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7 Things Your Children Need To Hear You Say

Words. Often overlooked, and somewhat underrated. Speaking (simple) words to our children’s heart can life-giving and affirming.  Speak to their hearts, from the depths of your own. Our children cannot read our minds.  It is time to speak up.…

Grumble The Weekend Away (or give your heart a re-set)

Something is in the air. The Saturday chores are taking longer to finish, the children are squabbling over breakfast and my coffee has lost its normal perk. There is always housework, and preparing for Sunday’s big meal. The chores,…

I Wish That I Could Protect You From… (Life)

Dear Child of Mine It is hard to tell you this.  I do not really have all of the answers you may seek as you grow up. I want you to remember that I wish I could protect you…

Fall Fun

31 Days Of Fall Fun

Fall is my favorite time of the year, and I purpose to enjoy every opportunity that I can.  Here are some ideas that you can try in 31 days, to make every day full of fall fun! 1. Create…

A Meeting At The Well (the faces of motherhood)

The back of my throat was scratchy and calling the cool water I held in my hands. I had forgotten it was there, it had been in my grip for so long, waiting for a break in the gathering…

Your Calling Is To Be Present In Your Story

We were seated in the middle of a couple hundred folding chairs, under high ceilings built together with wooden beams, with windows opened around the perimeter to let the summer breeze bring any refreshment it could afford. My friends…