Faith · Holidays

Love: The Most Important Holiday Ingredient

I have good news! You don’t have to be the grandmother who has the biggest house. You don’t have to be the Mom who orders coordinating Pottery Barn PJ’s for her kids. You don’t have to be the daughter who buys the most expensive gifts for her parents. You don’t have to be the mother in… Continue reading Love: The Most Important Holiday Ingredient

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When People Throw Your Failures in Your Face

What do you do when someone throws your worst quality in your face? I'm sure it's happened to all of us at one time or another. Statements like these: Whitney is not patient. I can't see her doing well with children. You are going to have to learn to be more flexible and relax a… Continue reading When People Throw Your Failures in Your Face

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Nail Down What You Do Know: How To Find Comfort When Life is Uncertain

"I'm sharing this so that I can look back in the months and years to come and be reminded of how God worked in my life. I'm also sharing this to let you know that in spite of the pretty pictures I post, my life is far from perfect. If you feel trapped or overwhelmed… Continue reading Nail Down What You Do Know: How To Find Comfort When Life is Uncertain

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Do This Before Your Next Family Gathering | A Lesson From An In-Law

Nobody has a perfect family - all families are made up of sinners. But it is possible to leave a family gathering feeling refreshed and encouraged instead of feeling frustrated and beaten down. It is important to realize that happy, harmonious, encouraging family gatherings don’t just happen. They need prayer and preparation. The book of… Continue reading Do This Before Your Next Family Gathering | A Lesson From An In-Law

Faith · Home · Marriage

Confessions of an Unappreciated Homemaker

Wouldn't it be nice if our husbands and families always noticed and complimented our homemaking efforts? One of my 5 year old nephews is particularly observant and complimentary. He always notices a new rug or piece of decor in my house and will comment on it with something like, "Oh, you got a new rug.… Continue reading Confessions of an Unappreciated Homemaker

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How To Make Your Home A Peaceful Place

Peace is something that's woefully lacking in our culture. Everywhere we look there is strife, unhappiness and fear. It's more important that ever to create a home that is filled with peace. In order to have a peaceful home, we have to take responsibility. Your home is...your home. As the woman, you are the one… Continue reading How To Make Your Home A Peaceful Place