Because God Loves Me.


Philippians 1:6 NIV, “being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” Why?  Why would God complete a good work in you until Jesus comes again?  Because He loves you. 1 Peter 5:7 (AMPC): “Casting the whole of your care [all your anxieties,… Continue reading Because God Loves Me.

Lady Grumpypants!


Okay, I have borrowed the name from a friend of mine, who uses the Lady Grumpypants moniker for her own writing.  The reason why I am using it now is because that is exactly how I felt all weekend.  I was so bad that when Baby Girl pulled her earing skew and it started bleeding,… Continue reading Lady Grumpypants!

Living Life according to a Checklist….


There is a thought forming in my brain.  A thought that I am afraid may have a significant amount of truth to it.  But, let me give you some background – before Baby Girl‘s arrival, taking a time out used to be so easy for me.  In fact, I preferred it because I was too… Continue reading Living Life according to a Checklist….

One Foot Forward


If you have been reading either one of my blogs (Baby Mama’s Blog and Fragrance of Marriage) you will realise that I have four goals, prayers, desires in my life: Now, I have always had four prayers: That God would protect and nurture my marriage; That God would aid our financial situation and provide for… Continue reading One Foot Forward

Why I want to continue on my gratitude journey…


I’ve – several times – over the last couple of years have completed a number of gratitude challenges – the 21 day challenge, the 30 day challenge, the marriage challenge, all challenging us to think of new things to be grateful for.  But, I am realising two things: You can’t do a gratitude challenge for 21 days… Continue reading Why I want to continue on my gratitude journey…

Gratitude – Day 5


Yesterday, I made a decision to block hubby’s sister on Facebook.  I am tired of viewing this perfect life, and all these comments about the new favourite sister-in-law, when for 15 years she has treated me like dirt.  I don’t like what it is doing to me, or the person I am becoming. I wanted… Continue reading Gratitude – Day 5

Gratitude – Day 3


Whatever you keep doing becomes a habit. That’s why James says, ‘…do not complain…’ Author Jon Gordon says, ‘A complaining fast won’t just make everyone around you happier…you’ll experience more joy, peace, success and positive relationships.’ So instead of complaining when things go wrong: (1) Practice gratitude. Giving thanks for three blessings every day energizes you and… Continue reading Gratitude – Day 3