Category Archives: Challenging Behaviors

Do you ever feel like you put the gifts God has given you before God Himself? In this post, get some insight and a way to get your priorities back in order.

3 Useful Ways to Embrace the Gift Giver (Not the Gifts)

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Last week, I made a special day for the boys. First we went to the library. Then we picked up food from a local restaurant and brought it home to eat. We had a busy schedule later in the evening, but I told them we would be fine if we just did what we needed…

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Ever have those days where it's almost impossible to bend your will to God? In this post, get some comfort as well as encouragement on your journey to grow closer to God.

What Happens When ‘Thy Will Be Done’ Is Hard to Say?

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One morning we were rushing to get ready for school…okay, actually I was rushing to get ready. The kids were messing around. And for reasons I still don’t fully understand, my oldest son, Anthony, decided it was the opportune moment to disassemble his Lava Lamp. Cooper, my youngest son, was watching with a mixture of…

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Do you ever struggle to express your emotions in a loving way? This post gives five powerful steps to help you say what you think without being mean. Plus, get a free printable!

5 Powerful Steps to Help You Say What You Think

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I can be kind of a hot-headed Christian woman. (I’ll pause for a moment so all who know me well can have a laugh.) My Genuflected friends might even remember the time I accidentally yelled at a lady or all those times in my book Forty Days when I lost my cool. Most people assume…

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Can You Answer This Big Question in a Small Way?

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This morning the dog was dancing at the door, her fingernails clicking against the hardwood floors. She jumped and twirled and did a pirouette, desperate for someone to notice and let her out. My son, Cooper, was sitting at the table eating his cereal. His older brother, Anthony, was standing in the kitchen waiting for…

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