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WHAT WE DO MATTERS AS KEEPERS OF OUR HOME

A little laugh for ya’ll….This morning my son shows up in my bedroom as I was working with his live trap and a squirrel that had been captured. He was so excited to have caught another squirrel, that he just had to show me. Let me tell ya, that nothing gets more attention more than… Continue reading WHAT WE DO MATTERS AS KEEPERS OF OUR HOME

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Refresh Your Soul

Are you distracted? Overwhelmed?  Too busy to read the Bible? Stressed? Anxious? Ready to have your soul refreshed? As I write this blog post I am sitting outside on my front in the early morning hours.  My husband is at work and my children are all sleeping. Often this is the only time I get… Continue reading Refresh Your Soul

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How to Properly Clean Your Refrigerator

HOMEMAKING DRUDGERY In homemaking there is one chore that is often overwhelming and rarely done. No, I am not talking about cleaning your bathroom or doing your laundry.  That is a story for another day. I am talking about cleaning your refrigerator.  The one chore that I have seen literally dozens of women in my… Continue reading How to Properly Clean Your Refrigerator

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Surviving the Loss of a Pregnancy, Miscarriage, or Stillbirth

Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss of a Pregnancy Mom of Seven, One in Heaven I am a mother of seven. Seven babies, I have carried in the womb, given birth to, prayed for, and most importantly loved. I did not know how much I could love until I had my children.  Before Mr. Right and I… Continue reading Surviving the Loss of a Pregnancy, Miscarriage, or Stillbirth

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Learning to Love Our Husbands

HERE COMES THE BRIDE 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. If I could go back to the first… Continue reading Learning to Love Our Husbands

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Celebrating Freedom

The Fourth of July Backyard bbq’s, fireworks, and parades are just a few ways that we celebrate Independence Day in the United States of America. Celebrations are everywhere on the Fourth of July.  Some celebrate by attending or playing in baseball games, taking vacations, or attending concerts of many venues in towns across America. It… Continue reading Celebrating Freedom

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HOW TO SHARE THE GOSPEL

THE HEART OF A LITTLE GIRL Yesterday, we were at the doctor for a pre-op appointment for my seven-year-old daughter. She is going to be having her tonsils and adenoids removed, and tubes put in both ears. She has been ill almost non-stop since last November with colds, fevers, RSV, strep throat, and other infections.… Continue reading HOW TO SHARE THE GOSPEL

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Eating Birthday Cake Alone: Celebrating the Birth of My Son

Today is your birthday. You would have been five years old. This year on your birthday there will be one empty seat. We will miss you sitting at the table with us as we celebrate your birthday. For you this would have been a milestone year, as turning five years old would be for so… Continue reading Eating Birthday Cake Alone: Celebrating the Birth of My Son

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13 Depression-era Life Lessons for Christians to have a Successful Life

Grandparents and Life Lessons My great grandparents were a very important part of my life.  Life at their farmhouse stood still when you were there.  I can still see my grandma (just barely over 4 ft) standing at the kitchen counter making her famous cinnamon rolls. I can clearly remember my grandfather sitting on the… Continue reading 13 Depression-era Life Lessons for Christians to have a Successful Life

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Mom: Why You Have the Best Job in the World

Mom: Why You Have the Best Job in the World When I was in college, there was no doubt that when I graduated, I would join the workforce. When I became pregnant as a newly married senior in college, I didn’t even think I would take the normal 6-week maternity leave.   I was taught… Continue reading Mom: Why You Have the Best Job in the World