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I'm Tired of Cleaning

I'm Tired of Cleaning by Elizabeth George
Over the Christmas break, kids will be out of school, family will be on vacation, and guests will be in and out of our home … which means the messes will be more frequent and the cleaning doubled. Here's encouragement to choose a good attitude when we're tired of cleaning. 

Who was Mary, Mother of Jesus?

Who was Mary, Mother of Jesus?
Who was Mary, the mother of Jesus? The Bible doesn’t give any details about her physical appearance or information about her father and mother. But here are five things we do know about this remarkable woman of faith.

Reading the Bible in One Year

Reading the Bible in One Year with Elizabeth George
What does it take to read through the Bible in a year? It takes about 10 to 12 minutes a day. This handful of minutes is such a tiny investment to make in something that produces such massive daily—and eternal—dividends! 

Keeping Calm Over Christmas

Keeping Calm Over Christmas by Elizabeth George

Is your calendar already crammed full with kid’s plays, family visits, traveling, shopping, and more … oh my?! Here is a 3-step method to help bring calm to your Christmas season. 

6 Ways to Make Family Memories

6 Ways to Make Family Memories
Oftentimes, holiday schedules are hectic with social activities, plays, and Christmas preparation. But, don’t let your time get away from you! Here are 6 ways to make memories over the holidays. 

Help to Stop Worrying

Help to Stop Worrying
Most Christians (and that includes me) have serious and frequent bouts of worry. There are plenty of opportunities to turn on the worry machine! If you need help to stop worrying, here's how a woman who wants “the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding” (Phil. 4:7) can break the worry habit and choose not to be anxious.

Example of a Godly Mother

Example of a Godly Mother
Have you looked for a example of a godly mother? Hannah has much to teach us about being a mom after God's own heart!

Raising Wise Children

Raising Wise Children

Proverbs chapter 2 is filled with solid, godly direction for parents. This wisdom is meant to prepare each child for facing life and avoiding its pitfalls. How does Proverbs say this is done?

How to Organize Your Day

How to Organize Your Day

To organize our day and manage our lives, scheduling is a necessity. When there’s no schedule, the 1,440 minutes God gives us each day can be stressful. Eliminate that frustration this way.

Raising Kids According to the Bible

Raising Kids According to the Bible

Any parent will tell you that raising children is one of life’s greatest joys. They will also tell you it is a challenging and difficult undertaking. Parenting children at any age, whether a baby, a teen, or a young adult, is a huge responsibility which can be scary and confusing. The good news is that […]

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Creating a Safe Space

Creating a Safe Space

I carry in my Bible a tattered copy of a newspaper article from the Honolulu Advertiser dated Thursday, January 27, 2000, titled “Tiny Kauai snail wins protection—Agency to develop plan for survival.” It seems that the creature known as Newcomb’s snail—only a quarter-inch in size, a little larger than the head of a nail—is now […]

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Coping with an Empty Nest

Coping with an Empty Nest

Do you miss the laughter and conversations of a full house? Have your kids moved on to college, marriage, or their own homes? I understand how hard having an empty nest can be. It seems like our children fly the coop all too soon! Rather than giving into sadness, I found a wonderful way to […]

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