Let No Ivy Take Root

by Kim Chaffin Last night at Bible study we were talking about spiritual battle and a young mom in our group gave a great analogy of what can happen when we let our guard down. Being a picture person, it came through loud and clear to me. Today I find myself stuck on that picture she Continue »

Christmas Memory

Every year it was the same thing. My dad brought home 20 or so white paper sacks from the restaurant that we owned, and my sister and I lined them up across the living room floor. Then we pulled out our crayons, markers and colored pencils and got to work creating Christmas masterpieces. For most Continue »

The Written Word

When my children were just toddlers, I encouraged them to write. Most days my preschoolers had time where we would use our creative juices and let them flow all over a blank canvas. Behind every drawing there was a story and if the kids didn’t have a story to tell about their picture, I would Continue »

A Thanksgiving Challenge

  Ashley Escue is our regularly featured vlogger here at MomLife Today. The mother of 5 sons and a foster mom of 14 the last two years, she loves her kids and has been thrilled to discover that through foster care she can have a ministry in others lives while still staying at home. See Continue »

Routine To Radical

We humans can be such creatures of habit. I think habit may just be where we feel safest. Safe is good.  However, as I look at the life of Jesus He was anything but safe. He consistently caused those whose path He crossed to reconsider their routine and consider His radical. And here’s the thing Continue »

What is Your Value, Mom?

Recently I saw a book entitled something like “The Best Couples Die Rich.” Really? Is that the goal? To chase the wind and die trying to hold it? To end life thinking, “Well, at least I drove a really nice car …” We live in a culture of greed. And I’m not talking about them. Continue »