The Gift of Grace
Imagine when you were inconsiderate or cruel to someone. Come on — we’ve all been there. Now imagine that person lovingly presenting you with a beautiful gift. This is like God, through Jesus, offering you His gift of grace.
Host Gracious Holidays
Can we host gracious holidays while trying to save money? With a little idea gathering, a little creative energy, and your holidays can be better than ever.
Grow Gracious Families
We grow gracious families by example. Children learn from watching examples of behaviors and attitudes in different situations.
How do we create gracious gatherings? Invite people into an environment of friendly comfort. Serve food that is familiar and delicious. Select decorations that give a cozy feeling of blessing, not impressing. Balance Martha’s skills with Mary’s priorities.
A Creative Life In Crafting
A creative life in crafting is more than just a way to relax or add fun to your day. An article in Newsweek explains all the benefits of engaging in arts and crafts activities. Especially noteworthy is the link to a reduction in cognitive impairment. You also can give your self-esteem a boost along the…
A Creative Life at Home
A Creative life at home means making a space filled with peace, and nurtures those who live there. Purposefully chosen objects provide comfort and reflect memories. Your home is all about you, so here are a few ideas for expressing your creative nature at home.
A Creative Life with Doodles
Grab some paper and pencil to prepare for our next step in making a creative life — with doodles! According to an article by Healthline, drawing doodles a few minutes a day has many rewards. The tactile, meditative process of doodling can provide relaxation, regulate mood, improve memory, allow for creative self-expression, and open the…
A Creative Life in Writing
A creative life that includes writing has emotional and physical benefits.
God and a Creative Life
God gave us a creative life. We are all born with an innate urge to create embedded in our brain. It is important to our mental health.
This is Not the End of the Story
Meet my lovely 81-year-old mom. She lives with my sister and spends her days listening to audio books. She lost her vision in 1998 to a drug interaction, and 9 years later, she lost her husband to cancer. Mom wondered if her story was over. But God proved she had more chapters to come, and…