Overcoming the Struggle – and a New Challenge for Us

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In my study of battling struggles and battling the enemy, The Lord has led me to begin studying the Psalms. I’ve been inspired by the way David relates to the Father, and how David consistently focuses on God instead of His circumstances. In Psalm 1 and 2, David reminds us that we are blessed when we don’t follow the sinful […]

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Finding Peace in the Holiday Chaos

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Simplicity… In this season of life I am longing for simplicity, especially during the holidays. Enjoying a peaceful, worshipful season is the first item on my Christmas list this year. That may seem like a tall order, and it probably is, but I am bound and determined to make it happen. You can read all about it here.

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Do People Ever Make You Feel Like…Chopped Liver?!

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Do people ever make you feel like chopped liver? You are not alone. I know I’ve felt rejected or cast out. Jesus was certainly treated that way when He lived on earth. What have we done to be treated this way? Sometimes we alienate ourselves by putting our foot in our mouth (I’m definitely guilty of this one because nothing […]

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5 Tips for Back to Homeschool Success

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Retail stores are now flooded with back to school supplies and families preparing for the new school year. Things may be a little different for the homeschooling family, but whether you homeschool your children over the summer or not, it is always important to reset your teaching rhythm and prepare for the next step in your child’s education. The transition […]

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Tarnished Silver – A 25th Anniversary Story

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Yesterday was an important day in the life of our family. My husband and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. I cannot believe we have been married 25 years!! It seems like only yesterday we began our friendship, sharing so many important talks and walks together. We were young and had several odds stacked against us, but we had one very […]

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