Are You Voting with Faith or with Fear?

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At some point we Christians have to stop making excuses and justifications why it’s okay to vote for someone less than worthy. Reasons like: all politicians are dishonest so I’ll vote for one whose not quite as bad as the other; I’m fearful someone worse will win so I’ll vote for the lesser of the two evils; he said the […]

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A Special Kind of Garden

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Gardening takes an abundance of hard work and dedication. It’s cultivating soil, planting, watering, weeding, careful tending. I’m working on a special kind of garden these days… In many ways, my blog is like a garden. Writing a blog is one way I try to plant seeds of love and encourage to others.  I enjoy sharing facts, opinions, ideas, details, […]

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Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes – THM S

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Spring is on its way! I usually enjoy winter, but it seems the older I get the earlier I look forward to spring. Of course, everything is connected to food. The fresh fruits and vegetables of spring and summer simply delight my taste buds–the colors, the flavors, the variety! Even though it’s not strawberry season, I’m already experimenting with recipes for […]

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10 Things I Desperately Want My Children to Learn

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  The other day after we finished a tough homeschool day, I was thinking about our homeschool journey. I was thinking about the importatance of academics, but that there are so many things I want my children to learn that have nothing to do with academics and everything to do with living life: Read more at my guest post on Raising […]

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No Bake Double Chocolate Cheesecake – THM S

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Cheesecake is one of my all time favorite desserts, but it is no small feat to bake a cheesecake. My grandmama used to make no bake cheesecake from a box. She wasn’t one to use boxed desserts often but that was one of her ways of cutting down on the time and work to make cheesecake.  Cheesecake in a box […]

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