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Speak the Truth in Love to Our Children

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Our kids don’t have a context for our correction. They don’t know how fiercely we love them. We need to speak the truth in love. When I had my first child, my mother and my mother-in-law both kind of went ga-ga. They were enraptured with this little boy that God had given us. It was […]

Living Debt Free

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Living debt free isn’t just about money. It’s something more important. For years, our family lived on the edge of financial ruin. We lived month-to-month, paycheck-to-paycheck. We were always frugal, but we lived beyond our means nonetheless. Since my husband was self-employed, all it took was an injury or a slough of bad weather to […]

Empty Tomb Cake – An Easter Tradition

Empty Tomb with Soldiers

Baking and decorating an empty tomb cake has become a yearly Easter tradition for our family. It’s fun to make, delicious to eat, and a great reminder that He is risen, indeed! It was March of 2010 when I first shared this Empty Tomb Cake. Since then it’s been a yearly tradition as part of our […]

Today’s a Fresh Start

Today’s a fresh start, full of hope for a better future.

You Can Do This!

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The week ahead will not be without its challenges. But, you can do this!

When Your Heart Breaks for a Friend

when your heart breaks for a friend

We all know someone who’s hurting. How do we care for them and help them know they’re not alone? Recently, an old family friend shared the sad news of her miscarriage via Facebook. She is a young mom whose mother once comforted me many years ago — fifteen, in fact — when I had my […]

Be Kind

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There are so many opportunities to misunderstand, hurt folks with our words, or overreact.

What do you do when you’re running on empty?

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It’s normal to feel tired from time to time, but what if you feel like you are running on empty?