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How NOT to Get Organized This Year

1. Don’t try to re-do everything at once. Trying to overhaul our family’s entire dietary habits, my exercise, my quiet time, my cleaning schedules, date nights, and time with friends is a recipe for disaster and burn out before the first week is even over. I’ve learned things go much …
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4 Marriage Goals for the New Year

Do you set goals for your marriage? Looking for some goal-setting inspiration? Today I am sharing four marriage goals that will bless any Christian marriage.  1. Communicate Well With God and One Another. This is a big one. If you and your spouse are both communicating well with God; this …
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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas, friends! Take some time to read the scripture below with your family this Christmas. Luke 2:1-20 (NLT) The Birth of Jesus 2 At that time the Roman emperor, Augustus, decreed that a census should be taken throughout the Roman Empire. 2 (This was the first census taken when …
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Flourishing After the Christmas Rush

The anticipation is building this week. Every where you go, and everywhere online there are signs of people preparing: buying gifts, decorating cookies, traveling to see family, or adding one more touch of sparkle to the tree. But on December 26th, there can be a bit of a lull as …
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It’s Time to Pause and Find Peace This Christmas

The tree is trimmed, most of the presents are purchase, and the kids … well, there is not holding back their excitement. The school plays are past, and the Christmas parties are done. You’ve decked out the house and you’ve driven neighborhood streets with your family in search of blingy …
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A Season of Waiting

“And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what had been spoken to her by the Lord.” Luke 1:45 Advent is in full swing at our house. This year, the plain light fixture in the dining room begged for decoration, and I knew just the …