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Eye of the Storm, My Tower of Strength

  Confession time: I love sleep. And last night, I was so excited to be able to be in bed by 9:40! All of my chores were done, the kids were in bed, and I was heading to bed.  I was really really looking forward to sleeping and waking up refreshed.  However, that was not… Continue reading Eye of the Storm, My Tower of Strength

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Prayer for Peace and Comfort

  I seek your face Lord amidst the busyness and noisiness of the day. In these dark, scary days of political strife, racial violence, and natural disasters I yearn for comfort . Instead of turmoil I seek true peace, Father,  a peace that transcends all understanding. My thoughts can be overwhelming, overpowering, and all-consuming. They… Continue reading Prayer for Peace and Comfort

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Finding that peace of mind

  So far my morning has consisted of a taking the children to school, grocery shopping with my littles, doing the budget, garage sale organization, a puking child, and various household chores. This morning I also Fought anxiety. Became easily overwhelmed. And needed to find that inner peace. As I was cleaning the vomit out… Continue reading Finding that peace of mind

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Don’t take today for granted

Spring break has arrived. We still have areas of three feet of snow. So much for spring, eh? So today we are inside. The house is hopping. We have an old child VHS tape playing “Songs from yesteryear or something like that…” My two year old is happier than can be sitting on the couch… Continue reading Don’t take today for granted

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Day 18: Praying for your husband

Are you just joining us now? If you are, welcome!  We are in the middle of 31 days of praying for our husbands.   Day 18 Pray that your husband will have an eternal perspective—living in light of eternity. Pray that he will reject materialism and temporal values and put God first in his life.… Continue reading Day 18: Praying for your husband

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My circus life: A frozen caterpillar, soggy Cheerios, science experiments, and the splash heard around the house

This morning…. All six children were up 45 minutes early when our typical wake up time is 6:45. I lost my alone time, but the morning went on… ….then my seven year old daughter spilled the sugar ALL OVER the floor and did not tell me until her one of her sister’s had already walked… Continue reading My circus life: A frozen caterpillar, soggy Cheerios, science experiments, and the splash heard around the house

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Day 2: Praying 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 Day 2: Praying for your Husband

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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