From House To Home – A Search For Peace Amid The Crazy

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Lately my prayers have sounded a lot like this: “Lord, I don’t know what to do.”   Super spiritual, I know. Some days I get up and look around me and instead of feeling grateful and blessed I feel let down by my family and overwhelmed by all the stuff I see and feel. Messes everywhere, Relationships on edge. Emotions … Read More

The Perils of Peopling

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This world can be a crazy place. Not always safe for people looking to nurture relationships. Hurt feelings and miscommunications can sink a ship of friendship before it has even really had time to test its mettle in open waters…and for people like me that step slowly into relationships and carry with them a very small inner circle of people … Read More

Living In The Trees

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How many of you believe you are made for something bigger? That you are destined to change the world, if even in a seemingly small way? If you don’t feel that way, you should. Because you are created for greatness.   We all are. But here’s the thing…before we can spread wide and high like God has planned for us, we must … Read More

Sometimes Done is Better Than Perfect (Especially when your kids are throwing up…I’m just saying…)

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If you are like me, you probably have a certain way of doing most everything. You put away your towels with the fold facing out; you line up items in your pantry by height and label color; you use bleach for everything. Whatever it is, you have your routine or plan for doing things. This is normal. What is not … Read More

Bad Friday

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I’m not going to lie to you… Today has ALL THE MAKINGS of a bad day. My kids spent all night long taking turns wandering in to my room waking me up (me…not the hubby…ME) asking for things. “When is it morning?” “Can I watch TV when we get up?” “Can I sleep on your couch?” Literally I slept barely … Read More

Equipping Our Children To Love Jesus For A Lifetime

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I saw this short video by Jen Hatmaker over the weekend, and whoah, mommas (and dads) this is a killer video. She says things like: “If God reigns in my kids’ hearts, I need to worry about nothing else…not their careers, not who they’ll marry…” And she drops gems like: “Our goal should be to show our kids a Jesus … Read More

Join Our 40-Day Challenge!

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Psssst! Hey Mom! Yep – you with the tired, kind, overwhelmed-yet-hopeful eyes. We’d like to invite you to join us for 40 days of encouragement! We get how hard it is to raise a family and keep the home fires burning while keeping your head above water at the same time. We know that sometimes the only shred of peace … Read More