Category Archives: Encouragement

Dear Mom Struggling with Guilt and Shame

Please share:Dear Mom Struggling with Guilt and Shame, I don’t know what brought you to this place. It might have been some form of domestic abuse, financial problems, homeschooling woes, public schooling woes, health concerns, family issues, choices your children … Continue reading

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God Behind the Scenes

Please share: God Behind the Scenes We had VBS every night last week, and then we went to Teach Them Diligently Convention in Dallas over the weekend. Now we’re getting ready to attend church camp. I am still working on … Continue reading

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Is God Really Good ALL the Time?

Please share: *This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting my site. Is God Really Good ALL the Time? I had something very different planned for today’s post. And then I saw this on Facebook: It links to this … Continue reading

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How My Small yes Changed My Family in a BIG Way

Please share: Note: I received a free copy of Rhinestone Jesus as part of the book’s launch team. Anything I say about the book is my honest opinion. I was not required to write anything positive about the book. (I was … Continue reading

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When the Seemingly Bad is Good

Please share: *This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting my site! When the Seemingly Bad is Good Last week I had to take Princess Roo to the endocrinologist for a check-up. (She’s doing well and has grown enough … Continue reading

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The Blessing of Progress

Please share: The Blessing of Progress She was falling apart. The craft supplies she had left in the car, and then brought into the house (I saw her bring them in), were missing. She cried, screamed, demanded that we all … Continue reading

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Prayers Spoken, Lives Changed

Please share: Prayers Spoken, Lives Changed For over a year, I have shared testimonies of God’s work in my life in the Be Fully Persuaded series. And I love reading others’ stories of God’s faithfulness as much as I love … Continue reading

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When You Get a Different Dream

Please share: *This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting this site! When You Get a Different Dream I have written about how my writing has taken a much different turn than I expected. (I explained that in more … Continue reading

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To the Parent Struggling with Your Child’s Diagnosis

Please share: To the Parent Struggling with Your Child’s Diagnosis Note: This article does not address having a child with a terminal diagnosis. If this is your situation, my heart goes out to you. Please let me know how I … Continue reading

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Hearing God Amid Life’s Distractions {guest post}

Please share: *This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting this site! Today’s post was written by my sister-friend Kristin Andrews, a woman who has been part of my life since I was seven months old. She doesn’t blog … Continue reading

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