Keeping Our Peace with Difficult People

Therefore, my brothers and sisters, you whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, dear friends! I plead with Euodia and I plead with Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord. Yes, and I ask you, my true companion, help these women since they have contended at my side in the cause of the gospel, along with Clement and the rest of my co-workers, whose names are {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

What Will I Leave in My Wake?

As I sit here, there are watercraft running up and down the lake before me.  Each boat or jet ski that passes creates a wake behind it.  That wake becomes a small wave the originates from one small place, but casts its impact all the way to the waters edge some hundreds of yards away.  Everything in the path of that wake moves on top of the water because of the impact of the wave. I can’t help but wonder what kind {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

Healing from Mean Girl Pain

“Sticks and stone may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” Were you taught that as a child? I know I was.  The well-meaning adult who taught it to me was sincere in trying to help me see that words can’t physically bring pain. She was wrong about the pain that words can inflict. Words linger in our minds long after the person is gone, and the enemy replays them often. Someone can compliment you over and over, but {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

How to Deal with Mean Girls

How do you deal with mean girls? If you watch popular television shows today, you would think the correct answer would be get her before she gets you, be meaner than them, be smarter, quicker, more powerful or have more money. A quick wit and fierce tongue may seem to be a fix but may lead to violence. If fighting back like the world says is not the answer, what is? Before you hear the Sunday School answer and say {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

Are You A Mean Girl?

I posted a question on social media asking for help writing this article on Mean Girls and, within an hour, I had over 35 comments not to mention the likes that came as a part of each comment. Mean girls have existed since man’s time on earth began because sin entered the world.  Along with sin came selfishness, jealousy, revenge, pain and just plain hurt. The rapid response to my questions made me keenly aware that there are many hurting {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

I Can Learn to Pray by Holly Hawkins Shivers

* Affiliate links included. “Now I lay me down to sleep…”  Do you remember the rote prayer we learned as children?  Or maybe you taught your children, “God is great, God is good. Let us thank Him for our food.”  There is nothing wrong with teaching a child those simple prayers, but as our children get older we want to teach them how to talk to God about their everyday problems and give Him thanksgiving for the things He is {Read More}

Beating the Winter Blues with a Party

* Affiliate links included. Are you tired of singing the blues?  I don’t mean really out loud singing, I am talking more about being a little blue and discouraged from the winter.  So many people get a little discouraged when there are no leaves on the trees and limited sunshine–the winter blues.  If you are singing the blues, I believe God has some encouragement for you today. Nehemiah 8:9-12 is where we find God’s people singing the blues. They had come {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

Taking the Stress Out of Thanksgiving

Are you stressing out thinking about Thanksgiving being just around the corner?  Are you a perfectionistic person and want everything to be so “right” that you are wearing your family out?  Are you a young mom just trying to survive the upcoming holiday with some sanity left?  If you fit into any of these categories, this article is for you. As you begin your preparations for Thanksgiving grab a piece of paper and answer a few questions: * What are {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

Healing Your Church Hurt

* Affiliate links included. “After everything that happened I could never go back.”  That sentence appears on the back cover of Stephen Mansfield’s book, Healing Your Church Hurt: What To Do When You Still Love God But Have Been Wounded by His People. He looks at why people are leaving the church by the droves and many are saying just that.  They have been hurt by well- meaning church going people.  Words play over and over in their head and the {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

How to Actively Wait on God

Actively waiting. Those two words do not seem to go together.  Either you are active or you wait, but how do you do them both at the same time? Over the last few weeks and months God has had my family in a waiting pattern.  Our life was turned upside down when my husband’s job situation changed.  Everything that has been our familiar patterns of life have been changed.  As we have prayed and sought the Lord the only answer {Read More}

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.