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There’s Always Something I Can Complain About

Thanksgiving is my husband’s favorite holiday! I honestly don’t understand why. Typically at the end of Thanksgiving Day I find myself sick from too much food (that I promised myself I wouldn’t eat), tired from chasing children who didn’t have a decent nap all day and facing a long drive home. Yet as I was […] Read more…

3 easy ways to create a culture of Thankfulness in your home

3 Easy Ways to Teach Thankfulness in Your Home

Guest post from Ashley Hales of Circling the Story! I don’t know if you’re anything like me, but every year I get sucked into Pinterest in November. It’s pages of DIY galore with trees and thankfulness and sparkles and tablescapes and food. It’s beautiful and inspiring and…overwhelming. Because I know that I’m never going to have […] Read more…

Are you the perfect proverbs 31 wife?

Are You the Perfect Proverbs 31 Wife?

I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with the 31st chapter of the book of Proverbs. I mean, talk about a flawless woman! She must be imaginary, right? And really, is this chapter even fair to women? It was written by a guy, after all. Take a quick refresher if you haven’t read verses 10-31 of […] Read more…

Hope for the Woman Going Through Infertility

Welcome to 31 Days of Hope for Moms! To see all the posts in the series, click here! Today’s post is a guest post from my friend Amanda at Bless Your Heart and Home. Although some women who are struggling with infertility have not yet been able to conceive, there are also moms, like Amanda, who […] Read more…

Hope for the exasperating mom - when you're the one who exasperates your children, there is forgiveness and the grace to improve!

Hope for the Exasperating Mom

Welcome to 31 Days of Hope for Moms! To see all the posts in the series, click here!  Here we are, on day two of this series. Can I share a little confession? I wrote this post a long time ago. In fact, I already published something similar to it, two years ago when I first […] Read more…

When Your Heart is Divided as a Mom

Facebook notifications. Text messages. A TV episode you’ve been dying to watch for days. A book that has been drawing you in, so much so that you can barely put it down. An internet “conversation” you want to jump into. Your to-do list that is going undone, the perfect ministry opportunity at church that allows […] Read more…

Free Easter Scripture Verse Printable for Your Home

Today I have a FREE download for you, a beautiful Easter/Resurrection Sunday Scripture printable made by my friend Lindsey. It is an 8×10 printable of 1 Peter 1:3, perfect for hanging on Easter weekend and beyond, because Jesus Christ is risen! Just click here to download it to your computer and then print at home […] Read more…

When People We Admire Disappoint Us

Doug Phillips. Bill Gothard. Ted Haggard. Take a quick look around the internet news websites or on any number of blogs and you’ll likely see stories or comments on these three individuals. Those in high positions of leadership who commandeered many a follower until recently when their moral failures made it impossible for them to […] Read more…

On the Days You’re Most Weary in Your Situation

“Therefore the Lord longs to be gracious to you, and therefore He waits on high to have compassion on you. For the Lord is a God of justice; how blessed are all those who long for Him.” Isaiah 30:18, ESV This verse from Isaiah, addressed to God’s people, is one I need to read over […] Read more…

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