Then Sings My Soul – Family Event Recap

In celebration of the Christmas season, Word of Life presented a “Then Sings My Soul” family event which was hosted by Pastors Tim and Gayla Bagwell. What a musical extravaganza this was and there was not a better way to carry us through the holidays than with a new song in our hearts celebrating the […]

 A Unique and Wonderful Treasure

In today’s society, we are continually looking ahead to where we need to go next and what we need to accomplish. We seem to be nonstop, running from soccer practice to dance recitals to parent-teacher conferences and everything in between. When we are goal-oriented and task-driven, we tend to focus on all of the things that […]

The Worry-Free Mom Zone

Do you know what it’s like to lie awake at night worrying about your child who hasn’t come home? Do you worry about your child’s health, or choice of friends, or the fact that he isn’t interested in church anymore or seems to be living his way, not God’s? If you know what it’s like […]

High Tea at Tea Time

  Mothers and daughters have one of the most special relationships ever created! The bond between a mother and daughter is incredibly enriching due to the power and strength that weaves the two together for a lifetime. Holding and preparing a mother/daughter “high tea” (an extremely feminineevent!) is one of the few ingredients that can […]

The Words of a Mother

If you knew that your words would shape and mold someone into who they are today, would you be more careful to choose what you say? Or would you change the way you said it, knowing that every word was heard by someone you cared for…that they would listen to those words and then learn how […]

My Mom, the Sunshine in My Life

“Pick me, pick me!” is what my mom told me that I said to her before I was even born! When I was born, women were put under anesthesia to birth their babies. My mom told me the story throughout my lifetime – that when she was “asleep” giving birth to me, her spirit went […]

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

Divorce rate statistics among Christian and non-Christian couples are staggering at nearly 50 percent. As a practicing family law attorney with over twenty-four years of experience, I routinely see the unsettling results of these statistics. The adversarial process of a divorce takes a toll on most families that is akin to the death of a […]

5 Steps to a Unified Marriage

The word “beautiful” is defined in Merriam Webster’s dictionary as “generally pleasing: excellent.” When something is pleasing it brings pleasure, is agreeable, gratifying and also described in Webster’s dictionary as blessed. We all want a blessed marriage, one that is agreeable, gratifying, pleasing, excellent and yes, beautiful. But how does one attain all this in […]

Beauty in Busyness

As daughters of The Most High it is essential to understand that we are wonderfully made in the image of God Himself (Psalm 139:14 and Genesis 1:27 NIV). From this knowledge we recognize that our beauty is from our Creator as He defines it not by the world’s standards. When I think about the Proverbs […]

Parenting with Purpose: Four Hand-Me-Downs from My Mother

As a young girl, I was extremely fascinated by my mother. She was filled with beauty, grace, and hospitality toward others – so much so that I was always on her heels, watching and emulating her every move. I wanted to be just like her in every way. Little did I know that my mother […]