4 Tips to Begin the New Year with soulful reflection

4 Tips to Begin the New Year with soulful reflection

Today it’s quiet for the first time after a week of holiday family fun. Three out of four of the kids came home for some Greenhouse Christmas traditions. But all good things–feasting, playing games, taking walks and feasting some more—come to an end. Our...
Do you believe God’s promises? Mary believed.

Do you believe God’s promises? Mary believed.

She was pregnant. And she believed it. She couldn’t feel the baby move yet. She didn’t have a baby bump either. She hadn’t even been with a man yet. But God told her that she would be with child, and she believed it. She humbly told the angel, “May it be to me as you...
How to finish the day with a prayerful review

How to finish the day with a prayerful review

At the end of the day, you can usually find me sitting at the kitchen table eating supper with Gary, my husband. While we eat, we tell each other about the day. Sometimes there’s not much to tell. Other times, supper is over but the conversation isn’t. So we walk the...
Springtime for the Soul -An invitation to Lent

Springtime for the Soul -An invitation to Lent

Does your soul long for springtime? Are you ready to see buds of new growth in your life? I don’t know about you, but I often find myself in a spiritual winter. Sometimes my transformation to become like Christ goes into hibernation. My roots are dormant and there is...
3 Lessons about getting rid of the old before you put on the new

3 Lessons about getting rid of the old before you put on the new

Hello friends! Is it too late to say Happy New Year? I haven’t connected with the Greenhouse blog since Christmas, so I feel like my year is just beginning now that I’m able to write again. Truth is, I’ve been buried under a huge DIY home project that we embarked on...
Lessons in the sunrise

Lessons in the sunrise

Last week the sunrises were stunning. During the winter I usually walk later in the day after the sun has had time to warm my path–I’m a wimp about the cold, especially with a strong north wind. But last week was unseasonably warm enough that I went on walks...