Category Archives: Christian Living

Make This Year Different

It’s that time of year: We are bound and determined to make a change in our lives this year. We’ve chosen our New Year’s Resolutions or chosen our One Word.  We’ve joined the local gym, stocked our fridges with fruits and veggies, and filled our water jugs.  We sync our Fitbits as we sit down […]

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Ask and Receive

“Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without criticizing, and it will be given to him. But let him ask in FAITH without doubting. For the doubter is like the surging sea, driven and tossed by the wind.” James 1:5-6, HCSB [emphasis added] I have […]

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His Birthday…Our Gift

The Birth of Jesus Foretold  Luke 1:26-38 The Birth of Jesus Luke 2: 1-7 The Gift of Jesus–Our Salvation “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord” (Luke 2:11). “For to us a child is born. To us a son is given; and the […]

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The Little Drummer Boy

“I have no gift to bring…that’s fit to give a King…Shall I play for you…on my drum?” ~The Little Drummer Boy, Katherine Kennicott Davis How many times have you heard this quaint little song during the holiday season? You may even hum it to yourself every once in a while. It’s definitely a classic and one […]

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The Journey

The last 17 years of my journey with Christ has not been easy. I am a Mama to six, Mimi to three, working from home, and we are a homeschool family. It seems like I am always racing against the clock. Setting aside time daily to pray and study God’s Word is super hard but […]

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Process Pattern of Prayer

Sometimes your heart is heavy about “stuff.”  You may not be angry…disappointed…not even sad. (“Well, maybe I have been a tad sad at times.  Smile.”)  Your heart is simply processing. I believe that Jesus processed too, but He thrived in the process because He remained obedient.  He was fully human AND fully God.  Yet, Jesus […]

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Live Christmas Everyday

During the Christmas season, people for the most part are more loving, caring, and giving.  It’s like they get a glimpse of Jesus and share Him, even if it is just for a little while.   I think there is this whole innocence surrounding Christmas.  If we allow God to be seen through all the […]

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Calm the Storm

Today I have just finished celebrating the 4th birthday of our sweet daughter. The pride and joy she brings is incomparable. While I celebrate the day she was born, it also brings back some tough memories for me because her birth brought on physical, mental, and even spiritual battles. Now, we are in the very […]

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Something Good and Beautiful

Currently, I am reading one of my favorite books, Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskin, to my fifth grade homeroom.  The main character, Caitlin, a child with asperger’s, is dealing with the death of her brother.  She’s searching for closure for herself, her father, and her new friend Michael, whose mother was killed along with her brother. […]

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Shouting Praises

I will thank Yahweh with all my heart; I will declare all Your wonderful works. Psalms 9:1, HCSB Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! I hope you are enjoying yourselves with your families and eating too much turkey! I’m blessed to spend my Thanksgiving with my mom and dad’s families this year. I praise the Lord that I […]

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