Merry Everyday of the Year

So, this may not be a popular opinion. And it is just an opinion. But it has been on my heart because someone was making some very harsh, unloving comments because they were told “happy holidays”. I don’t understand why Christians get so upset when people say Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas. I am […]

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Showing Jesus’ Love

I recently read this at the beginning of a daily devotional from Focus on the Family and it really spoke to me. God convicted me. I keep looking for opportunities and ignoring interruptions.  How often do we find ourselves saying, “we Christians just need to show God’s love to others.” That if we just “loved […]

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Being a mom is hard work! Crazy hard. These little boys I have been entrusted to care for can leave me wanting to lock myself in a closet with a box of store bought brownies (because I didn’t have time to bake a pan myself!) I am so glad I’m not alone. I am so […]

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Rain Storms & Rainbows 

…the reality is, you can’t have rainbows without rain. And who wants to live in the middle of life’s rainstorms everyday….Rainbows aren’t meant to be permanent decorations in our lives but carefully placed reminders of God’s faithfulness to us all the time.

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I recently had two things happen to me.  The first was someone recently complaining about the flavors of the creamers available for the coffee at the church cafe. It was beyond simply disliking the choices available but even getting grumpy over them.  OKAY – it was ME! I wanted sugar free creamer. It wasn’t available. […]

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Smile for the Camera 

It’s the end of the school year across most of the country. In my local district, today happens to be the last day of school. My various social media platforms have all of these pictures parents are posting of the last day of school. The kids are smiling, giving thumbs up, and some are even […]

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