A Guide To Giving Your Stuff Away

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“Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.” -Hebrews 13:16 I am a thrift store junkie. I love getting a good deal. Being a one income family, I try to stretch the budget as much as possible. When I shop at a thrift store […]

The Support Button

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My husband and I have a thing for 2002 Hondas. And by thing, I mean we like having no car payments and we happen to own Hondas. He has a great little Accord and it has served him well for the past 3 years or so. As I was getting in the driver’s seat one […]

Love Is Present

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Love is present. In a world where social media is at my fingertips, self love is prevalent, and life is racing along, love is being present. Love is taking time to hear my daughter when she is animatedly describing new stories to her stuffed animals and dolls. Love is holding my son in the middle […]

Love Lifted Me

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Did you know that the biblical definition of charity is love? I did not! In the Encyclopedia Britannica it notes “…the Reformers identified the uniqueness of God’s agāpe for man as unmerited love; therefore, they required that charity, as man’s love, be based not upon the desirability of its object but upon the transformation of […]

Be the Light


Acts 20:35 “In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” We live in a world now that it is all about “Me.” It […]

Faith Family

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My husband and I have been through some financial struggles a bunch of times since getting married. I’d always assume that if we just went to college and got awesome jobs, we would be set for life. But that is not the plan God had for us. We both are doing what we LOVE. I could […]

Books for Moms: Freebie & Deal- 10/20/14: God at Work: Sharing Christ on the Job, It’s a Wonderful (Imperfect) Life: Devotional Readings for Women Who Strive Too Hard to Make It Just Right

Sale price was in effect at time of posting. Prices are subject to change at any time. Please be sure to double check the prices before downloading your eBook on Kindle! About the eBook: This book was written to shatter the myth that one must entire traditional full-time ministry in the church to impact the […]

Got Love?


  While doing research for this post on charity, I came across Dictionary.com that has seven definitions for “charity“. The first six were familiar to me, ranging from “generous actions or donations to aid the poor, ill, or helpless” to “leniency in judging others, forbearance“. As for the seventh definition, I had never thought of […]

Children, Obey Your Parents

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We’ve all heard the verse from Ephesians, “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right” (6:1). As a mother, I have taught this verse to my children. I have tried to get them to understand it. There isn’t a Sunday School in the world that hasn’t taught this verse to little ones. It […]

Reaching Out

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  I have often thought of myself as a (physically) strong person. I have always been relatively active and I excel in areas of endurance. I have competitively run five half-marathons. When someone finds out that I have run these races, they are impressed. The completion of such a task seems daunting to most who […]