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Practicing a Heart of Gratitude Now!

  I am sure you are aware that Thanksgiving is right around the corner. It’s sort of hard to miss, isn’t it? Of course, it is a great time to eat all the delicious food and enjoy family, but it is a perfect time to focus on the Thanks and Giving part of the holiday.… Continue reading Practicing a Heart of Gratitude Now!

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10 Bible Verses for a Grateful Heart

My heart has been filled with warmth and blessings when I see my facebook newsfeed flooded with posts of gratitude and thankfulness these past few weeks. To be filled with a heart of gratefulness reflects a heart that is truly content. However, what happens when you are not content or are ungrateful?  My guest Lori… Continue reading 10 Bible Verses for a Grateful Heart

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14 Ways To Help Bereaved Parents

Grief is uncomfortable.  It is awkward when you do not know what to say in those situations when a parent has lost a child.  I have been on both ends of the spectrum. I have been the one to say dumb unforgivable comments and I have been the one to have extremely hurt by those… Continue reading 14 Ways To Help Bereaved Parents

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Practicing Christian Hospitality: Thanksgiving Reimagined

Thanksgiving is great, isn’t it? The day that you have been planning, buying, and preparing for is almost here. You can almost taste the turkey, smell the pie, and see the smiling faces of your loved ones around you. Your heart and home will both be filled with warmth as you count your blessings on… Continue reading Practicing Christian Hospitality: Thanksgiving Reimagined

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Making Memories and Moments with Our Family

  “Its the most wonderful time of the year!” This is my favorite time of the year. I love everything about it. The snow, Christmas decorations, and delicious food. Nothing is better than friends and family, food, and fellowship. The annual holiday traditions that we partake in annually hold a special place in our hearts.… Continue reading Making Memories and Moments with Our Family

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Six Reasons Why Kids Should Do Chores

I have a large family, six of whom are children. In this family, we are a team. We often work together or independently for the greater good of our team. We serve each other, often reluctantly, but nonetheless. My husband and I believe that our children will benefit from hard work, routine, and be serving… Continue reading Six Reasons Why Kids Should Do Chores

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The Blessed Life of a Homemaker: Choosing Contentment

Even though it is fall in northern Michigan, you would not be able to tell.  The temps are in the mid 20’s and we have enough snow for the kids to go sledding. Of course, fall blends right into winter and onto into the spring.  We can easily have six months of continuous presence of… Continue reading The Blessed Life of a Homemaker: Choosing Contentment

Biblical womanhood · Homemaking · Parenting · Titus 2

Nine Reasons to Keep Your House Clean

Developing Habits that Result in a Clean Home Most stay-at-home moms want to have a clean home, but many do not have the habits that result in a clean home. *Do you spend all day on Pinterest searching for tips and hacks on how to have a clean home, or how to develop habits that… Continue reading Nine Reasons to Keep Your House Clean

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Encouragement for Wives and Marriage

If you are about to get married, newly married, or been married a while there are ways you can learn how to truly love your husband. We are called to love our husbands. We are called to respect, honor, and obey our husbands. As a young wife I wish I knew how key of a… Continue reading Encouragement for Wives and Marriage