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How To Avoid Hiring Your TV as Your Babysitter

By on September 26, 2017 in Family and Parenting with 3 Comments

As a homemaker, I’ve embraced the responsibility of managing our home. This means that planning and prepping meals, maintaining a functional kitchen, staying on top of the laundry, deep cleaning toilets, etc., falls on me. As a stay-at-home mom, I’ve embraced the reality of daily chaos. This means that I’m somehow expected to do all […]

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The Heart of an Anxious Mom in the Hand of a Sovereign God

By on November 10, 2016 in Family and Parenting with 2 Comments

I was sitting on the conveyor belt in the baggage claim area of the Jackson International airport when the tornados came through Jackson, MS. The airport staff had directed us to take shelter there until the storms passed. I had already heard of the casualties in Arkansas, children who lost parents, parents who lost babies. […]

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My Disciples Lack Boundaries (And Jesus Totally Gets That)

By on August 30, 2016 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

Making disciples is a privilege and command given to every follower of Jesus. Right now I’m discipling a group of senior girls and a couple of young moms. Making a disciple isn’t simply meeting once a week for 30 mins, but sharing some meals together, doing ministry and some life together (so many graduation parties, […]

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Fostering Grace

By on August 11, 2016 in Family and Parenting with 1 Comment

Unqualified. Insecurity. Doubt. Fear. Those are the things that constantly loomed in my thoughts. Those words could define a number of things for you – for me, those words defined motherhood. In January, my husband and I embarked on an uphill journey through the Foster Care System. We have welcomed the late night phone calls asking […]

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When I Doubt My Decision To Be a Stay-At-Home-Mom

By on June 2, 2016 in Family and Parenting with 4 Comments

Y’all, I’m gonna be real… Being a fairly young, fairly new mom, the repercussions of my decision to primarily stay home from outside work to raise my son are still fresh to my heart. And there was a recent period of time where I really struggled to fully embrace God’s calling on my life to […]

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Why Mothers Are So Important

Being a mother is both demanding and rewarding—it is equivalent to a professional pursuit.[1] Molding minds, healing spirits, nurturing bodies, and developing potential—this job can be amazingly productive and overwhelmingly rewarding. The results of competent mothering will be passed from generation to generation! For a mother, rearing her children is her mission, life’s work, the […]

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This generation needs mothers with a magnificent obsession…

By on March 3, 2016 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

Motherhood is both a demanding and a rewarding profession. Unfortunately, the rewards, as often is true with any endeavor, often come much later in life. Nevertheless, a prime characteristic of the good mother is unselfishness; she can wait for the final realization of her rewards. Meantime she can watch God work in the lives of […]

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I May Not Be There – But Keep Honoring Moms

By on May 7, 2015 in Women's Issues with 2 Comments

It’s that time of year again, when pastors and churches start asking the question, “How do we celebrate mother’s day without hurting the feelings or distancing ourselves from ‘non-moms’?” Blogs like this one An open letter to pastors {A non-mom speaks about Mother’s Day} that was circulated around Facebook a couple of years ago, will be posted […]

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Consulting the Maker

By on April 28, 2015 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

The scene was a small farmer’s market where my daughter and I had been shopping. We were leaving and she didn’t want to get in her car seat. I was about 9 months pregnant with our second daughter and I had done everything I was physically capable of doing to get her in her seat. […]

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Maybe You're {Not} Supposed to Do It All

By on March 24, 2015 in Family and Parenting, Ministry with 2 Comments

“Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it.” ~Colossians 4:9 In our culture, moms are called on to do more than they have ever had to do before. While we also have more help with smartphones and fast food and efficient appliances, most moms feel the […]

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