After all, a bravery that is fought for from a soul who is afraid is a powerful thing against anything that opposes it.Read More
I have a story to tell you, but brace yourself for some highs and lows, people. This house that we call home now, the one most of you know as the #phillipsfamilyfixerupper, was a gift from God. And before you discount what I’m about to say, sit here and listen to me for a minute.Read More
When we moved into our fixer upper this room was the designated “formal” living room for a house built in an era for fancy sofas that were too look at but not sit on. Because the furniture that we brought with us never felt right, I started to get the itch to want everything new, which wasn’t an option. But more that that, the living room was a part of our home that was seldom used.Read More
It feels like I should be talking about how to DIY your way to a beautiful house. But there’s a time for everything, so this time, I’m talking about something that I love even more: how to love the home you’re in.Read More
The school of life has taught me to hold it with open hands.
I have tried desperately to control it. I really did believe that if only I could maintain the appearance of a perfect marriage, perfectly behaved kids, perfectly styled house, perfectly executed devotion to God, that He would see my said “appearance of perfection” and make life go my way.
I’ll bet we can all imagine how that turned out for me.Read More
Have you ever said that you wish you had another chance at something, knowing what you know now?Read More