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Death of a child: 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 Death of a child: Letter to My Son

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Why Christians Need to Stop Being Hypocrites

Procrastination You know that feeling when things pile up and you push them away, saying “I’ll do it another day?” Then you don’t get to it that next day either. Pretty soon, what could have been done in an hour or two is now a bigger issue. It is called procrastination. Procrastination is the act… Continue reading Why Christians Need to Stop Being Hypocrites

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The Stranger, a Country Road, the Hesitation, and Donuts

  Quiet country road Mid afternoon. No traffic. Scruffy-looking stranger standing along side the road. You are the only one on the road. He motions for you to pull over. Do you stop?  The scenario is real. It happened Friday afternoon as I was heading  to town to pick up my four oldest children. I… Continue reading The Stranger, a Country Road, the Hesitation, and Donuts

Biblical womanhood · Encouragement

How to Become a Better Listener

  11 Tips to Help You Become a Better Listener Have you ever sat completely enamored while somebody told a story and were amazed at their ability to weave the details together? It was probably easy to listen at that point because you’re being entertained. But what about listening in those moments that are not… Continue reading How to Become a Better Listener

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Impulse buying: The Downfall of Every Budget and Tips on How to Prevent It

I make good money, I just don’t know where it goes! I had to put it on my credit card because I ran out of money! I just had to buy that (insert any item) because it was (on sale, only one left)! I love a good sale! What is Impulse Buying? By definition, impulse… Continue reading Impulse buying: The Downfall of Every Budget and Tips on How to Prevent It

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Benefits of using online retailers to buy groceries

My family is limited when it comes to buying groceries in our small town. We have one grocery store, two dollar stores, and two gas stations. Not many options…. However, I find that if  I run to the local grocery store I tend to spend more money. The problem with running to the grocery store… Continue reading Benefits of using online retailers to buy groceries

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Mommylicious, Chief Receiver of Complaints

My day began when the baby dropped an entire cup of Cheerios all over our stairs. Because I was busy making breakfast,  I gave the broom and dust pan to my nine year old son and had asked him to sweep it up. Ten minutes later my son was in the kitchen, sitting on the bar… Continue reading Mommylicious, Chief Receiver of Complaints

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Some Great Tips for Saving Money

  Frugality Money saving tips Thrifty living Cheap finds Shopping the sales Garage sales These are all terms that you are familiar with if you are looking at getting out of debt, living on one income, and trying to save money. FRUGAL RESOURCES The internet contains some great ways to save money and be able… Continue reading Some Great Tips for Saving Money