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How I Learned About Rejoicing in the Sock Aisle at Target

By on August 31, 2017 in Christian Life with 23 Comments

This is the story of how I ended up crying my eyes out in the sock aisle of Target … and I learned about rejoicing. Oh, the adventures a woman can have at Target, am I right ladies?! The possibilities are endless, even when the paycheck is small. This particular venture that beckoned me to […]

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Keeping the ‘Happy’ in Thanksgiving and the ‘Merry’ in Christmas During Your Season of Crazy

By on November 12, 2015 in Holiday with 1 Comment

Okay, quick poll: Raise your hand if it was mid-July, you blinked, and when you opened your eyes it was November? Oh, that many of us, hmm? At our house, life seems to be passing by in something of a blur these days. My husband and I have four jobs between us, in addition to […]

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Intentional Contentment In A Never-Ever-Satisfied Culture

By on August 4, 2015 in Personal Growth with 2 Comments

Texas just recorded its wettest May ever. In fact, so did the entire United States, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Since, in North Texas, we’ve been under drought conditions steadily since 2012 to the point of government-enforced watering restrictions, you’d think an uptick in rain would be welcome news. But, I […]

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Fear, Anxiety, and the Proverbs 31 Woman

By on June 24, 2015 in Christian Life with 1 Comment

Fear and Anxiety. I know these demons well. I don’t remember a time in my life where I haven’t fought them. Some days they lie in the recesses of my mind and heart but never truly rear their ugly heads. And, some days they threaten to take over and seek to blackmail me into spiritual, […]

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How Parenting Draws Us to Thankfulness and Rejoicing

You know the saying, “You can’t see the forest for the trees”? Sometimes I feel that way in my parenting role. I stay so intently focused on the “bad” things that my children are doing that I forget to see the good things. I tend to dwell on all the negatives surrounding me and my […]

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Practicing "Holy Day" Hospitality

By on December 4, 2014 in Holiday, House and Home with 0 Comments

What is your reaction when you think of the holiday season? Did you know that the holiday season is actually a “holy-season” that should bring us closer to the event or person we are celebrating? Contrary to current practice, Thanksgiving Day is rooted in an occasion focused on thanking God for His provision rather than […]

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But…What If I'm Not Happy?

By on June 25, 2013 in Faith with 0 Comments

“Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”  This famous phrase found in our country’s “Declaration of Independence” defines the people who inhabit this great land of the United States.  In fact, the “pursuit of happiness” is often the main focus of our identity – both on an individual and national scale.  There is nothing wrong […]

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