Some Habits to Start in 2014

Today I'm at Alabama Women Bloggers again with more thoughts on their theme this month — START. After last week's affirmation that I'm not the only start-no-finish girl in Alabama, I began to think about all the things in life we start that really have no finish.  You know, like laundry ... my nemesis. Join me over there and read about 5 habits that we start but really never finish ...   Any habits you need to start in 2014? ... [Read More]

Simple Comfort {Foods}

There is just something about a rainy day that requires comfort food.   A favorite stew, maybe a soup or chowder, perhaps a simple crock-pot dish or even a chicken pot pie seems the necessary sustenance for a dreary, gray day. Here in south Georgia we don't have a real winter, but we do have lots of rainy days.   And on days such as this there are a few foods we love to eat.   In no particular order, here are our Top Ten Comfort Foods at Chez Underwood. Taco Soup Chicken and Dumplings Beef ... [Read More]

Construction Zone: Patterns of Sin

February 26, 2003 As a dog returns to his vomit, so a fool repeats his folly.  Proverbs 26:11 Lord, help me grow in wisdom! I feel like I constantly repeat the same mistakes, deal with the same issues, seek forgiveness for the same sins.  Forgive me, Lord, and guide me to be more faithful and more obedient. ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ Those habits we get into are so hard to break … patterns of sin that “so easily entangle.”   I am so thankful for a wonderful accountability partner who truly ... [Read More]

Construction Zone: Deep Within

October 7, 2008 Follow my advice, my son; always treasure my commands.  Obey them and live!  Guard my teachings as your most precious possession. Tie them on your fingers as a reminder.  Write them deep within your heart. Proverbs 7:1-3 “Write them deep within” my heart … Lord, teach me what this means and how to live this way. ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ How I still long to be filled with the depth of God’s revelation to me!  I continue to find myself longing for more time in the Word, more ... [Read More]