The Women Living Well Book Club {Free Materials for Leaders}

WLW Book Club Free Materials for Leaders

If you would like to lead a Women Living Well Book Club in your church, neighborhood, as a home study group or on-line – you are welcome to use any and all of these materials (this includes the images with quotes, videos and free Companion Study Guide).  All that I ask is you reference as your source for these materials. Download the entire Companion Study Guide free by clicking >>here<<. The Women Living Well Book Club Every link below includes: a video images with quotes from the book discussion questions to go with the chapter reading. Part 1 – […]

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Balancing Family & Ministry Webcast + Everyday Confetti Giveaway!

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This is it – our final webcast replay of the series!  Grab a big pile of laundry to fold and enjoy this 40 minute webcast featuring Karen Ehman as our keynote speaker and Darlene ( and Ruth ( on the couch as we discuss balancing family and ministry. (if you cannot see this video – click here) Karen is giving away TWO copies of her newly released book titled Everyday Confetti (co-authored with Glynnis Whitwer) Here’s what’s inside Everyday Confetti (isn’t the cover adorable!!!): When a busy woman looks at her calendar and sees a birthday, holiday, or special occasion, […]

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“Your Health” Webcast Replay & Extra Resources

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I just love today’s webcast featuring Clare Smith from  If you have not heard her speak before I think you will be REALLY encouraged by her Godly message about our health.  Her keynote runs for the first 20 minutes.  Then Karen Ehman from and Janelle from join me on the couch for a discussion about our health and weight struggles.   (if you cannot see the video – click here) Here are some extra resources from 30 Minute or Less Clean Eating Dinners 15 Easy Meal & Snack Weekly Prep Ideas  4 Ways to Give Your Daughter […]

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“Your Parenting” Webcast & Extra Resources

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 {image credit – Jen Thorn} I just love today’s webcast featuring Ruth Schwenk from and  Her keynote runs for the first 15 minutes.  Then Darlene from and Angela join me on the couch to talk about Motherhood. (if you cannot see the video – click here) Here are some extra resources from From Grouchy to Great – a 30 day series to help moms overcome grouchiness What Every Weary Mom Needs to Know Bi-Weekly Whole Food Meal Plans A Dozen Little Ways to Connect With Your Teen Casting a Vision in the Heart of a Child Lighting […]

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The Women Living Well Book Club – Chapters 11 & 12 {Motherhood & Technology}

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Hooray!  We are at the half-way point. We have completed the first half of the book  Women Living Well – on Your Walk with God and Your Marriage.  Now we are up to the section titled: “Your Parenting.” Let’s Discuss Chapter 11 – A Mother’s Influence In Chapter 14, I write about the influence of a mother. Abraham Lincoln reportedly said, “All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my mother.” The Statue of Liberty was said to be modeled after the sculptor’s mother.  When Super Bowl football players look into the camera – they don’t say […]

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“Your Marriage” Webcast, Extra Resources & a Giveaway!

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 I’m super excited for this week’s webcast!!!  Darlene from Time Warp Wife is the keynote and our couch discussion (begins at 16 minutes into the video) was so rich.  I really felt like we got somewhere as the women opened up.  I hope it will comfort and encourage you too.  Here are the speakers: {Me, Darlene (, Clare (, & Karen (}   (if you cannot view the video – click here) Some other resources for you from Darlene’s Blog:  Free Printable Prayer Cards for Your Husband 52 Text Message Love Bombs to Send Him 103 Words of Affirmation Every Husband […]

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“Your Ministry” Webcast & Extra Resources

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We have completed Part I of the book. Next week, we will begin Part II on “Your Marriage.”  I’m super excited about that!!! This book was written with our inner world in mind – but we MUST not forget that there is a hurting world outside of our home that we are called reach out to and love! So, today we have a treat.  Many of you know and love our Wednesday recipe girl – Janelle from Comfy In The Kitchen.  She has a warm, inspiring message for you.  The first 20 minutes are Janelle sharing her heart and the last 22 […]

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“Your Walk With God” Webcast & Extra Resources

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What a great first week!!!  You all did such a great job giving feedback here and on the forum and out on facebook!  Way to go!  Next week we will continue the discussion about our spiritual walk – but until then, I want to provide you with some resources. Some other resources for your spiritual growth: Putting My Prayer Life in Order How to Study Your Bible With Colored Pencils My Children’s Devotional and Spiritual Growth Books A Solution for Keeping Your Little Ones in Bed {so you can have your quiet time} A Vlog Demonstrating My Bible Study Tips […]

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Balancing Family & Ministry & Launching a Book

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I get asked all.the.time ,“How do you do it all?” My answer – I don’t. As a matter of fact, I have a feeling if we exchanged homes, husbands, kids and calendars there is NO way I could do all you do – you know why?  Because God gifted you to do what you do and me to do what I do and if we swapped…I could not fill your space like you fill your space!  God created you unique to do what you do and he uniquely pieced together your family with your husband and children to be with […]

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When You Are Not Betty Crocker or Martha Stewart

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This is the group that will be on the couch this week for our 6th of 7 webcasts. The topic – “Your Ministry”. The keynote will be our very own weekly Comfy Cook – Janelle! There are no experts or professionals here – no Betty Crockers or Martha Stewarts. We are real wives and moms – just like you, opening up our hearts and stories about how we use our homes and cooking for ministry and praying that something we offer will encourage and bless you. Our webcast airs tonight!  *FREE*. I hope you will grab a friend and a bowl of […]

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I Was In a Car Wreck

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This past Sunday night I was in a car wreck. Another driver made a left turn (where there was a “no left turn” sign) in front of me and I could not stop and I slammed into her.  Today…I hurt.  I am walking like the tin man – very stiff and sore.  Though I don’t have any broken bones, my muscles are aching. My son was on the floor Monday morning doing his school work and I got on the floor next to him and OUCH – I could not get up – everything hurt.  As I did my dishes, […]

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Did You Miss It?

  Did you miss last night’s *FREE* Parenting Webcast – then you know what to do! Head on over to – you have less than 24 hours to view the webcast (it will be available until Friday at 10pmEST) then it will be unavailable until the new year.   Have you been joining us for the webcasts? Give us your feedback…what have you liked – and what would you like to see more of? And remember we still have 3 more webcasts to go – on the topics of ‘Your Health’, ‘Your Ministry’ and ‘Balancing Your Family and Ministry’. […]

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