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My son, David Cooper, Grief, Pain, and Peace

Loss of a Baby Is there peace after one loses a baby?  Is there hope?  How do you deal with the grief after losing a child either through miscarriage or stillbirth? Mom of Seven, One in Heaven I am a mother to seven. Seven babies I have carried in the womb, given birth to, prayed… Continue reading My son, David Cooper, Grief, Pain, and Peace

Biblical womanhood · Marriage

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

Biblical womanhood · Health · Marriage

Mommy Blogger Series: Daily Routine and Chores

*Updated 04/01/2019. Additions will be in bold.  As with any growing family a schedule should be adaptable as the ages and needs of the family change.  Flexibility is very important in making a successful schedule. Elisabeth Elliot said, “This job has been given to me to do. Therefore, it is a gift. Therefore, it is a… Continue reading Mommy Blogger Series: Daily Routine and Chores

Health · Marriage

Training Keepers of the Home Resource Page

  As a busy mom, wife, homemaker, and a blogger, it has been essential for me to a trusty list of resources.  Of course, my Bible is the first place I turn to when I need proper guidance. However, the list of resources on this page have proven helpful and informative in my walk of Biblical… Continue reading Training Keepers of the Home Resource Page

Marriage

Guest Post: Fear of Missing Out: Two Lessons I’ve Learned From Motherhood

Fear of Missing Out: Two Lessons I’ve Learned From Motherhood Today I am honored to have Laura Ketchie, LPC on the blog. Laura is a counselor, and along with her husband have formed Relationship Helpers. “Relationship Helpers was born out of the desire of two therapists, Vincent and Laura Ketchie, to help more people than… Continue reading Guest Post: Fear of Missing Out: Two Lessons I’ve Learned From Motherhood

Marriage

Having a Beautiful Heart in a Shallow World

Middle School/Jr. High What memories do you have? Pimples? High top sneakers? Pegged jeans? Awkward school dances? Braces?  Large bangs sculpted into a high tower above the head made possible by cans of Aqua Net? Oh wait….we’re not just talking about my middle school years, are we? How Do You Look? The middle school years are… Continue reading Having a Beautiful Heart in a Shallow World

Health

Start the New Year Off On The Right Foot With These Inspirational Items

So, you have made some goals for 2018? You’re ready to make this year, your year. You have prayed about it. You have researched it. You have armed yourself with the right tools. You have written your goals down. Is that all? What else can you do to ensure success? When you are prepared, setting and… Continue reading Start the New Year Off On The Right Foot With These Inspirational Items

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Rotten Fruit and the Fruits of the Spirit: It’s Your Choice

Confession time: A while back, I noticed that I had been cultivating a very bitter angry spirit deep within my soul.  My heart had been heavy and I didn’t know why. I was been fruitless. There had been no joy. Have I been depressed? No, I do not believe so. Depression was something different than this.… Continue reading Rotten Fruit and the Fruits of the Spirit: It’s Your Choice

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Why We Don’t Celebrate Santa Claus

*This post may contain affiliate ads Christmas Time It really is a magical time of year, isn’t it? What is there not to love about all the garland and boughs of holly strung up everywhere? Houses are decorated so beautifully and at night entire neighborhoods are lit up from one end to another. Stores keep… Continue reading Why We Don’t Celebrate Santa Claus

Marriage

Guest Post: 5 Simple Ways to Pull Your Marriage Out of A Stall

In my series on Christian marriage, I was honored to have Jenny from My Autumn Reflections hop over and share her wise words of counsel on marriages stuck in a rut. At My Autumn Reflections,  Jenny blogs about parenting, marriage, a relationship with God, life skills, healing from past hurts, establishing healthy boundaries in relationships and more. Please join… Continue reading Guest Post: 5 Simple Ways to Pull Your Marriage Out of A Stall