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By popular demand, 100+ homemaking bloggers are bringing back The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle, and it’s better than ever! The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle is a complete library of great eBooks on homemaking—a truly valuable knowledge base you’ll use for many years to come. Unlike a library, though, you don’t have to spend years building it up. The […]

Where Is God In This Mess?

I have a confession to make.  As you probably know, I’ve been really struggling with depression. I’ve been out-of-control irritable and angry. I haven’t had patience with my kids. I haven’t shown my kiddos a lot of grace lately. I have been allowing myself to “shut down” mentally & emotionally and thereby spending waaaaaay to […]

Are You Listening?

These two three verses seem to be staring me in the face of late….I think it’s time that I start listening! Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe. (Proverbs 29:25) Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own […]

Moms of Faith: Have You Met Rebecca Brandt? {aka MomsMustardSeeds}

Have you ever been WOWed by another person’s faith? An “I-want-what-they-have” kind of faith? I have had the privilege of meeting several wonderful gals lately with the kind of faith that inspires me to keep seeking the Lord on a deeper level (if you’re visiting here from Seeds of Faith you already know Penny Franklin!). […]

Coming Out of the Darkness….

Okay, if you’ve been hanging around here lately, you may know that I’ve been in a bit of a funk lately. (and if you have been hanging around and didn’t know it….well, I guess that means I’m hiding it well!) ANYWAY, I had some rays of sunshine that broke through my funk today that I […]

Draw Me Nearer, Lord

I don’t want to whine to you.  So, without going into a whole lot of detail, we’re dealing with some heart issues in our home.   A dear friend of mine reminds me that we’re mothering in the trenches, and boy oh boy is she right! But amidst the battles and the skirmishes, I’m feeling farther […]

Scripture Sunday: Like A Tree

{Photo Credit: Sergey Tokarev} I was talking with a friend the other day, and she was sharing a message that she heard in a church service.  Evidently there are many references in the Bible to man being like a tree. The gist of the message was that as a tree needs to be well-rooted in […]