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Counting Every Blessing

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. Every year during the month of November I try to be even more focused on being grateful.  Gratitude really does turn what we have into enough. Whenever I find my attitude is sour, if I instead focus on the good and all the blessings that I have,… Continue reading Counting Every Blessing

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Birds On A Wire

I absolutely adore Karen Stubbs and her Birds on a Wire Ministry. She is so real and genuine! If you are looking for a great devotional I recommend her book Moments With God for Mom’s, it’s one of my favorites. Moments With God for Mom’s “Whether you are a first-time mom of a newborn or… Continue reading Birds On A Wire

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Joy is a Choice

If I’ve learned anything in these last several months it’s that joy and contentment are a choice. Today I will choose to have contentment and be joyful! Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness; To the end that my glory may sing… Continue reading Joy is a Choice

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When Measuring Up Leaves Me Falling Behind

I have recently finished reading (for the second time) a book called Why Her? 6 Truths We Need to Hear When Measuring Up Leaves Us Falling Behind by Nicki Koziarz.  This book has really opened my eyes and made me think about comparison in a different light. From the lives of two sisters/wives from the Bible,… Continue reading When Measuring Up Leaves Me Falling Behind

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The Very Best Snapshots of Life

Why is it that we compare our very worst to the very best of the snapshots of life that others post? 🤔 I don’t know about you, but I’ve been guilty of doing it!  Lord, help me today to be grateful for all that I have and not let comparison steal my joy! I would love for… Continue reading The Very Best Snapshots of Life

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Feeling Overwhelmed?

I wanted to share something with you that I read in my devotions the other morning…. “When you feel overwhelmed, ask yourself, “Am I sacrificing my sanity or family to make this happen?” Pray about how God wants you to spend your time. What is best for you? Your marriage? Your family? Creating healthy boundaries… Continue reading Feeling Overwhelmed?

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The Blessing of the Storm

The other day was a hot humid summer day. As I was out in my yard in the evening, I noticed the flowers in my garden were all wilting from the heat. That night as it started to rain, I listened to the thunder and watched the lightning, it made me think… Sometimes the storm… Continue reading The Blessing of the Storm