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bible verses about strength

7 Bible Verses for Strength that Come with a Promise

During hard times, we need Bible verses that give us the strength that only comes from Jesus. Here are 7 Scriptures that can help you be strong in the Lord. It’s difficult to admit that we are weak. The world tells us to be strong and that we can “do this!” So when I feel […] Read more…

How to Teach Your Child to Accept ‘No’ as an Answer

“Mom, I really want to get this remote control helicopter. This is what I need. I’m serious!” I sighed, frustrated. My eight year old was asking me–no, begging me–again after doing “research” on Target and Amazon during his screen time. And there was a part of me that wanted to just give in. He wasn’t […] Read more…

12 Powerful Proverbs to Teach Your Children

The book of Proverbs is a treasure-trove of knowledge. In short bursts, it sums up many key truths of biblical living, wisdom-practicing, and practical stewardship among other things! This is one of my favorite books of the Bible and, I think, one of the best parts of Scripture to teach our children as well! The […] Read more…

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3 Things Parents Should Pray About (but Maybe Aren’t)

“We should pray about that,” he said to me.  “Why haven’t we before?” I asked. “I guess we never thought about it that way,” he replied. A conversation like this happened between my husband and I a few weeks ago as we were laying in bed one night. We’d gone through another seemingly pointless family […] Read more…

7 Advent devotionals for women

7 Advent Devotionals for Women

Here are the 7 best Advent Bible studies for women! Looking for an Advent devotional? You’ve come to the right place!  I love the season of Advent. The meaning of the word Advent is “arrival” or “coming into view”. Isn’t that a beautiful way to picture the birth of Christ? God, “coming into view” as […] Read more…

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31 Days of Praying for Your Pastor and Ministry Leaders Free Printable Calendar

Looking for prayers for your pastor or ministry leader?  I wanted to share with you a 31-day calendar with scriptures to pray over your pastor that I created to help you pray for those in ministry in your church (and other friends and family who serve this way as well!). 31 Days of Praying for […] Read more…

11 Bible verses for girls about having confidence

11 Bible Verses for Girls That Will Inspire Confidence

How to raise a confident Christian daughter, with guidance from Scripture to make them strong and find their confidence in Jesus! As a mom of two daughters (currently 4 and 10), it’s been on my heart over the past few months to find Bible verses for girls that would speak specifically to them both as […] Read more…

31 days of school year prayers for your children devotional

31 Days of School Year Prayers for Your Children Devotional!

How wonderful would it feel to have confidence and peace about the school year ahead?  Your child is in God’s hands, and although it isn’t always easy to “let go and let God”, we can know for certain that His Word says it is true! He tells us that he’ll never leave or forsake your […] Read more…

12 Bible Passages to Learn with Your Kids This Summer

If you search online, you can find lots of ideas (and a certain number) of “Bible verses everyone must know.” But oftentimes, there’s really no explanation as to what impact they should have on our lives. I strongly believe that without application, reading and memorizing a bunch of Bible verses doesn’t really have a lasting […] Read more…

15 Women’s Bible Studies Worth Doing in 2022

If you’re looking for Bible studies for women, you’ve come to the right place! I am so excited to share with you my favorite and what consider the best women’s studies for your small group at church. These recommendations will help your Bible study group dig into God’s word at any spiritual point in their lives. You […] Read more…

Lessons from the Movies: “The Incredibles” and Our Faith

“The Incredibles” movie is rather old and probably most of us have seen it, right?  The only reason I ended up watching it this particular time was because my almost 10 year old daughter had a fever and was home from school. See, God turns bad situations to good and we can always find something […] Read more…

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21 Unique and Meaningful Mother’s Day Gifts

Looking for some unique and meaningful Mother’s Day gifts? There are lots of choices out there, but I’ve rounded up some of my favorite things and also some of what I consider to be the best ideas that are: DIY Mother’s Day Gifts Meaningful, useful gifts for moms or the mom figure in your life […] Read more…

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