I Believe

I Believe…

Yes, this is a website and blog devoted to homesteading and frugality, but it is so much more than that. It’s a testament to how I want to live my life and what I believe is important. In all that I do I want to glorify God from sun up to sun down and everything…

Humility

Humility … it’s not something I usually ponder during the Christmas season. Yet, I find myself feeling utterly humbled by God’s love for me. I certainly don’t deserve it nor have I earned it. There’s nothing I can do to earn my way into God’s grace.  I’m a sinner who does not deserve a single…

remembering Emma

Remembering Emma

I’m remembering Emma today as it is her birthday.  She would have been one today.  It marks a milestone in my family’s life – one mixed with both sadness and joy.  Sadness because we miss her dearly yet joy because she lives with Jesus.  One day we will see her again.  One day I will…

our testimony

Our Testimony

Johnny and I were given the opportunity to tape our testimony last week for our church, Crestview Baptist Church.  Have you ever had a life-changing event – something so dramatic that your life completely changed?  That’s what happened when we lost our daughter, Emma.  The following is our testimony of how Christ has moved in…

God's Will

God’s Will

Ever since Emma passed away (well, even before that), Johnny and I have been on a faith walk, following God’s will.  We’re trying to do all we can to follow God’s path for us.  He knows what He wants us to do.  We are just trying to get on the same page with Him.  In…