Place to grieve and heal

When we look around at the circumstances of people in the world today, we discover that there is a vast amount of suffering and pain being endured. Many different people struggle with many different types of suffering. Hospitals are full of horrible diseases and injuries, parents are getting divorces, babies are being aborted, war is […]

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“Audrey Bunny”… this little book has become so special to us. For one, the book was inspired by little Audrey Caroline, Todd and Angie Smith’s fourth daughter. She lived after birth for just a couple of hours, but her legacy lives on. Her mommy, Angie, blogged about her sweet life and then wrote a book […]

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October is breast cancer awareness month and I want to share a beautiful resource that has brought comfort to many families who are dealing with cancer: Dear God, Please Heal Mommy’s Cancer: One family’s journey, through the eyes of a child. by Barbara McCoskey.  This is a beautiful photo journal of a young mom’s battle […]

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Today we remember those who fought the battle for us…. June FuentesJune Fuentes is the happy wife to Steve and blessed homeschooling mother to eight beautiful children that they are raising for the Lord. She has a heart to see mothers all around the world grasp the vision of biblical motherhood and to see this […]

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For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect. I Peter 1:18-19   Five kids, one dirty dog, one messy […]

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“When my spirit was overwhelmed within me, You knew my path…” Psalm 142:3 When I was a fairly new Christian and a young Mama, I had no idea that raising children would require me to walk by faith – I mean, completely trusting the Lord for their futures, especially when life was confusing. Difficult circumstances […]

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When I miscarried in 2000 and 2003, my children were too young to know what had happened.  However, when I miscarried this past Thanksgiving and again last weekend, most of my children and especially my daughters are well aware of what is happening. And they grieve. I think perhaps my daughters grieve even harder than […]

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No matter how you look at it, homemaking is not easy. In many respects, it’s just plain hard. While it also brings great joy and satisfaction, for many of us, the difficulty transcends the emotional challenges homemakers face.  It moves beyond balancing the many aspects of homemaking {and living them out well} and enters the […]

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