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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Overwhelmed!!!

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A day in the life of a mom–it can be overwhelming… You wake up before the sun rises just to get some extra quiet time with The Lord, and unfortunately your toddler woke up earlier than expected. She woke up her siblings in the process. They are all hungry, tired, and whiny. Your head is beginning to throb because the […]

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I Want to Homeschool…but I Just Can’t!

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I’ve heard it a million times:  “I don’t know how you do it.  I don’t have enough patience.  I could never homeschool my children!”.  This is what I said back in 2002 when God began to whisper this “crazy” idea of homeschooling into my ears.  I had a kindergartner in public school, a 3 year old, and I was pregnant […]

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Overwhelmed? Here’s Help & 10 Encouraging Scriptures Freebie

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Help! I’m overwhelmed. This is just a busy time in the life of our family. I feel like I’m in Wonder Woman mode again, and I have already tested and proved that I am not a super hero. I’m trying to balance way to many things at once. I’m working more hours for our Etsy shop and this blog to help […]

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Don’t Fall Into the Trap!

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This is an interesting looking trap isn’t it? It’s brightly colored, ginormous, and even though is clearly a trap, it looks almost like a huge toy on a playground. No matter how interesting it looks, it is still a trap. If something sets it off, it is going to get crushed. The enemy is constantly trying to tempt us with […]

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