Valentine Desserts to Say ‘I Love You’

We are bracing here in the South tonight for another onslaught of snow and ice. Valentine’s Day is Friday which means it will be a family dinner at home this year–hopefully with power. If you’re looking for some simple, economical  Valentine desserts to say ‘I love you’ this year, I have a few to share from Mentoring Moment’s archives. What are you planning for Valentine’s Day this year? Oreo Balls Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies Mama’s Chocolate Chess Pie Pecan {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.

Lasting Valentines

Grandparents make a huge impact on their grandchildren’s lives. Although all my grandparents lived on another continent and I never met them, they passed on a godly heritage through their faith and prayers. In turn, I want to pass on a Christian heritage to my grandchildren and future generations I will never meet. One way to bless your grandchildren is to give them a Valentine’s Day gift of prayer. That simply means you spend extra time praying for them. You {Read More}

About Lydia Harris

Lydia E. Harris is happily married to Milt, her sweetheart for 48 years. She has two married children, five grandkids, and is the author of a Bible study, "Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting" (AMG Publishers, 2010 release). She's also a tea enthusiast and writes the column "A Cup of Tea with Lydia."

Love

I once was looking for love and I could not find it. It eluded me for many years. That which I believed to be love was only a vanishing mist over the waters of fantasy; the deep waters of fantasy. I dared to dip my toe past the mist into the cool wetness of liquid reality. Refreshing as it was, still it was not truth. I once was looking for love. “I’ve been calling out to you,” said Love, “You {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.

Red Velvet Chocolate Chip Cookies

A while back, I was sitting in one of my classes, Spiritual Formation to be exact, where we were all sharing special traditions. One lady explained how her mother would make cookies every Sunday afternoon to put in her children’s lunches all week. I was fascinated, what a glorious tradition! The Horner Homemaking House, where I live and work at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, has a ministry of offering beverages and cookies to guests who arrive to fix appliances, make {Read More}

About Emily Beth Davidson

Emily Davidson is a country girl from Mississippi in the big city of Fort Worth, Texas and loving life! Married in August 2014 to the man God hand-picked for her, she spends her days working in a corporate office, trying out new Paleo recipes, decorating and rearranging her 650 square foot apartment, Instagramming and completing her seminary degree at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She and her Texan-husband spend Friday nights watching Redbox movies and Saturday’s antiquing. Follow her on Instagram @mrs.emilydavidson.

A Valentine for Jesus

Dear Jesus, You sent me a valentine written in crimson blood. It says, “I have loved you with an everlasting love” (Jeremiah 31:3). And You’ve also said that nothing can separate me from Your love (Romans 8:38-39). This year I want to give You a valentine from my heart. What kind would You like? Would one of these hearts delight You? A faithful, undivided heart that puts You first each day (Matthew 6:33). A true heart that loves You with {Read More}

About Lydia Harris

Lydia E. Harris is happily married to Milt, her sweetheart for 48 years. She has two married children, five grandkids, and is the author of a Bible study, "Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting" (AMG Publishers, 2010 release). She's also a tea enthusiast and writes the column "A Cup of Tea with Lydia."

Valentine’s Game: Getting to Know You

Every month we meet with five other couples for supper in one another’s homes.  This Supper Club has been meeting together for years, and we know one another quite well.  Or do we? My husband and I host the Supper Club every year in February, and we enjoy preparing a Valentine’s quiz for our friends each year.  The laughter—and even tears—around the table have drawn us closer as friends. Husband and wife each answer the questions on their own, and then {Read More}

About Molly Evert

Writer Molly Evert is a wife and homeschooling mom to 6 kids, who range in age from 2 to 18. She runs an educational website, My Audio School (http://www.myaudioschool.com), providing access to the best in children's audio literature. She also blogs at CounterCultural Mom (http://www.counterculturalmom.com) and CounterCultural School (http://www.counterculturalschool.com).

Valentine’s Craft: Card Cans

Valentine’s Day is one of those school days that lends itself to many special memories.  Who doesn’t remember decorating that white sack in anticipation for all the valentines our classmates would pour into it.  This year, make Valentine’s Day extra special with an easy to make card holder.   Simply ask your local school lunchroom to save large vegetable cans.  On a day when they serve soup, they will probably have all that you need.  Wash these out and let them {Read More}

Week of Love

Embrace Kiss Hug Touch Swoon Smile Remember Dream Admire Treasure Love About Jan NellisJan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God’s plan for {Read More}

About Jan Nellis

Jan Nellis is a happily married mom of five children, three of whom are still at home. She spends her free time rediscovering the lost domestic arts with an emphasis on health issues. An avid quilter, crocheter, hand-spinner and cook, her desire is to rekindle the ways of her grandmothers, blessing her friends and family. She has spoken at women’s groups on forgiveness, following God's plan for your life and the joys of living with God. She currently blogs at www.atinylittleripple.blogspot.com.

Love & Respect in Marriage

Love and Respect for a Lifetime, Gift Edition Love and Respect for a Lifetime by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs (Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2010) As the title of this small gift book hints at, and the front cover of the book plainly states, author and founder of Love and Respect marriage conferences, Dr. Emerson Eggerichs’ emphasis is on a verifiable difference between women and men: “Women absolutely need love. Men absolutely need respect. It’s as simple and as complicated as that…. The {Read More}

About Vicki Huffman

Writer / Editorial Board. Vicki Huffman's latest book is Still Looking: Finding the Peace of God in Job Loss, a book to help those going through the emotional and spiritual upheaval of job loss or underemployment. Her other Christian books are: A Secret Hope (novel), Plus Living: Looking for Joy in All the Right Places, and The Best of Times, all available in print and e-book on amazon.com. She has been an editor for several Christian publishing houses and enjoys teaching the Bible.

Valentine’s Party Newlywed Game

After dinner, hand each guest a pen and a copy of this Newlywed Game quiz.  Each person will fill out the quiz privately, without consulting with his or her spouse. Everyone answers each question in the Turnabout and History sections.  Husbands answer truthfully for their questions, and then guess what their wife will answer for her questions.  Wives do the same, answering their own questions truthfully and guessing what their husbands will say.  In the Sentiment section, answer only the questions directed {Read More}

About Molly Evert

Writer Molly Evert is a wife and homeschooling mom to 6 kids, who range in age from 2 to 18. She runs an educational website, My Audio School (http://www.myaudioschool.com), providing access to the best in children's audio literature. She also blogs at CounterCultural Mom (http://www.counterculturalmom.com) and CounterCultural School (http://www.counterculturalschool.com).