The Gift of an Ordinary Day

I was recently reading one of my favorite bloggers, Jill Savage, who has a ministry called Hearts at Home to encourage stay-at-home moms. I like and respect Jill because she is “for real.”  Even though she’s authored many books and has been a regular guest on Focus on the Family’s radio broadcast, she still packs peanut butter and jelly sandwiches…
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Sometimes this Happens – Part 2

In Sometimes This Happens – Part 1, I showed this picture… – – …and proceeded to explain that I was touched deeply because Autumn and Lexy are constantly at each others throats. – Well, here’s a pictorial illustration of what I was talking about… – “Jumping on the trampoline is so much fun.”

Sometimes this Happens – Part 1

One day, my Hubby showed me this picture… – – – It shows Autumn Joy (6 years old) and Alexis, aka Lexy (3 years old), sleeping with their arms wrapped around each other. I was certain the picture was staged.  So I asked Hubby, “Is this for real, or did they pose?”  “It’s for real,” he shot back. – I was…
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Memories of Childhood and Home

Here are some beautiful words of encouragement for your heart today… – – –There Is Nothing Higher And Stronger – More Wholesome And Useful For – Life In Later Years Than Some Good Memory, – Especially A Memory Connected With – Childhood, With Home. – – by Fyodor Dostoevsky Excerpt from Life’s Little Book of Wisdom for Mothers by Barbour…
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There’s No Place Like Home

– Lord, through all generations, you have been our home! Psalm 90:1 – Recently, I came across a music video that reminded me of how our homes should represent everything that’s good and warm, and loving and lasting in our lives.  (It doesn’t always feel like that when we’re in the heat of the battle disciplining our teens; but even if this…
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