Save Money Before Coupons

So you won’t to save money but aren’t really thrilled with the thought of clipping coupons.  Maybe you really don’t mind the coupons you just forget that they are in your purse or even better, Read more…

God’s Word

Last night in our LifeGroup we discussed God’s Word.  We discussed it’s presence or prominence in our daily lives, how much we do or don’t spend time in it, and how inadequate we sometimes feel Read more…

Just Another Day

I’m in the moment between awake and asleep and I’m realizing that I have slept a little too long this morning. Brandon is kissing me good-bye to leave for work, so now I know I Read more…

God’s Love has Hands and Feet

I started writing this last week when LeighAnn was in Haiti but my thoughts felt really scrambled, so here is a more collected thought. My friend, LeighAnn, is Haiti right now working with orphans.  She Read more…

Urgent vs. Important

Tonight I was in the kitchen as Brandon was saying, he needed to go finish some work on the computer so that he wouldn’t be up late.  About 5 minutes later, he was in the Read more…

God’s Plan

The other day, after I had graded a couple of days worth of work for the girls, I sat down with them to look at anything they missed.  I had put a red dot beside Read more…

Practicing Obedience

At some point it is the desire of just about any living parent  to have their children abide by “first time obedience.”  To have our kids react and obey “the first time” they are asked or given instruction Read more…

Welcome to my new blog

Hello friends. It’s been a while, but darleneabbott.net finally has a home.  For now, it’s just a simple blog. But my husband is also working diligently behind the scenes to turn this humble little house of words into Read more…