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A Union of Two Forgivers

A Union of Two Forgivers

Sometimes it’s easier to be kind to the woman at WalMart than it is to our own family.
I think we easily take our most precious relationships for granted, because we feel the most comfortable with the ones with whom our relationships are the most secure, but a marriage takes two forgivers to make it work. Read More

Creamy Butternut Squash Bisque

Creamy Butternut Squash Bisque

Creamy, delicious and a great way to feed a crowd! Perfect for a cold winter night.Read More

The Busy Mom’s Favorite Christmas Books 2016

The Busy Mom’s Favorite Christmas Books 2016

It’s here! The most wonderful time of the year … to read!  Reading together is a favorite activity in our family, and over the years, reading aloud has become a cherished part of our family’s Christmas tradition.  I’ve spent years scoping out books at yard sales and thrift stores looking for hidden treasures to readRead More

Northwest Seafood Chowder

It’s that time of year again—time to snuggle in your favorite snuggling spot with a bowl of piping hot chowder and binge-watch your favorite Christmas movies. (It’s a Wonderful Life wins for me.) This is also the time of year for having kids come home and hopefully, bring a guest or two with them. YouRead More

Favorite Thanksgiving Books for Families

Favorite Thanksgiving Books for Families

  Yes!  Leaves are falling, candles are lit. Cider abounds. The ELECTION IS OVER! Bring it, holiday season! I’m ready for some good old fashioned holiday love. I’m a little bit of a fanatic about Thanksgiving—because it allows us to be thankful for what we have without the pressure of gift exchanges. Thanksgiving offers usRead More

Does Prayer Really Change Things?

I’ve been taking so many things to the Lord in prayer lately.   Dreams of a homeschool resource center near our home.   Concerns over the future of our country. Elections that will determine the course of a nation for generations.    A desire to see my children “walking in the Truth.” Maybe it’s the factRead More

Are You Desperate for Discernment in Your Mothering?

Are You Desperate for Discernment in Your Mothering?

So what is discernment and how do we help our children be discerning? Spurgeon once said that “Discernment is not a matter of simply telling the difference between right and wrong; rather it is the difference between right and almost right.” Part of being discerning is asking God for wisdom when it comes to choosing theRead More