As a mom to six children, one can imagine the highs and lows of motherhood. Here in my escape I will share with you the joys, the sorrows, the laughs and the cries. Please journey with me as I share with you God's grace. I pray while you read along, that the Lord may touch you and inspire you. Peace be with you!
A Broken Heart
Ever have one of those days, or weeks, or even months? You know, the ones where it looks like everything bad that can happen has? I thought this month was one of those, that is until my eyes were opened.
A Noble Woman?
In times of being raised up, we aren't always what everybody thinks we are. With Mother's day coming up, the realization that not every mother is the 'perfect' Proverbs 31 wife or mom.
A Season of Thanks
As Thanksgiving nears I have been doing lots of reflecting. Our family has been through alot this year, as has many of those that we know. We have a lot to be thankful for. Even the people that have been victims of the natural disasters and of war.
Blessings Through Sufferings
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
(Ecclesiastes 3:1 KJV)
Escaping This World
Faith's own personal blog where she shares with you her highs and lows of parenting and delving into her spiritual journey as she grows closer to the Lord.
God Works Wonders
After receiving a copy of Mommy, Come Home by Sandra Gillmore, things began to change for this mother. The need to be a Stay At Home mother was obvious, and the steps were to be taken to get there.
God's Exchange Policy
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Philippians 4:6
Marriage and parenting have at least one thnig in common and that is conflict. Here is the authors views on how to resolve some of the conflicts and bring about harmony.
His Word... Hidden
I was pleasantly surprised when I saw this scripture in my devotion this morning. I was talking with a couple of friends just last night about how things will suddenly pop up and you have scripture that you didn't necessarily realize you knew.
Gossip is spread by wicked people; they stir up trouble and break up friendships.
(Proverbs 16:28 GNB)
Sometimes moms get lonely even when they are surrounded by half a dozen kids. As a Christian mom, we know that God is there and that we aren't alone, but it also helps to know that there are other Christian moms there to share with.
Our Christmas Celebration
Does it always have to be Santa? Where is Jesus in our Christmas celebration? How do we teach our children that Jesus is the Reason for the Season?
Parenting With Purpose
Faith gives us her opinion on the book, Parenting with Purpose: 12 Biblical Traits to Prepare Kids for Life by Margaret Buchanan.
As I picked up the same toy for what seemed to be the twentieth time in one day and it wasn't even lunch yet, I realized that perseverance is part of being a parent and a housekeeper.
Shelter In The Storm
Family is the most important thing to have when going through life's storms. In a Christian family it is even more important as God has designed the family to be a strong fortress.
That House on a Rock? or Sand?
Those that grew up in church remember the story right? You know, the one about the wise man that built his house upon the rock while the other guy built it on the sand. The rains came down and washed the house on the sand away while the house on the rock stood strong.
Worn and Wary
~Faith Tilley Johnson
As a parent, there are times that we just seem to be over stressed, over tired and over everything.
You Did Get Dressed This Morning, Right?
Have you ever had one of those days where you feel like everything is against you? It seemed that the moment your feet hit the floor your person was under attack?
Faith is a stay at home mom, married to Jeff and together they have 6 children. Kimmie, Allie, Brittany, Josh, Micah and Benji, their ages ranging from 15- 5 years. They live in rural middle Tennessee just west of Nashville.
"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight."