Rocks to Remember

“Mom, look!” my little Charis calls. She holds out her pudgy 2 year old hand to me, face upturned in the bright sun. “I found rocks!” she says. “Oh, you did!” I praise her, an uncontrollable smile pulling at the corners of my mouth.  She has proudly singled out and collected a special 5, and […]

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Because I Will Always Be Their Mother

Mother’s Day is a day that evokes a lot of emotion for me.  I grew up down south.  I don’t know if it is still the same today, but most of the women would wear a corsage to honor their mother’s.  The color had meaning.  A red flower meant your mother was living.  A white […]

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Praying God’s Will; 2 Thessalonians, Chapter 3

Good Monday, Friends.  How have you been?  Have you read 2 Thessalonians 3? This may be a hard chapter for some.  Paul addresses the subject of disciplining a brother who is living in sin. I used the NASB, Amplified Version, Blueletterbible.org, and the IVP Bible Background Commentary for the New Testament. The Word of God […]

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How to Develop a Working Budget

I recently shared how our family started tithing, and even more recently, how God enabled us to begin giving a portion of what is left every month (a total miracle). In order to be responsible with our finances, I learned to look at our monthly financial picture and devise a budget.  It is the only […]

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The Light in Us

Have you read missionary Sheila Scorziello’s beautiful blog about the country of Italy where she lives, and the culture and people she loves?  I recently discovered her corner of WordPress, and I am just so delighted to meet her.  Her writing just draws one in. She wrote a post sharing how Italians celebrate February 2nd, […]

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