baking, Encouragement for Women, family, gifts, new self, sufficient

Confessions of a Faker-Baker

I’m a faker-baker. You too? I buy cake mixes in colorful packages, add oil, eggs, and poof, oven-ready batter. Cookies? Same thing. I’m usually buying what the dough-boy is selling. I used to feel inadequate for my lack of skills in the from-scratch department. It felt like a cheater, like that woman in the commercial… Read More Confessions of a Faker-Baker

Chrisian, church, faith, family, gather

Does Church Make You Cringe?

Do you know people who cringe just hearing the word church? Maybe it’s a friend, a family member. Or maybe it’s you. Because for many, the church has been a source of hurt; all those hurt feelings, the pain of church splits, a place filled with cliches and cliques. That whole hypocritical thing, yes it… Read More Does Church Make You Cringe?