinner at one of Clay’s favorite restaurants. Assuming there would be something to please every palate, he hoped it would be {Read More}

Walk in Truth | Psalm 86:11

Saturday Scripture Walk in Truth | Psalm 86:11 Teach me your way, O Lord, that I may walk in your truth; unite my heart to fear your name. Heavenly Father, Please teach me your way, and half my walk in your truth. I long for my heart to fear your name. Unite my heart, O Lord. Walk in God’s truth. Psalm 86:11. #SaturdayScripture @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Are you new here? You might want to subscribe to my email updates, {Read More}

Ask Tricia {+ giveaway winners announced}

I get asked questions all the time. As a wife of twenty-six years, a mom of ten, a homeschooler and a writer of over 60 books people want to know how my life works. Here is one of those questions and my short answer. More to come in the coming weeks! How do you and John nurture your marriage? —Jennifer We try to have a date night at least twice a month. We try to get away together every year. {Read More}

How is God at Work in Your Life?

How is God at Work in Your Life? I’ve been working through Experiencing God (again), and I find myself pondering Reality One: God is Always at Work Around You. This is summed up in John 5:17: But Jesus replied, “My Father is always working, and so am I.” The same God Christ knew as His Father, is our Heavenly Father today. God was working before He sent Christ to the world. He was working while Christ was in the world. And {Read More}

Chosen By God | Colossians 3:12 -14

  Saturday Scripture   Colossians 3:12-14 So, chosen by God for this new life of love, dress in the wardrobe God picked out for you: compassion, kindness, humility, quiet strength, discipline. Be even-tempered, content with second place, quick to forgive an offense. Forgive as quickly and completely as the Master forgave you. And regardless of what else you put on, wear love. It’s your basic, all-purpose garment. Never be without it.   Heavenly Father, Thank you for choosing me for {Read More}

Craving Connection! Let’s make 2017 about people {+giveaway!}

What are you most excited about in 2017? I’m SO excited about the people in my life, and there are a lot of them. In 2016 we finalized the adoption of our four girls. So now we have 10 kids, eight of them are at home. I’m currently homeschooling kids ages 6, 6, 9, 12, 13, 13 and 16. Wow! That’s a lot of people who need my attention. Yet even though these kids can be all consuming, I’ve learned {Read More}

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