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The Beautiful Ugly of Motherhood

Oct 6

The following blog entry will appear as part of a series called “Middle of the Night Motherhood,” hosted by fellow blogger Marie Osborne. The purpose of this series is to encourage moms in the thick of the not-so-easy-parts of motherhood. Stop … Continue reading

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Dear Parents, Let Miley Cyrus be a lesson to us

Aug 26

Do you hear that? Could it be the overwhelming public adoration for a music artist who used her spotlight at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) this Sunday to highlight a social cause close to her heart? Nope. Never mind. … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions: Let’s get spiritual, spiritual…

Dec 28

It’s that time of year when every magazine begins touting its bulge busting tips for the New Year. Headlines promising to help us “Drop Two Sizes” and “Shrink that Belly” give us hope that someday we’ll fit back into those … Continue reading

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Naughty or Nice, Jesus Came for All

Oct 29

Being a Christian, it has always puzzled me as to why so many of us celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ the way in which we do. Given what scripture says about shepherds tending to their … Continue reading

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Bible Study: Lessons Learned From Esther 1&2

Jul 3

This summer I launched a mother-daughter Bible study for tweens called “Mom Dot.” The goal of this study is for mothers and daughters to learn God’s Word alongside each other, encouraging one another in faith as God commands us to … Continue reading

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Basketball Diaries

Apr 16

If you know my oldest daughter for the über girlie-girl that she is, it may come as a surprise to you that Lauren is playing on her school basketball team this year. Not that a girlie-girl can’t play ball. She … Continue reading

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Our New Not-So-Traditional Family Tradition

Mar 31

This Easter we nixed the bunnies and colored eggs for a new spin on celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Easter Bunny is fun, no doubt! In fact, our children have enjoyed many years anticipating his arrival Easter morning. … Continue reading

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Tit for Tat

Mar 24

“He who is without sin among you, let him be the first to throw a stone at her.”  ~ Jesus (John 8:7) I couldn’t believe what I was reading. As I scrolled down my Facebook news feed, there it was … Continue reading

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A battle of the heart

Jan 23

For many Conservatives, it was difficult to watch President Obama being sworn into office for his second term on Monday. The pomp and circumstance only served as a reminder of the elections we’ve lost, our eroding freedoms, and the deterioration … Continue reading

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Saving America requires a Savior

Nov 9

“For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms (Ephesians 6:12, NIV).” Since Tuesday evening, … Continue reading

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