Understanding who God is through a Personal Perspective


    My three boys are learning about the life of David and Saul in their Sunday School program. This past weekend as I was preparing the Sunday School lesson for our preschool class, I was reading through 2 Samuel chapter 22. This chapter is nearly identical to Psalm 18, written on the day the Lord had delivered David from…

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Questioning God When Life Brings Endless Struggles


I have on several occasions over the past few years looked up and said “WHY LORD?”…and “When Lord will my struggles subside?” I know my husband hates hearing me utter those words, and after I say them, I too hate the fact I asked the “Why” question to the Lord. I have been reading a book called David’s Spiritual Secret…

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Establishing a Christmas Family Tradition that Celebrates Christ


My Christmas memories do not include decorating Christmas trees, or putting up Christmas lights to adorn the outside porch. I did not believe in Santa Claus, his reindeer, or elves (although I did leave out some cookies and milk one year, just in case). Today, I reinforce to my kids that there is no Santa Claus, and for now we don’t…

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Building Friendships within the Christian Blogging Community


When I decided to become a stay at home mom, one of my biggest fears was that I would loose touch with “real people.” Two years ago I did not have any social media accounts and I was just focused on my work, and “home work.” After I had baby number three I started this blog, and realized the importance…

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7 verses that teach us how to encourage others on a daily basis


This week I am teaming up with DaySpring and bringing you the #encouragementdare. I want you to be an encouragement the week of September 10, and uplift your friends, coworkers, and neighbors. A little bit about the NATIONAL DAY OF ENCOURAGEMENT: National Day of Encouragement was passed by the US senate in 2007 to be observed annually on September 12.…

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