Aging Gracefully

“Gray hair is a crown of splendor; it is attained by a righteous life.” Proverbs 16:31 (NIV) These past few months we have had our elderly uncle (my husband’s uncle) living with us. It has […]

Empowered Families

I am a mother of 4 with 1 on the way. I love children. They are my gifts that God has entrusted to me. I like to think that I parent very intentionally and that […]

Come As You Are

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14 (NIV) One week ago, we began our 24/7 prayer […]

A Mother’s Journey

Years ago our family went on a vacation that required us to drive an entire day. Our children were elementary school ages and we knew this would be challenging for them. I had this idea […]

Proverbs 22:6 and one part of VCNP’s heart for children…

” Train  a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not turn from it”… Have you ever really stopped to think about the power behind this promise? I […]

Other Gifts

What makes you happy? God, friends, family… Of course. But if you had to pick one thing in particular – something out of the ordinary; something you enjoy doing very much; something that fills your […]

You Will Not Be Forgotten

When my third child was born, my oldest was three.  And they were all active boys!  My husband and I were outnumbered and my life was completely up-ended.  For the next three years, I couldn’t […]

With great joy I announce …

Hi friends, When something exciting in your life happens, don’t you want to share it with someone?  I do!     So it is with great joy that I announce the publication of my latest book,  […]

Helping Kids Set Priorities

When my children were small, I used to look at families with older children and think, “I’ll never get that busy.”  I now understand how hard it is to balance kids’ interests, responsibilities, available time […]