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How to Skillfully Choose Your Parenting Battles

‘We say “YES” as much as we possibly can, because we know we will have to say “NO” so much!’ This is one of the best tidbits of advice I…

Tasting Grace is a mentoring in the kitchen ministry. While many women learned to cook and do life by being in the kitchen with their moms and grandmas, there are just as many girls and women who have never had this wonderful experience. Find out more about this book and this mentoring ministry on the blog today!

Would You Like to Taste Grace?

Grace. It’s one of my favorite words in the entire dictionary. And, today, I have the privilege of introducing you to a woman who is inviting others to taste grace.…

Daily prayer is downright powerful. And we've been given the opportunity to become a prayer warrior - someone of fierce, bold prayer! We can pray for the anxious, for healing, for strength, for guidance, and more knowing that God hears our requests. Read here for 5 ideas that equip you to pray boldly!

What to do When You’re Ready to Pray Powerful Prayers

You are in for another special treat today! My friend Alison Tiemeyer is back for another wonderful guest post. This time, she’s talking about prayer.  There’s something about prayer that…

Making the Grace Table at Christmas

My move to South Africa came with a lot of surprising and unexpected changes. I had a tough time readjusting almost everything. I badly missed my family and friends. That…

How to Find the Sweet Aroma in the Middle of Suffering

I remember the first night I tried the stuff. My friend Jennifer and her husband were over for dinner. She was providing the dessert; I was providing the dinner. Before…

How to SURVIVE Being Smothered in Motherhood

There’s a stage that moms go through. All moms. It can be when you have one baby that you care for full-time. It can be when you have two or more…

Help! There’s a “DIVA” in this Relationship (and it might be me)!

It was one of the busiest Friday afternoons at the gas pumps that I can remember. Cars were everywhere jockeying to get in the right line and fill up their…

Life is filled with moments that make us question God and His goodness. Today's post offers a positive word of hope in the middle of the pains of life. Read and be encouraged!

How Can This Pain Possibly be Good?

It is one of the most vivid memories I have. I was seated in the choir loft before an evening service at church when the assistant choir director called out…

30 Timely Tips to Better Care for Your Aging Parents (Part One)

Recently, a friend asked me to write an article about how to best care for aging parents. I really didn’t have much personal experience in this area, but I knew…

How Can You Make More Of Jesus This Year?

It’s happening! It happens every year. It starts at about Daylight Savings, and it builds up as the days of November tumble by. It’s the Holiday Rush – that hectic,…

Would you like some advice and tips on what men really like to hear? Whether married, engaged, or in a dating relationship, here are 5 wise, Bible-based principles that can solve problems, enhance your relationship, and give you more positive communication with your man.

5 MORE Things Every Man Loves to Hear

Last summer the most amazing thing happened. I interviewed my husband, asking him what men liked to hear, and then I wrote a post about it. The response from readers…

Win & Keep Your Child's Heart with These 8 Proven Strategies

Win & Keep Your Child’s Heart with These 8 Proven Strategies

My 22-year old son loves board games. Any game that involves strategy, tactics, rules, and winning – he enjoys! If wars, battles, fighting, and world domination come included… that’s even…