Family, friendship, grace, Hope in the Midst of Heartache, knowing God, Uncategorized

Giving Thanks when Things Aren’t Perfect

by Meredith Mills @DazzledByTheSon What does the perfect Thanksgiving look like to you? I think of Norman Rockwell’s painting Freedom From Want – all the family gathered around a beautifully decorated table laden with once-a-year favorites. Sweet smells, pleasant company, happy hearts. But real life isn't always that perfect, is it? Just last week, we… Continue reading Giving Thanks when Things Aren’t Perfect

abiding in Christ, Hope in the Midst of Heartache, knowing God, Uncategorized, Victorious Living, Waiting, Walking by Faith

The Prize

Have you ever won the lottery? No? Well, don’t feel bad – I haven’t either. (Of course, I hear you have to play to have a chance at winning, so maybe that has something to do with it.) How about being chosen in a drawing, like at the Home and Garden’s Expo? You just fill… Continue reading The Prize

Family, Hope in the Midst of Heartache, Identity in Christ, Uncategorized, Walking by Faith

We Are Family

We need committed friendships and regular fellowship that we aren’t quick to walk away from.

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Free to Be Me

The secret is out. This is the real me. A few weeks ago, we joined a homeschool co-op. I prepped my kids ahead of time...reminding them to be friendly, to be interested in others, to introduce themselves. You know, basic friend-making stuff. But inwardly, I was a bit anxious myself. I'm not naturally outgoing. Being… Continue reading Free to Be Me