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Thanksgiving and Family

Over the summer we had a chance to attend a family reunion that I had not been to since high school, and that Shawn and the kids had never been to. Through a facebook connection with my mom’s cousin, we … Continue reading






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Encourage Sparks of Grace

Children thrive on encouragement and desperately need it to strengthen their young faith. Lately we have had some conversations with our older children in which they express discouragement with their habitual sin and disobedience to the Lord. They desire to … Continue reading






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Why Should Our Children Obey?

We are deep in the trenches, training many young children to obey us and to obey the Lord. It takes a lot of time and effort, and I often find myself resorting to the same rebukes out of laziness and … Continue reading






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Why Should We Obey?

Why should we obey? And why does it matter? I know I’m not the only one. One of the children asks, “Why?” And I answer with the dreaded “Because I’m the mom and I said so.” Sometimes I fall into … Continue reading






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He is Making All Things New

It’s spring! I went hunting around the yard this week for beautiful things to photograph and found quite a rainbow of colors and signs of new life. God used all of the beauty springing up around the yard and a … Continue reading






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