Be Brave. {Exodus 1 & 2}

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When we think of the beginning of the story of Moses, we typically think of a baby in a basket floating on the Nile. But as we begin our reading through Exodus, we see 5 women – in the midst of a crisis, courageously standing against the violence of the culture surrounding them.  God used these seemingly insignificant women to protect and nurture the man that God would use to deliver his people. These women put a hand in the face of injustice and evil and said – No. Let’s take a look at these brave women from Exodus 1 […]

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Huge Giveaway – 15 Copies of 5 Fabulous Books

Huge Giveaway

It has been an exciting week here at Women Living Well!!!  First, with the launch of our study through the book of Exodus, then the launch of the New Series: Women LEADing Well on Wednesdays and now this HUGE giveaway!!! I have made so many wonderful friends who are authors and 5 of them are giving away copies of their newly released books!  Feel free to enter ALL of the giveaways below – the winners are electronically and randomly chosen and you may win more than one book! First up – my dear friend Karen Ehman’s newly released book which […]

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New Series Announcement: Women Leading Well

New Series Announcement Women Leading Well

  Women play a vital role in the growth of the church.  We are daughters, mothers, grandmothers, sisters, aunts, nieces and friends. We are teachers, helpers, administrators, visionaries, planners, and counselors. We lead and co-lead Women’s Bible Studies, Teas, Retreats, Children’s Programs, MOPS programs, Hospitality Luncheons, visits to the elderly and visit the sick. We make meals, write notes of encouragement, collect food for the hungry, rock babies, teach children to worship, disciple teens, go on missions trips, and train up the next generation. That’s only scratching the surface of the myriad of ways women serve in the church. Our […]

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Candace Cameron Bure’s Turkey Tacos

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This is an old picture from the summer of 2013 when Candace Cameron Bure came to visit my Ohio blogging friends.  She stayed with Clare from Peak 313 and included Ruth from the Better Mom, Janelle from Comfy in the Kitchen and ME! for dinner and hanging out. So today – Janelle from Comfy in the Kitchen (the brunette on the bottom left of the collage) is cooking up: Candace’s Turkey Taco Recipe from Candace’s book Reshaping It All (which happens to be just $3.99 on Kindle right now ) Janelle writes: Last week my family enjoyed an excellent recipe […]

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It’s Time to Begin!

It's time to begin

{Cue the Confetti!} It’s time to begin! Today we begin our reading through the book of Exodus!  Hooray! Here’s the January Bible Bookmark Reading Plan: {Click HERE to print the January Bookmark.} Here is this week’s Bible Reading Plan: Here are this week’s Group Discussion Questions {A special thank you to my leadership team who created these for us!  If you do not have a group use these for a personal reflection time}:        And finally – it’s Monday – so we are launching the Monday Mediation and Memorization plan for Exodus! I prefer to memorize large chunks […]

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Our Christmas and New Years – At a Glance


Happy New Year! It’s a new day and time for a fresh start!  I love new beginnings! As you saw in 2014, the ministry here expanded.  I am so excited to be hosting a Bible Study right here at Women Living Well – this is my greatest passion and my heart is overjoyed to see women desiring to be in God’s Word daily. You all bless me so much! For GMG’s who followed along in the fall – you may be wondering where the Sunday post went with the weekly reading plan.  It’s been moved to Mondays.  I will no […]

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How To Use the SOAK Bible Study Method and Bible Coloring Chart

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Some of you asked that I further explain the SOAK and Bible Coloring Chart Method.  Please remember, these methods are optional.  They are tools that help us soak God’s word into our hearts more deeply. “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly.”   (Colossians 3:16) This short video explains it all! {If you are reading this in an email – come on over to the blog to see this video. I hope it blesses you!} Here is the SOAK method I refer to in the video: S – The S stands for Scripture O – The O stands […]

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January Bible Reading Plan, Workbooks, New Schedule & The Forum is Open!

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  I love fresh starts!  The new year is the perfect time to recommit to being in God’s Word. We are reading through the Bible – cover to cover – and I expect it to take a few years because we aren’t racing through it. We are savoring God’s word – SOAKing it in –  just one chapter a day.  All are welcome anytime to join us! You do not have to have a Good Morning Girls group to join – but if you want a group to say “Good Morning” to and discuss your quiet times – then hold […]

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Studying the Bible Using the SOAK Method, Coloring Chart and Meditation

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I am so excited to share with you all of the new things I have been praying over and planning for the next GMG session! So let’s get to it! For the last 5 years, we have used the SOAP method to study God’s word.  The SOAP method is not original to me. It is a method that has been used by other ministries and other websites.  My mother used this method to disciple me when I was in 5th grade (I still have my journal from 1986).  That is why I chose it for GMG. I love this method […]

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Let’s Go Deeper With God in the New Year

let's go deeper with God in the new year

Good Morning Girls – we did it!  We have completed our first fall session of reading through the Bible. {Cue Confetti!} We completed 8 books of the Bible and got a running start in the book of Psalms!  These are the books we have completed. Genesis Esther Psalms 1-22 1 Peter 2 Peter 1 John 2 John 3 John Jude If you missed any of these – no worries. The devotionals and eWorkbooks are all archived on the GMG Resources Page. Do you want to go deeper with God in the New Year? Then now is the time to plan […]

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Do You Have the Christmas Blues? {Psalm 19}

Christmas Blues

“7 The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the Lord is sure, making wise the simple; 8 the precepts of the Lord are right,  rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes; 9 the fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever; the rules of the Lord are true, and righteous altogether. 10 More to be desired are they than gold, even much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and drippings of the honeycomb. 11 Moreover, by them is your servant warned; in keeping them there is great reward.” Psalm 19:7-11 As soon as the Christmas […]

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11 Great Books on Sale on Kindle – Just $2.99 each!

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11 Kindle Books, I personally own and some I’ve endorsed, just went ON SALE for $2.99 —including my own! Just click on the link or cover below and it will take you over to the Amazon sale! Here’s the list! 1. Unglued: Making Wise Choices in the Midst of Raw Emotions by Lysa Terkeurst 2. Desperate: Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe By Sarah Mae and Sally Clarkson 3. Restless: Because You Were Made For More by Jennie Allen 4.  Made to Crave: Satisfying Your Deepest Desire With God, Not Food by Lysa Terkeurst 5. The Virtuous Life of […]

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