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Posted by | December 7, 2017
When the Face in the Mirror Isn’t Mine Anymore

How our children help us see ourselves with their love What an amazing thought, to know with certainty that the Lord will not forsake me. I see how abundantly He...

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Posted by | November 30, 2017
How to Draw Near to God When the Future is Uncertain

Obedience to God takes more than faith and trust When I was expecting my daughter in 2012, it was a turbulent season for my family. An uncertain future, heavy decisions...

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Posted by | November 23, 2017
Rooted Out of Familiar Ground and Into a New Harvest

How God planted us outside of our small pot and into a sprawling field of harvest When God convicted my family to disciple our children in an unconventional way by...

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Posted by | November 17, 2017
When Joy Is Hijacked, a Psalm Uncovers Our Excuses

Why do we make room for our joy to be hijacked by the cruelty of this world? Psalm 103, verses 1 through 6 proclaim that we bless the Lord's name....

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Posted by | November 9, 2017
When Silence Means God is Calling You Out from Somewhere

The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise. Understanding When God Wants to Root You Elsewhere There was a recent silence...

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Posted by | November 3, 2017
When You Need To Accept No To Stave Off Spiritual Derailment

How rejection reassures us of God's direction Right now, I’m in the middle of some urgent self-care. I’m devoting some significant time to mend illness, conduct homeschool, and read a...

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Posted by | October 26, 2017
When the Little Guy Overcomes Failure

How hurts are but for a moment It hurts at times when you see your little guy fail on the football field. He eats dust but gets back up to...

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Posted by | April 29, 2017
Why We Should Prepare for a Solitary Place of Prayer

And he withdrew himself into the wilderness, and prayed. A ladies guide to being intentional about meeting with God daily We should prepare for a solitary place of prayer because...

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