Food for the Soul

Mustard Seed Faith

My family and I are on our first family vacation since my fifth blessing was born over three years ago. My parents gave us a gift at a resort in Northern Michigan. Our family of eight are comfortably enjoying our cozy little space. 🙂 We did our grocery shopping for the week and we are… Continue reading Mustard Seed Faith

Essential Oils, Food for the Soul

JI Missions Support in Guatemala

I am so excited to share with you what is in the works as of this morning. I have been in communication with Hank and Marcia who are missionaries in Guatemala. Through their Blessings and Mercy Ministry, they are serving the Children of Guatemala, yearning to see a change in the lives of Guatemala's next… Continue reading JI Missions Support in Guatemala

Food for the Soul

Constipated Christians?

"Constipated Christian" is the term Pastor Ryan used in his sermon Sunday morning where we visited his beautiful family in Tomahawk, WI over Labor Day weekend. At first I chuckled at the term because it sounded kind of funny. After all, constipation isn't something people strike up a conversation about, or preach about from the pulpit,… Continue reading Constipated Christians?

Food for the Soul

CheerFULL Giving

Giving is such a blessing. The person who receives the gift is blessed and the person who gives the gift is blessed. It is a win-win! But many times gifts may not be shared with a cheerful heart. For some, giving becomes a bitter sacrifice. And even though the person on the receiving end may… Continue reading CheerFULL Giving

family, Food for the Soul

One of THOSE Weeks…

"I wish you didn't have to travel again" I said to my husband as he packed his bags for a business trip. I knew the week ahead would be challenging as I prepared myself for the multiple events I would have to attend with six kids in tow. I took a deep breath and prayed… Continue reading One of THOSE Weeks…