Why Santa doesn’t visit our home

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What I am about to say is not going to be popular – I write this understanding there are readers that won’t accept this thought, and that’s ok. To you…I love you, I don’t write this criticizing your parenting and I hope I am able to communicate thoroughly that this is my own personal story,Read more

A long wait, and a Christmas promise

Isaiah 9:6, ““For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” These words are overwhelming to me. A prophetic gift handed out 700(ish) years before Jesus Birth. Can you imagineRead more

Back to the heart of giving gifts…

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We have neighbors that have a beautiful, yet simple nativity scene. It’s white – only white. They set it out in the front of their home and they put a spot light on it so in the dark of the night as you drive by their home you see a simple reminder of Jesus’ birth.Read more

Who I am in Christ

I love the Word of God. In it we find who He is, and in it we find who we are. It is more poweful then we grasp, and holds the key to unlocking the door that opens to each of us the purpose and position that God has made us to hold.  The EnemyRead more

I believe…

I believe in… I believe in raising my children with ample supply of silliness. I believe in playing dress up. I believe in making a mess. I believe in dancing in the rain I believe in jumping in muddy puddles. I believe in rolling in the dirt. I believe in bedtime stories I believe inRead more

What to do when you don’t want God’s plan.

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Self-Love is it instinct, or is it learned? What image comes to mind when you think of self-love? The importance of loving yourself is magnified by popular culture in its emphasis that we must learn to do it. 1)      Thinking on that emphasis – how would you define self-love? 2)      What are your thoughts whenRead more

God gave you a purpose? Now what do you do?

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This is a picture of my vision board – don’t laugh…actually – go ahead let’s laugh together, I realize it’s blank, leading a person to sarcastically wonder, what sort of vision is this? Give me a moment to explain – the fact that I now own this MASSIVE (blank) pin board is a HUGE deal.Read more

Rains and Valleys, how to survive the unlivable.

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Matthew 5:45 ‘…It rains on the just and the unjust alike.’ – This is one of those statements in the Bible that just doesn’t make sense to me? Elsewhere in the same book, we are told that God is good, His plan for us is good, and what the Devil intends for bad – GodRead more

Prayerful Send off – Day 15 – Off They Go

Today marks the last day of our prayerful sendoff to Back-to-School 2018. While our prayers here may be ending, our prayers for these precious students cannot. One of my favorite old Church songs to sing contains a line that says, ‘This world is not my home I’m just a passing through,’ In John 17:14, weRead more

Prayerful Parenting – Day 14

Back-to-School 2018 is nearly here (for some of you, maybe it’s already begun) and this prayerful sendoff is quickly wrapping up. With two days left we’ve got two power packed verses vital for our kids as we send them off to be the light God has called them to be. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 ‘All scriptureRead more