Happy New Years Eve! Today I would like to finish my list of favorites for 2013. My favorite author: Lysa TerKeurst I simply adore Lysa TerKeurst. Her writing is so honest, I can’t help but to trust her. I know some authors shy away from airing their dirty laundry because it makes them easy targets for critics, but I appreciate that Lysa is so open … Continue reading 2013 Favorites: More Than Words
Wow! This whole Duck Dynasty thing has stirred the pot a little, huh? No, this whole ordeal is not a big deal; after all it is just a TV show; however, I think we all know it goes deeper than that. I have been very careful about voicing how I really feel about homosexuality and gay marriage. Why? Well, because I know my views will … Continue reading My Stance on Homosexuality, Sin, and Same Sex Marriage (Sure to Make Both Side Equally Unhappy)
I hope everyone is having a great Wednesday. I thought we would continue on with our favorites of 2013. Today, I think it would be good for us to share our favorite songs. My absolute favorite, I mean favorite new song for 2013…..wait there were many honorable mentions, so I’d thought I would do a count down. 5. Whom shall I fear by Chris Tomlin … Continue reading 2013 Favorites: Can’t Get Enough of This Song!
I can’t believe it is one week until Christmas Eve! It seems like just yesterday it was Halloween. Today, I will continue on with my favorites of 2013. I will start with something easy..my “go-to” Bible verse..drum roll……. Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV): 1 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to … Continue reading 2013 Favorites: The “Go-To” Verse and Story
Happy Monday to you all! The first significant snowfall hit my area over the weekend and, much to my surprise, I found myself enjoying it. For the first time in a long, long time, I actually went sledding with the kids. I usually let me husband have all that joy to himself, but over the last year God has shown me how many opportunities I … Continue reading 2013 Favorites-Favorite New-to-Me Author
I hope you all are having a great day. I apologize for my absence here at “Getting Real,” but I have been busy reading and studying up. It is my plan to get several book reviews out this month as well as share my thoughts on some interesting books I have read this last year. I have also been praying about the direction of this … Continue reading Let Us Rejoice and Be Glad
I hope you all are having a good week thus far. I don’t know about you all, but I sure enjoyed my time off over the long Thanksgiving weekend. I know my family did not want to return from Michigan, but there is something about a routine that works for me. When I get off my routine, things just don’t seem to work. This is … Continue reading How Do We Make Christmas More About Christ?