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I'm sorry! Here's a book.

I’m sorry! Here’s a book.

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I’m sorry! I left you high and dry and didn’t even tell you where I was going. I hope you can forgive me. As a writer, sometimes I get swept away by the words and forget to touch base with reality. But I promise I haven’t forgotten about you. In fact, you’ve been on my…

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Have you ever wondered how the children in your life will turn out? Don't miss this one important way you could be impacting them.

How to Impact a Child’s Life with More Than Just Words

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When it comes to kids, it’s normal to wonder what the future might hold for them. What will they grow up to be? Will they find happiness? Will they keep the faith?  Whether we are the parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, or the neighbor next door, we hope we can have some sort of impact on their life. But what…

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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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How to Be Still with God

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  Everyone keeps saying “be still with God” but what does that even mean? How do you do it? That’s a really good question, and it’s why I created the 7-Day Prayer Challenge as a free gift for you. The 7-Day Prayer Challenge will help you understand what it means to be still with God and…

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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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When you have a million other things to do, what’s the motivation to take time to pray? In this post, find out the secret reason I can’t skip my prayer time.

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Do you love a good massage as much as I do? Oh my goodness — glorious relaxation! Massages aren’t a luxury I indulge in very often anymore. However, for Christmas last year I received two gift certificates. I keep meaning to call and schedule an appointment, but it hasn’t happened yet. So today, as I…

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When my 2-year-old son was diagnosed with cancer, I reached a point when I just felt mad at God. How could He let this happen? Was He even listening? In this post, I'll share with you how I learned to pray even when I was mad at God and how it changed my life and deepened my faith.

How to Pray When You Are Mad!

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  When my son, Cooper, was undergoing cancer treatment, we went on his Make-a-Wish trip to Florida. He wanted to touch a dolphin, and apparently Florida was the place to do it. But as soon as we landed, we got off the airplane and onto an ambulance. Cooper had a fever, which, at that time,…

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Let's draw names this Christmas. Get a chance to win some great gifts!

A Christmas Gift for You

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  Hello! Happy Advent and Merry Christmas! I couldn’t let this season of celebrating Jesus’ birth go by without giving you some gifts! But since there are so many of you and just one of me, it’s going to have to be more of a let’s-draw-names-for-Christmas situation this year. To put your name in the hat…

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End of Cancer Celebration!

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The last few weeks have been an amazing time of celebration and change for our family as our youngest son, Cooper, completed his three-year cancer treatment. (Some of you have seen pictures on Facebook. If we aren’t Facebook friends yet, click here so you don’t miss the fun!) My head is spinning with all the…

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