Will All The Good Fathers Please Stand Up?

Written by: | June 13, 2016

As I near the end of my fourth decade of life, I’m getting more and more weary of stereotypes. I’ve lived enough life to know the “rules” don’t apply to everyone. And by rules I don’t mean those we find in the Word; our guidebook for living. The rules...
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5 Ways Moms Can Experience New Life in Christ

Written by: | April 11, 2016

We planted it 6 years ago around Mother’s Day. I wanted an arbor to grace the entrance of our backyard and I couldn’t think of anything more perfect to adorn it. I dreamed of vibrant, purple Wisteria hanging above our heads as we walked through the gate. Years later...
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Body Image and Your Young Girl

Written by: | March 14, 2016

I’m on the brink of tweendom with my young girl (almost 8) and it won’t be long before we embark on the awkward adventure of puberty. Oh, I’m sure it will be a few years before “the changes” occur but if I’m going to prepare my girl (and myself)...
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3 Ways to Keep Jesus in Focus this Christmas

Written by: | December 15, 2015

The house is decorated, the presents bought (but not yet wrapped) and we’ve managed to complete most of our daily Advent devotional. Christmas is just a few days away and we’re experiencing a mixture of exhaustion and excitement as we anticipate the celebration of our Savior’s birth. Do you...
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Why You Should Shop on Black Friday

Written by: | November 25, 2015

There was a time {before kids} my husband and I would get up in the wee hours of the morning after Thanksgiving and stand in a line here or there to grab a good deal. We both love a good deal and on occasion, we were compelled to fight...
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How to Help Our Kids Win in Public School

Written by: | August 13, 2015

Our family is absolutely, without a doubt, 100% called to public school. Unless God speaks very clearly that we are supposed to do something else, I see my children in the public education system for the long haul. And despite the “sky is falling” mentality that has covered our nation...
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The Power of Speaking God’s Word as a Family

Written by: | July 8, 2015

When my daughter was born, I was immediately overwhelmed with emotion and the weight of responsibility that came with motherhood. I struggled to adjust to my new role, but I remember feeling new mercies every morning, as we met the day with a clean slate. After a few weeks...
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