Oh Be Careful Little Eyes What You See

Be Careful Little Eyes What You See | The Brown Tribe

The embarrassing truth The other night, my husband and I watched a movie that was filled with cussing. Every curse word we heard had us cringing, sighing, and wondering why. Yet we watched it til the end! I’m ashamed to admit it, but it is what it is. The movie was truly awful, and did […]

23 Life Skills to Teach Your Kids AND Grace & Truth

23 Life Skills to Teach Your Kids AND Grace & Truth | The Brown Tribe

Tehila from Women Abiding wrote a post called 23 Life Skills I Wish My Mother Had Taught Me, in which she shares some great advice and tips on basic life skills that need to make a come-back. Her desire is to encourage mothers to leave a spiritual legacy with their daughters and I really think she’s She breaks them […]

When I Don’t Feel Christian

When I Don't Feel Christian | The Brown Tribe

Sometimes, I don’t feel Christian. There. It has been said. Something a lot of us think at times, but won’t dear vocalize. Maybe it is because we are afraid others will judge us. Or that we are in horrible sin. Either way, we don’t feel it. I struggled for a long time with the reason. […]

Make Time for Your Kids

Make Time for Your Kids | The Brown Tribe

Our evening tradition of reading a couple of chapters in the Bible and praying together as a family always ends with us tucking in our kids. I’ll tuck in one as my husband tucks in the other and then we swap. These past few nights my daughter has been asking for a mommy/daughter date. She […]

5 Things to Remember in Parenting AND Grace & Truth

5 Thing to Remember AND Grace & Truth | The Brown Tribe

Christi from The Cheerio Trail wrote a post called 5 Things I Wish Another Mom Had Said to Me, in which she shares her struggle to be the perfect mom and how applying God’s wisdom and grace in parenting helped her see all that He was doing in her, as well as her kids. I really needed to read […]

Why Smiling Matters

Why Smiling Matters | The Brown Tribe

Did you know that simply smiling could lift an entire demeanor, raise attitudes, and impact others? Being joyful, despite circumstances, elevates our perspective and causes us to rest from stress and worry. We are more likely to talk to someone we don’t know if they are smiling. Proverbs is a great place to find some […]

Trusting God: 10 Practical Tips to Reduce Stress

Trusting God: 10 Ways to Reduce Stress | The Brown Tribe

The phone rang while we were out at dinner with the high school booster club.  It was a noisy room, and Derek walked out to the patio so he could take the call.  When he came back, I saw a sudden change to his face, his skin had turned an odd grayish color.  I knew […]

When Apathy Comes Knocking AND Grace & Truth

When Apathy Comes Knocking | The Brown Tribe

Anne from Front Porch Inspired wrote a post called In Defense of Hope, in which she exhorts Christians to fight the war on apathy and take hold of the redemptive work and plan of Christ. She urges believers to grasp the hope found only in Jesus when all around us indifference begins to creep into our hearts […]

John Shaw’s Guide to Digital Nature Photography

John Shaw's Guide to Digital Nature Photography | The Brown Tribe

Nature photography is one of my favorite styles of photography. I really enjoy capturing the creative aspect of God’s imagination. Therefore, as an amateur behind the lens, I wanted to get some tips and help in honing those skills. I’m grateful for the chance to receive this book for a review!

It Is Well With My Soul

It Is Well With My Soul | The Brown Tribe

When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll; Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say, It is well, it is well with my soul.