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My husband and I haven’t always been tens when it comes to parenting our children. We, like most people, have days where we are on point with our parenting skills. We do things well; we work together (as mom and dad) well, our kids get along and everyone is happy. We hit the mark on […]

02/19

Faith + Prayer, Mothering, Prayer

Raising Arrows

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If I were your enemy, I’d seek to disintegrate your family and destroy every member of it.  I’d want to tear away at your trust and unity and turn everyone’s love inward on themselves.  I would make sure your family didn’t look anything like it’s supposed to.  Because then people would look at your Christian marriage , […]

Faith + Prayer, Marriage, Prayer

For Better or For Worse

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02/12

01/12

Marriage

Worth It // Fervent Week Four
(Part One)

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I said I wasn’t going to do it. I promised myself that I wouldn’t get caught up in it. I’d ignore it. Fight the temptation to join in. Think twice before doing something that I may regret down the road. I really had good intentions of just walking away. But that’s me, see? I’m the Queen […]

08/25

Faith + Prayer, Marriage

Casting Stones: A Christian Woman’s Perspective on the Ashley Madison Scandal

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I’ve always struggled with my self-esteem. This is no secret to anyone who reads this blog. I’ve talked about it openly, admitted that I’m my own worst enemy, and have slowly come to a point where I’ve learned to love myself, accept myself, and embrace the person I was created to be. But that didn’t […]

Marriage, Personal

I let Megan Fox Ruin my Birthday

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10/02

How many of you know someone who has battled Alzheimer’s? Back in the early 2000’s (can’t remember which year specifically), my grandmother, the one I referred to dearly as “Maw” was diagnosed with the disease. It started slowly, but progressed faster and faster until eventually there was nothing left of the person that she once […]

08/30

Marriage

Should I Forget…

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What? Don’t laugh. Don’t click away because you think I’ve all of a sudden come up with some sense of insane narcissism and arrogance. Because I haven’t. I’m just stating the truth. Remember, I’m all about the truth. About being REAL. About laying it all out there and not being afraid to talk about things […]

08/19

Mothering

I am the Perfect Parent

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Unless you were born yesterday, you know what Twilight is. The series of Vampire novels written by Stephenie Meyer that have taken this entire country by storm. Teenage girls swoon at the thought of kissing a vampire and grown women {myself included} stand outside of theatres at midnight to watch the new film release; all […]

Marriage

Why women love “Twilight”

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12/13

I’m really not sure why, but all of my thoughts and creative juices seem to start flowing around 9:00 pm every single night. I would love to be able to lay down and just go to sleep like semi-normal people do. But I can’t. Instead, my mind waits until I can’t hold my eyes open […]

12/07

Marriage

Acclimating…again

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