Showing posts from September, 2012

Marriage As My first Ministry: Following God's Divine Order

It's so easy as wives to forget that our biggest ministry is our husbands!

I've gathered this information from a wonderful Biblical Submission Study of Proverbs 31

Following God's Divine Order: A wife's Biblical submission is vital to the family unit and a wife's effectiveness in her role as help-meet to her husband, therefore we will follow God's divine order of things (1 Corinthians 14:40): GOD FIRST: Matthew 6:33 and 10:37-39Luke 14:33Mark 12:30-31Proverbs 31:30Psalm 88:13Psalm 1:1-3SPOUSE SECOND: Genesis 2:18-203:16Ephesians 5:22-241 Corinthians 11:3,8-91 Timothy 2:133:4-5Titus 2:3-5CHILDREN THIRD: Psalm 78:3-5Titus 2:4Deuteronomy 6:7Proverbs 10:1;Proverbs 13:24Proverbs 19:18Proverbs 29:17Malachi 2:15Hebrews 12:8HOMEMAKING FOURTH:Proverbs 31:10-31Titus 2:3-5"MINISTRY" FIFTH: Volunteering (at church and children's school), work, others (extended family, church family, friends) and hobbies: 1 T…

Girl behind the blog: Your influence

Meet me! The Girl Behind The Blog!!! :) 

(Scripture reference is from Philippians 1... not 2 forgive me! )

The Prompt Time limit: Vlogs should be 2-3 minutes long Introduce yourself and your blog Who or what has influenced the way you think and who you are or changed the way you think/are?  How do you hope to influence people through your blog?  Is there another area in your life where you have influence? How do you plan to use your influence in this area?

Gift of the Red Bird

Many of you that know me, know that I am totally intrigued and blessed by red birds (some may know them as cardinals :))! I've had different responses from close friends and family members that know of my joyful feeling towards these beautiful birds; some think it's so sweet & see the significance, while others just think it's plain DORKY.

I believe God speaks to me through red birds.

Want to know why?

I will tell you :)

One day about 5 years ago, right after I truly gave my life to the Lord, I was sitting depressed in my apartment bedroom. I was looking out my window, wondering why I felt so lost when I had just made the biggest decision of my life- Giving my life to Jesus! I felt alone because I let go a lot of  friends that were not wanting to go on the same path as me. I felt sad because I didn't know how to walk with God and I was scared of what it all would look like.

I remember saying sincerely..."God, there is no purpose for me..." I quickly look …