1. Q. What is your only comfort in life and death? A. That I am not my own, but belong with body and soul, both in life and in death, to my faithful Saviour Jesus Christ. He has fully paid for all my sins with His precious...Read More
Category: Heart, Mind and Soul
“Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as...Read More
I woke up yesterday morning with this hymn by Charles Wesley on my lips. I really like this modern working of it by Indelible Grace. Jesus, lover of my soul, let me to thy bosom fly, while the nearer waters roll, while the...Read More
CONNECTION, noun [Latin See Connect.] The act of joining or state of being joined; a state of being knit or fastened together; union by junction, by an intervening substance or medium, by dependence or relation, or by order in a...Read More
What is your word for 2017? I think it is great to have a theme or organizing principle for different seasons in life. It helps me prioritize my energies and serves as a catalyst for growth. Yet I admit… I’ve been...Read More
Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever! Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, whom he has redeemed from trouble and gathered in from the lands, from the east and from the west, from...Read More
Yesterday I was listening to a sermon from John 15:9-13 titled “What Love Can Do.” (Pastor Rob Edenfield, Covenant Presbyterian Church Oveido, 13 Nov 2016.) As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide...Read More
A friend who homeschools her kids was sharing her struggles the other day. I heard in her words such self-condemnation, such self-blame. When I read it, it reminded me of the downward spiral of thoughts I’ve had at...Read More
Years ago I remember Pastor Randy saying something along the lines of “buying a book is like buying myself time/permission to read it.” That is true for me. . . Except sometimes buying the book is symbolic of wanting the...Read More
Hi, I'm Alexandra.
I write to encourage us as we become the people God has created us to be -- especially in the realms of nurturing our children and using our talents right where we are.
Six kids. INFP. Reformed & covenantal. Liberty & justice for all. Speaker. Current project: Helping parents connect with teens.
I started blogging as TulipGirl in 2004. Tech crashes and life derailed the site. The archives are gone, but I'm glad to be back.
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