"The incredible thing about having a home is that you have this little spot in the world that's yours, a place that God has provided and allowed you to make your own. I love being able to express my creativity in creating art for our home. I look forward to our future children looking at these pieces and cherishing them as treasures as they grow old -- something I can pass onto them that will someday make their own house a home."
"In the last issue, we talked about the importance of planting seeds. In this issue, our theme is about being a “Plant,” and it focuses on what is required to grow the Gospel seed that God planted in us so that we can flourish, bear fruit, and grow deep roots, even when living in a spiritual desert that attempts to suck us dry. Like a seed, we can’t just leave it in the soil and walk away. The process of growth is labor intensive, and there are a million things around us, trying to deter us from really bearing fruit."
"We want to continue to thank all of our readers, supporters, and staff who have contributed in one way or another to the success of our first issue. As this was our first print issue, we have been through a crash course in magazine publishing, and are continuing to learn along the way. Somewhere in the process of receiving submissions, editing, designing, and finalizing, there were errors that slipped through the cracks, and for that we must apologize. We stand for truth as a magazine, and it is of great importance to us that we represent truth well. In this particular case that includes . . ."
"Love and sacrifice. It was love that led Christ to come to earth, and it was love that led Him to—and through—the cross. As women made in his image, we are called to love and serve those in our care, whether they are our physical or spiritual children. But truly loving and sacrificing for others is costly, in small and large ways."