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Where are all of those friends who used to pass us in the halls and sit near us in the pew? What is causing church attendance to dwindle? Here is one possible reason that people are leaving our churc

I Think I’ve Discovered THE Reason that People Are Leaving Our Churches!

For the last two years, I’ve been praying over, thinking over, discussing and researching the answers to this poignant question: Why are people leaving our churches (and not going anywhere else)?…

Making Much of Jesus at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving… A time where family and friends gather to remember the abundance of blessings bestowed upon them during the year. A time where a harvest of food and lighthearted fun…

Could you use some essentials to follow as you are starting out in the blogging world? Here are 10 practical tips for how to begin well and keep your wits about you as you blog!

10 Great TIPS for Brand New Bloggers!

  I’ve been asked this same question several times recently: “I’m just starting to blog. What great advice do you have to share with me?” I thought perhaps a blog…

Are you a woman looking for a great book to read this summer? Here is a fabulous list of inspiration books for women of all ages. You'll also find great reviews and links to other wonderful sites in this post. Why not drop by for a visit today?

15 Books I’d Like to Read This Summer!

Summer! It’s just a few days away – literally. The weather is warming up. Children are getting bouncier and more hyped-up!   Stores are lining their shelves with sand toys,…

Would you like some practical truths that will help you to protect your marriage? Here are some wise words of counsel and useful tips that can offer incredible protection to your relationship.

10 Ways to Completely Avoid An Affair

I’ve talked to many people who’ve blown it by having an extra-marital affair. They come from all walks of life. Men. Women. Young.  Old. Pastors. Pastor’s wives. Regular folks. However,…

Would you like to have a marriage that lasts a lifetime? How do you accomplish this? Here are 25 Simple (not necessarily easy) Ways to Make Your Marriage Last from a couple that's now working on their 26th year!

25 Simple Ways to Make Your Marriage Last

25 years ago today, I walked down a very long aisle in front of a large crowd of friends and family to pledge my life and my love to Randy. During…

Blogging can be a lot of hard work! Bloggers can grow weary. Here is hope and inspiration to let you know that your blogs do matter. What you are doing does make a difference!

Dear Blogger… What You’re Doing Really Does MATTER!

Dear Blogger, What you are doing really DOES matter! You likely started out, like I did, with such high hopes. You thought this would be an amazing, easy, and very…

The Amazing Story of How One Young Woman MET Her Redeemer!

Today, I have the privilege of introducing you to a precious young woman I met recently. Her story is one of tragedy and pain, of grace and triumph. As you…

Waiting. No one really likes it. But, it seems to be a regular part of life. How do we move from anxiety and impatience to peace and contentment? Find out in this helpful post today.

How to Avoid the Anxiety of Waiting

This week, I’ve been in “waiting” mode. And, I really HATE to wait! I’ll admit it. I’m pretty impatient. No, I’m really impatient! Whether it’s waiting in the afternoon traffic,…