Cindy Henson

113 Flips | 1 Magazine | @CindyHenson2017 | Writing is my passion! I am the author and blogger of Beauty From Ashes.

A Woman’s Question: Do Good Men Still Exist?

This is a woman’s question: do good men still exist? It seems every week we hear a new story in the media that causes women’s fear to escalate and …

Reuben Foster

This Is God, Can I Help You?

I was sipping my morning coffee when my phone beeped. I looked down at the screen and saw an email had come in: “Cindy, this is God, can I help you?” …

Mom Guilt – Let It Roll Off Your Back

Those two nasty words and what to do about them: <b>MOM GUILT</b>– let it roll off your back. At the end of the day when the kids have been screaming and …

Parenting

Inspiring Women: Life With Janina

I met Janina through my daughter Aryanna, who is friends with Janina’s daughter, Olivia. Janina has a beautiful and kind, servant’s heart. Her desire …

Parenting

Praying for Abundance

Do you ever wonder if God has more he wants to give you than you have now? Has the thought of praying for abundance sounded selfish to you?I felt the …

Positive Thinking

The Beauty Of A Woman Who Loves Others

I pulled up to the old diner and went in. It felt as though I had been taken back in time, about forty years. My friend Penny was meeting me for a …

Time I

When A Mother Asks For Forgiveness

Every woman can tell you her heart will heal when a mother asks for forgiveness. But not everyone gets an apology from their mother. With this being …

Parenting

Inspiring Women: Life With Maria

I met Maria twenty years ago when we had both had new babies, and were taking our kids to homeschool swimming lessons. Maria was full of life, fun, …

Parenting

The Kindness of Strangers

<b>Something is fascinating about him.</b>His eyes are icy blue. A kind and handsome face that is always looking back and forth. Hair in dreads but matted …

Central America

When Dreams Vanish and Temper Tantrums Appear

When dreams vanish and temper tantrums appear, <i>Princess Cindy</i> has surfaced. An inward anger had begun to rise. Boy, was I mad! I’m a grown woman who …

Credit Cards

Coffee Break

Coffee BreakWelcome to Coffee Break! This is where you can come for a quick read while you are enjoying a mug of java, and renewing your sanity. …

Coffee

Jesus And The Homeless: One Man's Story - Beauty from Ashes

God gives us divine appointments. Moments we don’t realize have been orchestrated in the heavens long before they ever happen. I want to tell you one …

Empathy

Inspiring Women: Life With Nikki

Twenty-seven years ago, I pulled into a driveway and a gangly, adorable teenager hopped into my car. Nikki was recommended to me by her mother who …

Diapers

Fifty and Vanity: Being Overlooked for the Younger Model - Beauty from Ashes

Have you earned a few wrinkles and are looking like an antique car? Is your exterior beginning to cause you concern now that you’re middle-aged? …

Hairstyling

Home Is Where The Heart Is: How A Simple Life Can Bring Happiness

Have you been dreaming of owning a beautiful house, one that is much nicer than your current one? Maybe you’re in a dingy trailer right now and just …

Loneliness

How Can A Wife Put Love Into Action - Beauty from Ashes

How can a wife put love into action? This should be simple right? We all know what a man would think if you put the words ‘<i>love & action’</i> in the same …

Relationships

Inspiring Women: Life with Laura

I met Laura when she and her husband Dan came to the church I was attending to serve in youth ministry. When you first meet Laura, she has a beauty …

Positive Thinking

Stress-Free Homeschooling: Take a Deep Breath and Relax

Homeschooling: that word that causes moms to tremble in fear. Are you contemplating educating your children at home but are feeling inadequate and …

Parenting

Women: How We Want To Be Perfect But Fail Repeatedly

Do you wake up in the morning, saunter into the bathroom and then think- <i>Ugh!</i> <i>I look like a train wreck?</i> But your husband thinks you’re a beauty queen. …

Rockin’ The T-shirt for Autism Awareness or Sharing the Humour of Autism

We all like to be champions for a good cause, right? You and me both want to be heroes for someone… anyone.April is <b>Autism Awareness month.</b> You may …

About Me

A little bit about who I am really am: First and foremost I am a Jesus-lover. Second I am a wife and mother of five. Then there is a long list …

Inspiring Women: Life With…

I have exciting news to share with you lovely ladies! There is a new cozy corner on my website called, <b>Inspiring Women.</b> This wonderful idea came to me …

Being Blessed With A Rainbow After The Storm: An Autism Mom’s Story

Have you ever been blessed with a rainbow after a storm? One day you’re driving in your car through thunder, rain and lightning, maybe you were even …

Communication and Teenagers: Advice For The Frustrated Parent

The words communication and teenagers may cause you to feel stumped and frustrated. Has an alien invaded your child’s body and you are wondering …

Learning to Say No When You’re Used to Saying Yes.

Guest post: by Tammy BronfenI connected with Tammy through a blogging course. When I visited her site I came upon this post and thought,” Oh my, this …

How To Plan Your Daughter’s Wedding Without Losing Sleep

Have you ever planned a wedding? I’m guessing you probably designed your own, but have you coordinated someone else’s wedding? There are so many …

How to Plan Your Daughter's Wedding Without Losing Sleep.

Have you ever planned a wedding? I’m guessing you probably designed your own, but have you coordinated someone else’s wedding? There are so many …

When Moms Need A Time-out - Beauty from Ashes

<b>What does a woman want?</b><p>Our husbands are stumped by this question? They have spent hours pondering this mysterious, unanswered, and age-old …

Coffee: The Pro's and Con's of switching to Decaf - Beauty from Ashes

A little humour:<p>The word <i>coffee</i> caught your eye, right? Then you almost didn’t open this post because you saw <i>Decaf</i>. Ya, I understand, let’s not go …

Dare To Dream

Have you ever had a dream you wanted so badly, but you were too afraid to chase after it? Every time you thought of pursuing your dreams, your palms …