If These Walls Could Talk
Faith, fear, and the truth that is setting me free.
Why Temper-Tantrum Parenting Might Just Help You Make the Rapture
Yes, being a flawed mom is OK
How the Gospel Is Wrecking My Life
Foster care, adoption, and the American Dream
The Little House That Could
How to thrive in family life

Merry Christmas 2012

Merry Christmas from our home to yours!               Love, The Holmes Family (left to right/top row) Jonathan, Angel, Tynell (nephew) Ashley, Josiah (bottom row) Autumn Joy, Momma Tiffiney, Poppa Jamal, & Alexis! ... [ Read More ]

Proselytizing:The Ugly “P” Word

Recently, I visited one of my favorite blog sites. Okay, it’s my absolute FAVORITE BLOGSITE EVER!  Hands-down – it’s numeral uno!  This blogger makes me laugh and helps me enjoy life a little bit more through her blog posts.  Hr blog, turned empire, has not only hypnotized me, but apparently half of the country: Columbia Pictures recently purchased ... [ Read More ]

Modest Apparel?

I’m so excited because I just came from an awesome Wednesday night Bible study at church. The topic tonight was “modesty” and I must say the message was relevant, timely and it penetrated my heart, but isn’t that just like the word of God anyway?... For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing ... [ Read More ]

Sunday’s are Wonderful!

Our church service starts at 3pm on Sundays. - -(My kids: tough on the outside, soft on the inside.) - - This is because we don’t own our own building, so we meet inside of a beautiful Presbyterian Church in Brooklyn Heights, after the Presbyterians have finished their service. -- ... [ Read More ]

Church and Chicken Cutlets

Life is never quite the way you imagine it to be.  At least it’s never quite the way I imagine it. - Case in point… When I think of dinner, I think of all my family sitting around the dinner table; and of course, it’s no later than a descent and respectable hour - like7pm.  I NEVER visualize myself beginning to cook dinner at 10pm, ... [ Read More ]