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Family Traditions: Why They Are Needed Now More Than Ever

(Excerpt: Today’s society is so rushed and busy. We fill our days with the hustle and bustle of work deadlines and after-school activities. Time spent with family is sometimes few and fleeting. Some families even prefer to be glued to the TV or to their phones instead of to each other. Is there hope for today’s families? Can we still keep family traditions alive? Click on the Title to find out!)

Little Hands, Big Hearts: Helping Children Put Compassion Into Action

(Excerpt: Do your children help willingly and cheerfully? Do they understand that serving others is a gift and not a burden? Click on the Title to read more and to view a featured post from "Hope in the Chaos".)

Drawing Near to Abba: a Message of Gratitude and Hope for Today’s Fathers

(Excerpt: I’ve been blessed with wonderful father figures in my life, but not everyone can say that. On this Father’s Day— and every day— I encourage you to draw near to your heavenly Father. He will always love you, always forgive you, and always be by your side. He will never break His promises. Read more by clicking on the Title.)

Be still, and know…

(Excerpt: We all need to press the pause button throughout the day and BE STILL. Focusing on God’s presence and listening to His voice will recharge and uplift our spirit. Are you taking time to be still? Click on the Title to read more).

Going Tiny with a BIG God

(Excerpt: Have you looked at decluttering your life recently? Have you thought about making more room for God? God desires to live in a tiny space with you. He wants you to see Him and feel Him everywhere, every day, and in every moment. But living with God isn’t tiny living at all— it’s BIG Living—and you learn to live with MORE, so much more. Click on the Title to continue reading.)

Finding Beauty Amidst the Chaos

(Excerpt: Life is messy. Life can be chaotic. But life is beautiful and precious as well, and every moment matters-- even the messy ones. We can ask God to change our perspective, allowing us to see the beauty amidst the chaos. We can CHOOSE JOY. It's not always easy, but it IS possible. Click on the Title to read more.)

Here Am I (with Video Update)

(Excerpt: God calls us many times, in many different ways, shapes, and sizes. Sometimes we accept the call. Sometimes we ignore it. Sometimes we’re too distracted by our own desires to even hear His call. And then there are times when we outright say, “No, God, not now.” “No, God, not me.” What has been your response? Click on the Title to read more.)

“Thank you, Mom, for…”

(Excerpt: Moms sacrifice a lot, but our kids are SO WORTH it. For Moms, sacrifices become privileges and blessings, but it’s still nice to hear “Thank You” from time to time. It’s still nice to feel appreciated. “Thank you, Mom, for…” Click on the Title to read more.)

Are You Missing IT?

(Excerpt: Sometimes we get so wrapped up in our long to-do lists that we often forget to focus on what is truly important. We’re so busy dotting our i’s and crossing our t’s that we miss… IT. Are you missing IT? Click on the Title to read more.)

Feeling Broken and Out of Place?

(Excerpt: Have you ever felt broken and unusable? God can still give you a purpose. He wants you to be a part of His beautiful tapestry, and the more broken you are the more vibrant His colors will shine. Click on the Title to read more.)

Does Your Spouse Ruffle Your Feathers?

(Excerpt: Do you and your spouse ruffle each other’s feathers sometimes? Do you share more differences than similarities? God paired you together for a reason. Learn how to appreciate and celebrate each other’s uniqueness. Click on the Title to read more.)

Going Tiny with a BIG God

(Excerpt: Have you looked at decluttering your life recently? Have you thought about making more room for God? God desires to live in a tiny space with you. He wants you to see Him and feel Him everywhere, every day, and in every moment. But living with God isn’t tiny living at all— it’s BIG Living—and you learn to live with MORE, so much more. Click on the Title to continue reading.)

Finding Beauty Amidst the Chaos

(Excerpt: Life is messy. Life can be chaotic. But life is beautiful and precious as well, and every moment matters— even the messy ones. We can ask God to change our heart and change our perspective, allowing us to see the beauty amidst the chaos. We can choose joy. It’s not always easy, but it IS possible. Click on the Title to read more.)

Here Am I

Excerpt: God calls us many times, in many different ways, shapes, and sizes. Sometimes we accept the call. Sometimes we ignore it. Sometimes we’re too distracted by our own desires to even hear His call. And then there are times when we outright say, “No, God, not now.” “No, God, not me.” What has been your response? Click on the Title to read more.