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Homeschool in Hard Times

Homeschool in Hard Times

You suddenly find yourself at home responsible for your kids’ education. What to do? Homeschool! You can do it! Here’s encouragement from a 10 year homeschool veteran!

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20/20 Vision for Life

20/20 Vision for Life

As we spend time with Him, we are able to see things the way He sees them. Spending time with Him is how we get rid of our myopia. Letting His Word do surgery in our hearts is how we get rid of our lives’ cataracts. Meditating on His promises is how we can have the best possible multi-focal vision in the layers and nuances of our lives. Prayer is how we align our focus on what matters to Him.

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My Jesus Story

My Jesus Story

I thought I didn’t have much of a story to share, but Jesus said, “Go Tell.” It’s not about how great my story is (or is not) but about HIS story.

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God Whispers

God Whispers

How was I going to hear God? How would I hear His “WHISPER” to me? I remembered those verses from John 10, “I am the good Shepherd. I know my own and my own know me,” and realized it was by knowing Him that I would hear Him.

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Who Do I Say Jesus Is?

Who Do I Say Jesus Is?

Jesus’ question to Peter reverberates through history and into my own heart, begging an answer from me as surely as from Peter. How I answer His question “Who do you say that I am?” is as much about me as it is about Him.

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My Near Death Experience

There’s nothing like a near-death experience to make you look long and hard at your life and decide if how you’re living is how Jesus wants you to live. That moment happened for me five months ago today, when my husband and I took our younger daughters to go horseback riding.

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Apple Juice On Tap

Apple Juice On Tap

God could easily respond with a big, loud NO when we cry to Him. But He doesn’t. He is quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger.

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The Game Changer

The Game Changer

​Sometimes life is great. We wake up refreshed, energized, and ready to tackle a new day. But sometimes, let’s just admit it: life is really hard. A new day dawns, and we’re tempted to pull the covers over our heads and hide. I feel the depths of this in my life, and...

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A Mother’s Glory in Discipleship

A Mother’s Glory in Discipleship

​How far does a momma’s influence reach? When does she get to see whether her light and life make a difference? How can she know if her children will choose to follow the Lord? We mommas disciple our children. However, much as we would like, we cannot control the...

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Women of the Mirrors Reflecting God’s Glory

What does it look like to reflect God in this world? And what sacrifice am I willing to make to do this? A very literal example of this in Scripture has captured my heart. During the time of the Exodus, the Israelites were in the wilderness, recent...

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What Is Your Name?

God’s hears our voices when we cry - - - but do we listen for His? I have some barnyard beauties who show me what that ought to look like. Down in the chicken fortress are my chicken girls, some of whom I inherited from a lovely neighbor, some of which I...

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