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Set Goals, Not Resolutions for the New Year

Are you like me and every year you set resolutions that go something like this? “I want to lose 50 lbs by the beginning of next year.” “I am going to get organized and keep my home clean every single day.” “Every day I am going to read my Bible before my family wakes up.”… Continue reading Set Goals, Not Resolutions for the New Year

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Living Out Our Christian Faith as Women

Living out our faith on a daily basis involves making decisions that could essentially effect our eternal life.   Being a Christian is more than going to church, owning a Bible, and attending Bible study.   Anybody can own a Bible or go to church.   The condition of your faith life is a direct… Continue reading Living Out Our Christian Faith as Women

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The Power of Forgiveness

We have been forgiven. The price has been paid. We are called to forgive others as well. But do you forgive yourself? Whoa? What? Forgive ourselves? For past mistakes and sins. If you have asked forgiveness the slate has been wiped clean. But have you forgiven yourself? Do you live in tormented by some long… Continue reading The Power of Forgiveness

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Daily dose of inspiration and motivation

As a mom of six children and as a wife I am busy.  In my downtime I love to read the blogs of others that are faith-based stories about real life. It is inspirational to see faith played out in the lives of others. A while ago in my blog search I found myself reading… Continue reading Daily dose of inspiration and motivation

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A picture is worth a thousand words

Even though this picture is from two years ago, I still remember the day clearly. It was a hot summer day and things were not going my way at all.   I was cranky and frustrated with the children because nobody seemed to be listening. However, by the time nap time rolled around I had… Continue reading A picture is worth a thousand words

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Faith, family, and frugality

Where the writing begins. Simple. Easy. Real. Honest. I have a lot to say. Maybe nobody wants to hear it. However, here are a few random facts about me. I am Jesus’ girl. First and foremost in everything. I love to write and been keeping a journal and/or writing since I was thirteen years old.… Continue reading Faith, family, and frugality

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Getting Political in Social Media

Social media wars, such as twitter wars and facebook debates have gotten out of control. Snapchat and instagram are guilty of doing this, also. You have all seen them, whether you agree with them or roll your eyes in disgust, they exist. And they are not going anywhere. My own facebook news feed has been flooded… Continue reading Getting Political in Social Media

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Roller coaster of grief

Four years ago this month my husband and I were dealing with the news that our unborn son was going to die. We were the given the diagnosis that our child was deemed incompatible with life. No chance of survival at one. None.  Read here for more…. We had gone from overwhelming excitement at expecting… Continue reading Roller coaster of grief

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Aiming to please

“For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ.” Galations 1:10 (NIV)  Who shall I serve?  Who am I aiming to please?   “No one can serve two masters. Either you… Continue reading Aiming to please

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Feminism, Gender Roles, and Biblical Womanhood

Blogging on Biblical Womanhood and Christian homemaking has been an eye opening journey for me.   It has caused me to read my Bible more, meditate on Scripture, seek the meaning behind the Scripture, weed out falsehoods, and understand why it was written.   The older I get, the more wisdom I have sought, and… Continue reading Feminism, Gender Roles, and Biblical Womanhood