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Do you have young adult children? Have you discovered the joys that come with this age? Learn the truths about these children and some positive tips for better parenting your young adult kids.

10 Unexpected JOYS of Young Adult Children

It’s my sweetest memory in a long time with my kids. It was about ten-thirty at night. My husband and I had gotten settled in the bed to go to…

Santa Claus, reindeer, angels, elves, bells, bows, ribbons, and tulle. The season overflows with a million themes to decorate your home for Christmas. But what if this year you really want to hone in on the true meaning of Christmas? Find out how to make the most of Jesus in your Christmas decorations this year.

How to Make The Most of Jesus In Your Christmas Decor

Welcome to our special series, “Keeping Christ at the Center of Your Holidays.” Over the next few weeks, you get to enjoy the wonderful words of my amazing friends as…

Have You Discovered the Amazing WIFE SCHOOL??

About a year ago, I was flying with my husband up to New York State to speak to a group of women.  For some reason, we were separated on this flight…

THIS Isn’t Where I Thought I’d Be Right Now!

Several years ago, I walked into our North Carolina back yard looking for the big, lovable fluff-ball we affectionately called “Daisy.” She was a happy, bouncy 40-pound dog that we rescued…

Maybe it's a lifetime dream or a bucket list item? Most of us have life dreams of things we'd like to try, start, attempt, or finish. Here is an article offering you a pep talk filled with hope, quotes, Bible verses, and success stories. You are sure to be encouraged!

What Have You Always Wanted To Do, But Have Never Tried??

Have you got one of those dreams that you’ve held onto for a long time? Maybe it’s something you’ve wanted to accomplish, or finish or even begin? Maybe it’s something…

Middle school. It's one of the most challenging seasons of life for parents and for children. Here are some tips, quotes, and positive ideas for navigating the middle school years with more joy.

10 Surprising Joys of Middle School Kids

Our family loves roller coasters! The higher they are and the faster they go, the more we enjoy them. We’ve not met many coasters that we didn’t like. However, on…

3 Practical Ways We Can Reach the Lost in 2016

Staggering numbers! They came in a small “info-graphic” to my cell phone. When I first saw them, I thought I was reading them wrong. Here’s the graphic from Barna.org: These…

We all need to laugh sometimes! This post is filled with cartoons, quotes, and videos that are sure to bring out at least a little smile today!

How About a Little Humor?

I thought something light-hearted might be nice today. There’s much to hear, see and watch in the world that is sobering and heavy. There’s much sadness we can focus upon.…

Here’s the Church, Here’s the Steeple. Open the doors, Where are the PEOPLE?

It was about 2:00 in the afternoon on a cool February day.  I was in the office typing away when the call came. There was a women in the front office that…

We are bombarded in our day with so much information. Focus is huge! Here are 7 truths, techniques, and tips that will help you to greatly improve your focus and place your concentration on what is best.

7 Important Truths All Christians Must Believe

You are in for a special treat again today. My sweet friend Alison is guest posting and sharing a wonderful message about the truths we must hide in our hearts.…

Would you like some ideas for games, crafts, and treats to use with your kids and your family for Easter? I want to offer some simple ways you can intentionally infuse more of Jesus into your Easter celebrations.

16 Ways to Make Easter More Special

Walk into any store right now, and you’ll be bombarded with Easter baskets. Easter candy. Easter outfits. Easter toys. Easter cards. We’ve commercialized and monetized this holiday celebration just like…

Making Much of Jesus During Christmas with Your Preschoolers

The holiday season often comes and goes in such a rush and hurried manner that it often leaves us so relieved that it’s finally over. January comes and we sit…