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What A Type-A, Driven, Military Woman Thinks About Biblical Womanhood

By on November 14, 2017 in Biblical Womanhood with 1 Comment

I have always been the bearer of Type-A personality. As a military member, such a personality pays dividends. “Type-A’ers” recognize problems and thrust themselves into developing solutions. Due to possessing the gift of leadership and having a knack for planning and executing tasks, the military was an ideal fit for me. God opened doors for […]

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What Pornography and That Third Piece of Cake Have In Common

By on November 2, 2017 in Christian Life with 5 Comments

Before you even begin reading this post, promise me you will read to the very end. Promise? Okay. Good. Please proceed. The recent onslaught of natural disasters is an obvious sign that we are nearer to the end times than ever before, but there is a sign that is even more prevalent that we often […]

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“Dear Discouraged Ministry Wife…” A Letter From a Woman Who’s Been There

By on October 3, 2017 in Ministry with 0 Comments

October is Pastor Appreciation Month.  While not all church families have caught on to this opportunity, many have snagged it and ran with their hospitality gifts to bless their pastor and his family!  For many ministers, wives, and their families, it’s a time of abundance, and for others, it can seem like just any other time of […]

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Loving Someone Through Grief and Loss

By on April 13, 2017 in Family and Parenting with 2 Comments

Over the past year, the Lord has taught me, my husband, and my family a lot about relying on Him for getting through the hard times. In August 2015, my mother-in-law went home to be with the Lord. Less than a year later – in August 2016 – my father-in-law joined her in Heaven. This […]

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I No Longer Want To Do Big Things For God

By on April 6, 2017 in Ministry with 3 Comments

Okay hear me out before you freak out. There was a time in my life (namely, a few months ago) when I wanted to do BIG things for God. I wanted to be a speaker at BIG conferences. I wanted to impact a BIG number of people. I wanted to make a BIG difference. Big, big, big.  But that’s not what I […]

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I Never Dreamed God’s Plan for Me Involved Using My Kitchen!

By on February 7, 2017 in House and Home with 2 Comments

The clinking of coffee cups and the amalgamation of female voices echoes melodically off the kitchen walls; I’ve been awakened too early for my liking, but I don’t mind…especially when my wits are gathered and I realize that the voices I hear belong to my mother, my grandmother and my four aunts. These are some […]

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Five “Save The Morning” Tips for Moms of Littles

By on March 22, 2016 in Family and Parenting with 2 Comments

Fellow Stay-at-Home Momma, Can I share a few small tips for the morning that have helped me to be more productive and intentional—aka, off the couch vegging out—as I’m home with my young’n? Spend at least a few minutes chipping away at your Bible reading plan in the morning before your family needs you. This […]

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Embracing the Portion of God

By on February 2, 2016 in Faith with 4 Comments

“The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places…” Psalm 16:6 I was living a beautiful life. Married to the man I love–my best friend–for over 30 years, two wonderful children, a sweet extended family, a loving church family, and precious friends. We were enjoying a comfortable home with a comfortable income from work we […]

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What I Learned from Battling Stage 4 Breast Cancer

By on October 23, 2014 in Women's Issues with 4 Comments

Monica Patrick is a wife, a homeschooling-mother of four, and, most recently, a breast cancer patient. In 2013, she was told that, not only did she have breast cancer, but that it had spread into the bones of her pelvis and spine. It was Stage 4 breast cancer – the prognosis was bleak. But God […]

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5 Things I've Learned as a Newlywed

By on July 23, 2014 in Marriage with 3 Comments

Before I got married, people told me that the first few years of marriage would be difficult. Sound familiar? You probably have heard this too. But, my marriage of nearly two years has been nothing short of a special blessing in my life. This does not mean my marriage has been perfect. It is simply […]

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