Author Archives: Shana Hensley

The Voices in Our Heads

·         I’m not equipped or skilled enough to do that! ·         The ‘in’ crowd never wants to invite me in. ·         I’m not bold enough or have an outgoing personality. ·         My marriage will never look like hers. ·         Why do I feel so unwanted in my own family? ·         Why don’t my kids look […]

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Tears and Oil

Luke 7:36-50 The Pharisee invited Jesus over for dinner. A sinful woman from town heard He was going to be there, so she came with an alabaster jar of perfume oil. As Jesus spoke to the Pharisee, the woman’s tears wet Jesus feet. She wiped them with her hair, kissed His feet then poured perfumed oil on them. […]

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Dinosaur Eggs produce Patience!

We are a homeschool family, our weeks are full to bursting with spelling bees, math drills, and geography trivia for fun learning! When our kiddos do really well, we treat them with a few dollars and drive out to our local Dollar General. They get their own little yellow basket and scan the isles for that […]

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That Old Coonhound, Sadie

Our family has a coonhound that we foster for our local animal shelter. Her name is Sadie, she has a strikingly shiny, sleek, rich black and red coat. She’s gorgeous to look at when the sun shines down on her back. When she wandered in, she was very malnourished and timid. It took us weeks to get […]

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How to be a WORLD CHANGER!

Do you want to change the WORLD? Do you want to be the leader God created you to be? Together, let’s change the world, starting with ourselves. Romans 12:9-16 (NLT) ·         Help me not to pretend to love others ·         Help me to really love them ·         Help me to hate what is wrong ·         […]

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How’s your heart?

Proverbs 4:23 “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” If we knew we had a physical heart condition, we would most certainly want to see a cardiologist for treatment. But what about our heart, the one that beats our character and integrity? As I meditated on Proverbs 4:23, I asked […]

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Unwholesome Talk

Ephesians 4:29 “Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.” NIV Words are powerful. You can build someone up or tear someone down with a spoken word. The Lord has revealed to me through […]

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Deuteronomy 6:7 (KJV) 7 And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up. As a homeschooling family we are always looking for ways to study and teach God’s Word […]

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Filled to the Brim!

Every morning I try to get up an hour before the others. This gives me an opportunity to have my quiet time with the Lord. My day always thanks me for having that special time set aside for the Lord and I feel His presence there throughout my day. In Psalm 63, David shows us […]

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Another homeschool day, all my lil’ Hensley’s are gathered around the school table working on their assignments. I’m at the kitchen table, tapping away on my keyboard getting some writing in before our instructional period. I notice that our youngest catches something out of the corner of his eye, his attention is diverted from his lesson […]

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