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When Your Kids Have Good Ideas






Please stop by The M.O.M. Initiative website for my latest post. I always enjoy your added bits of wisdom and encouragement, and it helps other moms too! Click here: http://www.themominitiative.com/2014/10/24/kids-good-ideas/ And speaking of good ideas, it might be good to … Continue reading




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Downplaying Your Teen’s Drama






How do you deal with your teen’s disappointments, disillusionments & drama? Please share your feedback.




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Drawin’ A Blank…at the Internet Cafe






When I go before the Lord with an empty heart, He pens a personal message on it, a unique one just for me. While He is powerful and full of splendor and majesty, He is also personal. He longs to … Continue reading




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Reflective Thoughts–for MOMS of Young’uns






When my kids were little, I often felt like I was all alone in my distressed moments. Even though I had a community of other moms and great friends around me, I’d hold back. Share just enough, but keep my … Continue reading




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Is Love in the Air? Or my Opinion?






“But enough about me, let’s talk about you: What do YOU think of me?” ~Beaches Opinions. We all have them, but do we really need to air them all? Or even half of them? I’m pointing at myself. I am … Continue reading




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A LORD-Magnifying Kind of Thanksgiving






“I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the LORD; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the LORD with me, and let us … Continue reading




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Christ, Only Christ






I came across these old hymn lyrics, and I was moved to pray them. Jesus Christ, Lord & Savior, be exalted today. “Not I, but Christ” Not I, but Christ, be honored, loved, exalted, Not I, but Christ, be seen, … Continue reading




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I Really Want A Meek Coat!






“…but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious.” 1 Peter 3:4, ESV I’ve been shopping around for a meek coat, … Continue reading




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Wanna Treat?






“The teaching of Your word gives light, so even the simple can understand. I pant with expectation, longing for your commands. Come and show me Your mercy, as you do for all who love Your name.” Psalm 119:129-132 Not a … Continue reading




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Advice? No, thank you.






Proverbs 15:5 (ESV) A fool despises his father’s instruction, but whoever heeds reproof is prudent. Anyone who’s ever parented a teenager knows the feeling…being brushed off, (sometimes even mocked) when giving biblical advice to our kids. The parent can see … Continue reading




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