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I’m sharing a snippet below from a podcast about how we can keep our Christmas traditions simple and Christ focused: “As the busy Christmas season is upon us we can find ourselves all wrapped up (literally wrapping too) in planning, cooking, cleaning, shopping, decorating, ministry activities and a multitude of other tasks that seem to […]

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She opens her mouth with wisdom,     and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. Proverbs 31:26 I have been spending time camping in Proverbs these past few weeks and Proverbs 31 seems to get most of my time.  It is mindful to remember that Proverbs are not promises for our lives but guides to […]

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As a young believer and a young mother one of the scriptures that had much impact on me was 2 Timothy 1:5: I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, dwells in you as well. ~ 2 Timothy 1:5 […]

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So many times we can go about our day and not take the time to “consider our ways” (Haggai 1:5).  Donald Whitney has shared 10 Questions to help you to pause and ponder the direction your life is going. These are great questions to print out and tuck in your Bible for your own personal […]

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Hostess gifts are such a sweet way to show your appreciation for being invited into someone’s home.  I’ve been on both the receiving end and the giving end of hostess gifts and I wanted to share with you some of my favorites over the years. Gift Ideas: 1.  Herbal Teas – You can tuck some […]

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Several months ago I came across a little book called, Your Future ‘Other Half’: It Matters Whom You Marry by Rebecca VanDoodewaard.  Rebecca addresses the importance of considering the type of spouse a woman hopes to marry.  I want to share with you the areas the book covers and some impactful quotes but I encourage […]

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  A sweet young friend from Facebook wrote me the other day and asked: “What are the three top things you would encourage someone in my position to be actively doing to prepare for marriage, motherhood, and/or homemaking?” I loved this question and as I am writing this post my hope would be all you […]

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How many times throughout the day do things like my selfishness, pride, self-centeredness, busyness and a myriad of other obstacles and sins get the focus of my heart and mind off of Christ and onto myself? I have lived a good majority of my life missing Jesus as a non-believer and sadly even being a […]

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