Patiently Planting Seeds

As grandparents we can occasionally feel like relics, irrelevant in our busy grandchildren’s lives. However, our steadfastness and the security we provide just by being there is immeasurable. The seeds planted early on may lie dormant for a season, but will sustain life later. The self-confidence my Gramma instilled in me helped me survive some very difficult times in my life. My best friend and advocate, Gramma reflected the unconditional love of God in my life. With patience she welcomed {Read More}

About Kelly Stigliano

Kelly J. Stigliano has been a speaker and writer for over 25 years. She and her husband of over 30 years, Jerry, enjoy life in Orange Park, FL. To learn more, visit www.kellystigliano.com.

Help! My Husband is Gone all the Time!

On the first few days my husband was gone for business, the kids and I would do some fun things. We ate special meals. We watched fun movies. Sometimes I’d let the kids sleep in Papa’s spot in our bed. Then life returned to normal, and for a week or two everything would go smoothly. After a few weeks though, I’d be tired. The kids would miss their dad more–especially if he called and talked with them. Bedtimes became tear-fests, {Read More}

About Carla Anne Coroy

Carla Anne Coroy is a gifted storyteller and teacher with a contagious enthusiasm for life. Even the mucky parts. Her humorous and down-to-earth style quickly engages her audiences as she ignites God's hope in everyday situations. She speaks and conducts seminars on a variety of topics including parenting, marriage, organization, and biblical finances. Watch for her upcoming book for married moms who solo parent or check out her blog. Carla Anne is blessed to be homeschooling her kids. She and her husband of 15 years live in a quiet, rural neighborhood of Manitoba disturbed primarily by their four children, yappy poodle, and operatic budgie.

Patient…with You

Think back. Do you remember it? The day you received Jesus Christ into your heart as your Lord and Savior? What did you feel? · Relief? · Joy? · Excitement? How long did it take for you to make that choice for Jesus? Has it been years, months, weeks, or days since that date? Have you ever thought of how long God waited for you to make that choice for Him? We each owed God a tremendous debt–one we could {Read More}

About Daphne Tarango

Daphne Tarango is a freelance writer who comforts others with the comfort she has received from God. Daphne is a recovery speaker and writers’ group president. She has published numerous inspirational articles in print and online magazines. She has three stories in the inspirational collection, Women of the Secret Place, published by Ambassador International. Daphne is married to Luis and in the past year, has resigned from corporate life to take a position as a stay-at-home mom of three adopted children. To connect with Daphne, visit her blog: http://DaphneWrites.com.

Patience in Marriage

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23 I sent a survey out asking 50 wives which fruit of the Spirit they wanted to work on most in their marriage in 2013. 1. Love 2. Joy 3. Peace 4. Patience 5. Kindness 6. Goodness 7. Faithfulness 8. Gentleness 9. Self-control The top answer of 26 wives who responded was patience. While I won’t {Read More}

About Cheryl Moeller

Cheryl Moeller has been married to her best friend Bob for 30 years. They are the parents of six children, one son-in-law, and three lively dogs. She uses her over-the-counter-top stand up comedy at women's groups and retreats, prays like it's her full-time job, writes a syndicated humor column, blogs about life with lots of kids at www.momlaughs.blogspot.com, and authors books such as Keep Courting: 100 Ways to Keep Courting After Marriage (purchase on their website) and Marriage Miracle (Harvest House 2010). Bob and Cheryl's passion is to connect two hearts for a lifetime. They have co-founded For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries www.bobandcherylmoeller.com.

May the Lord Direct Your Hearts

March’s Rooted in Christ theme is Patience Reading God’s Story Schedule today, 3/13/13: Deuteronomy 20-23. Join hosts Page and Cindy on Facebook where we are discussing today’s reading. Everyone is invited to join by clicking the ‘Join Group’ button. We have 500+ women reading the Bible through together! Join us and invite your friends too! About Kellie RenfroeKellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

The Patience to Wait for the Vision

“Though it tarries, wait for it…” Habakkuh 2:3 “Patience is not the same as indifference; patience conveys the idea of someone who is tremendously strong and able to withstand all assaults. Having the vision of God is the source of patience because it gives us God’s true and proper inspiration. Moses endured, not because of his devotion to his principles of what was right, nor because of his sense of duty to God, but because he had a vision of {Read More}

Doing What I Want to Do

What if one day your child from the time they got up until they went to sleep acted the opposite of how they should. Some of you may be shaking your head and saying, “What if… girl that is my house some days.” How do you feel on those days? Do you go on the warpath? Do you take out the rod of discipline? Or do you run away and hide as soon as another responsible adult comes through 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.

Patience–Not in My DNA

“I could never homeschool! I don’t have the patience for that!” I don’t know how many times women have told me that. Every single time I hear those words I want to scream “What makes you think I have any more patience than you?!” When it comes to patience we often think of that quiet, serene, soft-spoken woman who doesn’t get riled up when the dog pukes on the couch. Who lets the harried shopper go ahead of her in {Read More}

About Carla Anne Coroy

Carla Anne Coroy is a gifted storyteller and teacher with a contagious enthusiasm for life. Even the mucky parts. Her humorous and down-to-earth style quickly engages her audiences as she ignites God's hope in everyday situations. She speaks and conducts seminars on a variety of topics including parenting, marriage, organization, and biblical finances. Watch for her upcoming book for married moms who solo parent or check out her blog. Carla Anne is blessed to be homeschooling her kids. She and her husband of 15 years live in a quiet, rural neighborhood of Manitoba disturbed primarily by their four children, yappy poodle, and operatic budgie.

When Patience Runs Thin

I didn’t notice the iron was set too high and burned a hole in my blouse. Impatient, I began ironing again instead of waiting for it to cool down. This time I left the scorched iron imprint on black dress pants. Next was the discovery of toothpaste, hair mousse, and hair spray swiped from my bathroom by teens. Let’s not even talk about the loud vocal search made for the missing hairbrush. Have those kind of days too? That was {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

March ~ Clothed in Patience

As a little girl I recall overhearing women at church talk about patience. Laughingly they would say, I know I need patience but I’m not praying for it because if I do the Lord will give me something to be patient about! Instead of avoiding patience like a stinky pair of shoes, according to Scripture we should be clothed in it daily.  “Therefore as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” {Read More}

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 27 years and have four children ranging in age from 12 to 22. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading and studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.