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Practicing Peace When the World Screams Otherwise
Woman finding rest in her appearance

Find Rest from the Obsession with How to Look Good

Worrying about your appearance takes a lot of time and obsessing over what others think can be draining. Outer beauty is a mirage.  It is always changing, and it is exhausting to try and chase a ghost. What does the Bible say about beauty, and how can I find rest in that?

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Contentment in life

3 Major Tricks to Finding Contentment in Life

A feeling of contentment is something we all desire, but sometimes seems impossible to find.  We all have to learn to be content in our circumstances.  And just when we think we’ve figured it out, life throws a curve ball that brings the discontentment once again. So, what’s the secret?  How do you live a contented life?

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How to Determine God’s Direction for Your Life

We are all trying to make the right choices in life, fearful of taking a wrong turn or making a life-altering decision.  The Bible gives instruction in so many different areas, but there are still many decisions that need to be made that aren’t specifically spoken to. So then, how can we know God’s direction for our lives?

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Crown of thorns and nails

Why is Jesus Important?

When Jesus was born in a humble, dirty manger to a humble couple from a humble village, He was born with all the authority, glory and sovereign power of the Almighty God.  Even though He had every right to ride in on a white stallion with a flaming sword, slaying the wicked, He chose a different path.

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Remodel to Create a Personal Sanctuary

Do you have space in your home that you just cannot stand? I loathed my bedroom and patio and spent as little time in there as possible. My amazing husband was so good and patient with me, as I started planning the remodel that I knew was of the utmost necessity.

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5 Ways to Find Rest as a Working Mom

Being a working mom is really hard.  You are expected to do all the things, all the while making sure that your family feels your love and undivided devotion.  Being torn between your responsibilities, the never-ending guilt weighs heavy every moment of the day. 

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5 Tips to Finding Rest in Your Homeschool Day

In a life twist that surprised no one more than myself, I found that I was in a post-COVID world considering the one place I never thought I’d go: HOME!! I had in my mind what I thought homeschool should look like and we killed ourselves to make it happen. By Christmas break, we were all a pack of stressed-out zombies.

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Is There a Wrong Way to Find Rest?

Rest is a unicorn these days. Through the rat-race of life, everyone seems to chase it, but very few are lucky enough to find it. People have many different theories on what true rest is, and how it is achieved. I want to talk about my own attempt to find rest, and how, after years of trying the same thing over and over again, it utterly failed!

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7 Keys to a Successful Marriage

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Too Busy to Enjoy Life

What To Do When You’re Too Busy To Enjoy Life

I don’t care who you are, or what your current life stage is, you know what it means to be too busy.  When we crowd so many activities, people, and responsibilities into our lives, there is little time or energy left for any sort of joy.  Even those things that started out as fun, can choke the enjoyment out of life if we allow them. How can I stop being so busy in life?

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The 12 Most Undervalued Verses About God’s Love

God’s love is one of those topics that has been over taught.  The verses that have been used to describe it have been over quoted.  Not that they shouldn’t be, don’t get me wrong.  But for many of us, we’ve grown numb to the information, not fully grasping it’s meaning within our hearts.

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Woman finding rest in her appearance

Find Rest from the Obsession with How to Look Good

Worrying about your appearance takes a lot of time and obsessing over what others think can be draining. Outer beauty is a mirage.  It is always changing, and it is exhausting to try and chase a ghost. What does the Bible say about beauty, and how can I find rest in that?

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Woman struggling with complacency

3 Ways of Fighting Complacency

Christian complacency is a dangerous place to be.  It might feel comfy and cozy for the moment, but that comfort is actually a crafty disguise for a numbness to growth and conviction. 

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