Category Archives: Spiritual Matters

Spiritual warfare, motherhood, and the full armor…

We’ve all seen them- the blogs from fellow Christian moms and housewives promising us  the formula to a better life…how we can keep our homes sparkling clean and always ready for drop by company…how we can stay thin, fit, and youthful whilst … Continue reading

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I’m Having an Amazing Life!

I’ve done a lot of reflection last month into this new year. It’s a yearly ritual thing of mine to look over the past year and sort of evaluate the ups and downs…weigh in on the good and bad, mull … Continue reading

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Why I’m hearing more from God these days…

  The day I stopped trying to keep a perfect house (and perfectly dressed children, perfectly coiffed hair, etc. etc. etc.) is the day I found sweet freedom. Freedom from the overwhelming busyness that kept me from noticing God’s most … Continue reading

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Love is an action word

  Valentine’s Day 2014 has come to an end and now the half price chocolates will be on sale soon.  Long after the sale bins are emptied and the bouquets wilted I will still consider every day an opportunity to … Continue reading

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change and grief…

“Why is a caterpillar wrapped in silk while it changes into a butterfly? So the other caterpillars can’t hear the screams. Change hurts”  ― Rory Miller I’ve always loved butterflies. They’re not only special because of their obvious beauty, but they … Continue reading

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stop and smell the roses

This morning my rose bushes were in full glorious bloom! I absolutely couldn’t resist walking out to the yard in my pajamas to get a closer look and a couple of Instagram shots. The scent was heavenly! I know why … Continue reading

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What really matters…

What really matters? its the simple things….the “things” that can’t be bought… like this wind caressing warm May afternoon spent walking in the yard with my barefoot baby. or admiring the beauty of my new hanging plants and the sweet … Continue reading

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