Why You Don't Have to Prove Yourself

It’s difficult to not feel pressure in a society that praises works, beauty and monetary status, when all you’re trying to concern your mind with is how your life will be used to glorify God. How can you be sure you’re following […]

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The Gospel for the Weak Mom

"I thought parenting was going to portray my strengths, never realizing God had ordained it to reveal my weaknesses." —Dave Harvey 106 degrees. I stood leaning against the port-​​​​a-​​​​potty dutifully eating a Lunchables, trying not to taste the smell that only an […]

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Teaching Your Kids to Ask Important Questions

As parents, we want our kids to make good choices. When they are very young, we make the majority of the decisions for them. As they grow up, mom and dad relinquish more and more of that responsibility. Whether it […]

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Unsung Heroes: Being a Role Model Outside the Spotlight

I bet most of you have never heard about Jonathan slaying a giant in the Bible, yet here it is: “And there was a again a war at Gath, where there was a man of great stature, who had six fingers on each hand, and […]

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Ticked, Annoyed, Angry?

I woke up feeling fine. But my mood didn’t last long. Stewing over a situation I couldn’t change, I felt engulfed by negative emotions — I was ticked off, annoyed, and angry.  Grumpily telling my husband how irritated I was at the situation, he responded, “Well, […]

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Living a “Joshua 1:9” Life

When my daughter, Peyton, was eight, she was on a soccer team. She really struggled with being afraid of the ball for a long time, but I remember the day she seemed to have gotten past her fear and was really getting into […]

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