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This seems to happen each year around this time. I cannot wait to walk through orange and yellow leaves surrounded with hues of green and crisp edges. I scurry around the house with excitement as I decorate with Fall décor. Most of it was purchased at the end of the season last year. I am […]

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Have you ever complained about one of your physical features in front of your daughter?  For instance, have you ever said, “My hair looks horrible”, “I’m fat”, “I’m getting wrinkles”, or maybe even, “I’m not pretty”?  If you are saying these things in front of your daughter, don’t be surprised when you hear her mimicking […]

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It was a few years ago that I read J. C. Ryle’s book, Duties of Parents.  In it, J. C. Ryle admonished parents to teach their children to pray.  Through my years of being a mother, I had always prayed with my children, and for my children.  But I had not really made it a […]

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All of the decorations are taken down with the exception of a few words glistening with glitter in the green grass. I bend over to pick a few up. There I stood staring. The staring lingered as I saw the words “GRAD” and “CONGRATS”. What am I going to do now? Our youngest child has […]

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“Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.” ~Hebrew 13:2  {photo courtesy the everyday home}  When I began to ponder the women in my life who have been godly examples of hospitality to me…..two special women came to mind. One of […]

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This week has been one of upheaval for our family as we’ve suddenly been required to find a new home. Like I told a friend, this isn’t our first rodeo and I learned long ago not to stress about stuff like this. God always works it out and the blessings are always more than the […]

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I often find it a struggle to find wholesome videos for my children to watch.  I am quite discerning about what we see, and I don’t want them to get in the habit of just sitting around, wasting their lives away watching videos on a screen.  But sometimes, it is nice to watch something together […]

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Sanctuary… The simple utterance of that very word makes your eyes close, your head lift, and your lungs take in a deep breath of air. A sense of tranquility and peace washes over you. The word “sanctuary” must have been very important to God as it is mentioned 137 times in the King James Version […]

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