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God Loves Americans Too


I am an American.  And I am not ashamed to be an American. There was a time that I was not able to say that and truly mean it.  Americans in generations past had no problem accepting this truth, but I have.  And I believe many in the post Baby-Boomer generations may feel the same. We grew up in a time…

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Jesus Among Other Gods (Book Giveaway)


I don’t know about you, but lately, with everything going on in the world, I have been hungry for some TRUTH.  Solid, timeless, unwavering truth.  Which is why, when I saw this book Jesus Among Other Gods, I was drawn to it. I love the author, Ravi Zacharias.  If you have never read his books or heard him speak, I think…

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16 Ways to Save Money So that You Can Give More


I’m drawn to the minimalistic lifestyle.  We never made an intentional choice to live minimally, but our semi-nomadic lifestyle (and income level) has shaped how many possessions we currently have.  I am also very aware of becoming like my mother and storing every piece of paper from my children’s school years in boxes in the basement, as well as every stuffed…

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Letting God Heal the Daddy Wound


  Recently my husband was overseas for a couple of weeks, working with our missions agency.  Understandably, the kids had their moments of really missing their father, but most of the time, life seemed to go on as normal.  My five-year old son still went to preschool, and my 3-year old daughter still stayed home with me.  By the end…

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How to Make Wise Decisions (Even Amidst Confusion)


These can be confusing times that we live in, but if we are people of God, we don’t have to live confused.  God has given us His Spirit to help us discern and make wise decisions, even in the midst of confusion. Here’s a few tips to silence the chaos and lean into wisdom: 1. Look for context This comes…

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For the Least of These #Unborn


I’ve really gone back and forth about writing this post.  My heart is not to offend anyone, but I feel so deeply about this topic that it seems I almost “must” say something. Over the past few months, many of my Facebook friends have posted political opinions that I have not agreed with or found to be misinformed, but I…

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Staying Attentive and Alert to the Holy Spirit


As a part of Tyndale’s blogging community, I get to choose a book or two for free every month in exchange for a review on my blog.  Last month, I chose the book, Watch*, by Rick James because it is a theme that God has been bringing up in my life for the past little while.  (What in the world…

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60 Days of Happiness


I chose the book 60 Days of Happiness* as a gift  from Tyndale in exchange for a review on my site, and I am so HAPPY that I did! (Which is good because the book is all about happiness!!) I don’t need to write much about Randy Alcorn, the author.  He is a New York Times bestseller and the author…

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Are You Hurting God’s Feelings?


Sometimes we can forget that God has feelings too.  We are made in His image.  We have emotions because He first had them.  He can feel joy and gratitude, sadness and anger, pain and remorse.  He is the Author of humor.  He is the original Artist.  He loves music and beauty.  He is orderly and methodical.  He is a Being,…

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