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  • Needing Wisdom as a Single Mom?

    Sometimes “happenings” occur in our lives that forever change the way we see ourselves. One of those “happenings” transpired a couple years ago when I was in Washington, DC, with my family at the American Mothers national convention.

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  • What are Your Last Moments

    Every day memories are priceless. We get caught up in the struggles, responsibilities, and daily grind and fail to look around and cherish the last times. Each day holds a moment that will never be recaptured.

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  • New Beginnings

    Model the right attitude. Kids will have a better outlook on school if you have a favorable attitude. Admittedly, I don’t like it when they have homework every night, but I’ve found if I complain, so will they. When I speak positively about their school experience, it encourages them to look on the bright side even when they aren’t enjoying it. Attitudes are contagious. What are your children seeing in you? Scripture for family conversation: “Do everything without complaining or grumbling.” Philippians 2:14

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25 Statements that Empower Your Kids

It’s a great reminder for all of us that our words matter. They are one of the most powerful forces in the universe. They give us a sense of positive identity and influence our ability to establish healthy relationships. They aren’t simply sounds that come out of our mouths but weapons that execute real power. They can cut or heal. They can bless or curse.

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Heart Attack

Proverbs 4:23 “Above all else, guard your heart for everything you do flows from it.” It’s in that heart where we are transformed into the likeness of Jesus and are used by Him to advance His Kingdom. When sin enters, we are in danger of stepping away from God’s will for our lives and the effects can be crippling to our spiritual health.

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You Are Wonder Woman

Summer arrives with many favorites including blockbusters at the box office. It’s a treat to enjoy a movie on a hot afternoon. Lurking underneath the storyline of many a film lays spiritual truths to be gleaned. Such was the reality as I sat in the theater watching Wonder Woman last week. From the minute the little girl began practicing her kicks, I thought, “This is all about spiritual warfare. This is a representation of how we should be preparing for battle.”

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