So many people don’t know the joy of a father that delights in them. One who thinks highly of them and speaks well of them. God does this for His children! He delights in us! We tend to look for affirmation in people and people are not always capable of seeing  the value in another […]


The greatest woman I have ever know was born on August 5, my grandmother. When asked what her name was she always said, “Mrs. B.D. Smith,” but she was so much more than just my grandfather’s wife. She was the greatest mother that ever breathed. Mothering just came natural to her. She mothered everyone that […]


If you are part of God’s family, through the acceptance of the sacrifice of Jesus, He has established a Covenant of Peace with you! No matter what you are facing you can live in and under that constant covering of peace. Worry and fear will try to shake you and get you to dwell outside […]

Bacon, Jalapeno, Ranch Dip

  This is an easy cold dip recipe I recently got from my friend. It has been a huge hit with my son, who is a fairly picky eater. This recipe is great to prepare for u-nexpected guests, pool parties, potlucks, etc.   It literally  can be put together in 5 minutes! Enjoy! 1 – […]

“Tattoos of Love”

Proverbs 22:1-3 New International Version (NIV) 22 A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. 2 Rich and poor have this in common: The Lord is the Maker of them all. 3 The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and […]

Courting “Duggar Style?”

  Dear Aunt B: What do you think of  Jim Bob & Michelle Duggar’s rules of courting on   “19 Kids & Counting” and how do your children feel about it?”Just Curious in Oklahoma” Dear “Just Curious in Oklahoma”: I actually love the Duggars and their show “19 Kids & Counting.” I personally think you should […]


Today has been a very long, eventful, exhausting day. I can’t stand it when something is going on with my kids and there is nothing I can physically do to help. My son had surgery to remove his wisdom teeth today. Although I know that thousands of kids get put to sleep and have this […]