A Summer Book Club You Don’t Want To Miss!

Summer break will be here in a flash!  All of our kids will be home – so this is the perfect time for us to be encouraged, inspired and challenged through a Summer Book Club on Motherhood! Angela (my partner over at GoodMorningGirls.org – who lives in Texas) and I are so excited to share the details with you here: Starting May 23rd on GoodMorningGirls.org, Angela and I will be leading this book club(you do not have to be a Good Morning Girl to join us). We have exclusive videos from Sally Clarkson that we will be playing every Monday […]

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New Beginnings – How To Become More Self-Disciplined

I just enjoyed spring break in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with my family and friends.  I took the week off from all social media and found it to be refreshing – yet I am very happy to be back in action this week!  I just love you all here and those in my blogging/twitter/facebook/youtube community! And so this week, is a new beginning.  I come back to my keyboard refreshed and renewed!  And ready to do this journey of life with you all again. This tree stands in our front yard.  It’s an Oak tree that has tenaciously held its dead leaves all through […]

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Spring Cleaning Your Facebook Account

During the year of 2010, 250 million NEW people joined Facebook bringing the total users on Facebook at the end of 2010 to 600 million! Facebook is growing and the pressure to be there is not going away.  It’s the new front porch.Last summer I went on evening runs through my new neighborhood and it was the dogs, crickets and me outside.  Everyone else seemed to be inside enjoying their family, air conditioning, computers, and televisions.  I thought – I know my friends on Facebook, blogland and twitterville better than my next door neighbors! So let me preface all that I am about to say about Facebook with […]

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Spring Fashions and Modesty

(This image is taken from NewYork&Company.com. This is one of my favorite stores where I shop the sale rack.) The fashion magazines are at it again. They entice us with the newest and hottest summer trends and along with that they usher in a vast array of immodest and indecent clothing. Malls are packed with clothes that do not cover the body in a modest way. I’ll be honest, I have those moments where I take an outfit to the dressing room, try it on, realize it’s immodest but love it. Then the war begins in my mind. “It’s not […]

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Facebook and Inappropriate Relationships

I have been a Facebook user for over 2 years. I thoroughly enjoy connecting with everyone and daily I visit Facebook to catch up on what is happening in the life of family, friends, followers and other partners in ministry. Facebook in and of itself is amoral. But because we live in a fallen world, every single user of Facebook is a sinner and therefore Facebook is sin filled. There are pitfalls at every turn that we must guard ourselves against. We must guard against gossip, slander, and complaining spirits. We must guard against judgemental attitudes and being a busy […]

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Thriving In A Spiritually Mismatched Marriage

Images from Tammy Labuda Photgraphy Deanna, answered: An unequally yoked marriage is a difficult path to walk. But I want to encourage you by saying that one can have a happy, fulfilling marriage with an unbelieving husband. You do not just have to survive your spiritually mismatched marriage, but you can actually thrive in the midst of it. On November 14th, I (Deanna) celebrated 28 years of marriage with my beloved unbeliever. God has had to do a mighty work in my heart and I have come to know my Lord and Savior intimately as God has taught me how […]

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Putting Your House In Order

I’m excited to begin a series titled “Putting Your House in Order”. This series of posts includes some of my bloggy friends who will be writing on other areas. I have been assigned the area of faith. I hope you will visit my friends!Children: Connie from Smockity FrocksDecorating: Myra from The Casabella Project and My Blessed LifeFinances: Alyssa from Kingdom First MomFood: Jessica from Good Cheap Eats and Life as Mom Order – I crave order. I make schedules and lists and plans and then the children wake up…and well – the order goes out the window! That’s when I […]

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