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Proverbs 31 Lessons from My Mom, Grandma, and Great Grandma

Family History I love history. I may not remember directions or how to get somewhere, but I recall most every story ever told to me by family members. Family history is important to me, so I can pass those stories down to my children and some day grandchildren. Family Heritage I was blessed to have… Continue reading Proverbs 31 Lessons from My Mom, Grandma, and Great Grandma

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Daring to Hope, Finding God’s Goodness in the Broken and the Beautiful, Book Review

As an author and blogger I often get opportunities that are too good to pass over. Recently I had the opportunity to become part of the launch team for Katie Davis Majors new book, “Daring to Hope.”  Katie authored the book, “Katie’s Kisses,” about her life and mission’s work in Uganda. Katie was an eighteen… Continue reading Daring to Hope, Finding God’s Goodness in the Broken and the Beautiful, Book Review

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Don’t Hinder the Little Children

“But Jesus said, “Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are like these children.” Matthew 19:14 (NLV))   Being a parent entails many responsibilities.  We know that we are to provide them the basic physical necessities such as food, clothing, and shelter. And we… Continue reading Don’t Hinder the Little Children

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Are You a People Pleaser?

We have all been rejected.  It hurts. Some rejections are easier to get over than others. Rejection stinks.  Nobody wants to be rejected, but if you are a people-pleaser like me it can make the ‘offense’ so much worse. People-pleasers tend to dwell on things that don’t matter in the long run. I hash over details… Continue reading Are You a People Pleaser?

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How to Be a Perfect Woman…Not What You Would Expect

If you are not perfect, then you must be doing something wrong.  That got your attention, didn’t it?  Do you feel the need to be perfect, especially in the areas of being a wife and mother? The need for perfection can be a daily battle for millions of women. The struggle is real and as… Continue reading How to Be a Perfect Woman…Not What You Would Expect

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Overwhelmed? Anxious? Stressed?

Overwhelmed? Anxious? Trying to tame the beast? Feel like your life is out of control?  You are not alone. In fact, one study learned that 40 million American adults are affect by an anxiety disorder. Life can be busy. Life can get overwhelming. I feel like I have somewhat borderline OCDish (that’s a word, right?)… Continue reading Overwhelmed? Anxious? Stressed?

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How to Integrate Faith into Fitness, Health, and Nutrition

    Health and fitness Nutrition Diets Weight loss programs Heading to the gym The perfect workout Eat this not that Low carb High protein Bariatric surgery No GMO’s There is a myriad of information floating around out there on the internet. All proclaim to have the answer when it comes to health, fitness, and… Continue reading How to Integrate Faith into Fitness, Health, and Nutrition

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Letter to My Son

It has been four years since I have last held you my precious son….. David Even though it was four years ago I can clearly remember the last few minutes of your life. Your breathing had become labored making it more difficult for you to breathe. The tone of your skin was turning blue due… Continue reading Letter to My Son

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14 Things Never Say to a Bereaved Parents

Have you ever said anything hurtful to somebody, even knowingly? Did you know there is grief etiquette when it comes to bereaved parents? I was not aware of it until I lost my son David four years ago. As if grieving is already not bad enough, try having somebody tell you “to get over it”… Continue reading 14 Things Never Say to a Bereaved Parents

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31 Days of Prayer for your Husband

  “She does him good . . .” (Proverbs 31:12a) Bless your husband by praying for him! The Apostle Paul instructed all Christians to pray for one another (Ephesians 6:18). This includes wives’ responsibility and privilege to pray for their husbands. Earnest prayer for your husband is good for him, for you and the spiritual… Continue reading 31 Days of Prayer for your Husband