When God Works Things for our Good {guest post from author, Denise Hildreth Jones}

Denise Hildreth Jones

I am a bonus mom. It is our family’s version of step-mom. Me and my youngest didn’t like step-mom so we discovered this much more enjoyable description. However, as with all things in motherhood it too holds its share of heartache. When I married Mr. Jones I had never had children of my own. A […]

Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional, Week 9: Self-Control

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Truth for Tiny Hearts Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional Week 9: Self-Control For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. 2 Timothy 1:7 {ESV} Things have been a little loosey-goosey around here this summer. The lack of structure and desire for a bit of spontaneity have […]

God’s Word for Me Bible Storybook {review + giveaway}

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I love a good Bible storybook but I also want to share the actual Word of God with my kids. I know they would never focus on the sea of black and white type that comes with a Bible so I’ve not yet introduced them to specific scriptures in this format. We are working on […]

Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional, Week 8: Gentleness

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Truth for Tiny Hearts Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional Week 8: Gentleness Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5 I can remember it like it was yesterday. My spirited little girl, hovering over her brand-new, baby brother. She pawed and petted. She just wanted to engage him. “Gentle, gentle,” […]

5 Minutes with. . .Kasey Johnson {+ Mom Essentials book giveaway}

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  Happy Friday! I am excited to have author, speaker, blogger, and mama extraordinaire, Kasey Johnson on the blog with us today for our 5 minutes with. . .series. Her latest book/Bible study, Mom Essentials is an amazing and practical walk through 10 words successful moms live by. I personally cannot wait to dig into […]

Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional, Week 7: Faithfulness

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Truth for Tiny Hearts Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional Week 7: Faithfulness Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man. Proverbs 3:3-4 I love how each […]

Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional, Week 6: Goodness

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Truth for Tiny Hearts Fruit of the Spirit Summer Family Devotional Week 6: Goodness A good person produces good things from the treasury of a good heart. Matthew 12:35 Even as an adult, I’ve had a hard time believing that God is good when bad things happen. Last year when my mom passed away at […]

Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional, Week 5: Kindness

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Truth for Tiny Hearts Fruit of the Spirit Summer Family Devotional Week 5: Kindness Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 We’ve been teaching the 5-7 year olds at church for the past 9 weeks. It’s been such a joy and incredibly interesting to watch […]

Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional, Week 4: Patience

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Truth for Tiny Hearts Fruit of the Spirit Summer Family Devotional Week 4: PATIENCE But those who wait upon God get fresh strength. They spread their wings like eagles, they run and don’t get tired, they walk and don’t lag behind. Isaiah 40:31 MSG I just might be, ok…I know I am, one of the […]

Fruit of the Spirit Family Devotional, Week 3: Peace

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Truth for Tiny Hearts Fruit of the Spirit Summer Family Devotional Week 3: PEACE May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 I find that in my older age and […]