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People Fuel: God’s Energy Source for Life

People Fuel: God’s Energy Source for Life

Life places many demands on us:  the demands of navigating our careers, marriages, parenting, dating lives, friendships, self care and service, to name a few.  The demands aren’t bad things, they are simply the way life works. The reality is that we all have our responsibilities. Our demands require us to have energy, positivity, and

Help Your Kids Sparkle And Shine For God

  I have always been fascinated by the uniqueness of God’s creation. Each day, as I walk through my neighborhood and soak in the beauty of the trees, the flowers, and the wildlife around me, I am awestruck by God’s unlimited imagination and His vast creative powers. In a similar fashion, when I think about

How to Silence the Negative Voices In Our Daughters’ Heads

  Last year, during one of those miraculously divine appointments that only our great God can arrange, a beautiful, bright-eyed college student walked into my life. As I’ve gotten to know this young lady, I’ve discovered that God has blessed her with a multitude of gifts. She’s smart, sensitive and compassionate. She possesses a heart

Serving and Sharing

As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God. — 1 Peter 4:10 Serving others is not always easy. Since my earliest years, my father has lead a humanitarian organization called Samaritan’s Purse. One of the many great things that this group does

Insecurity and the Runaway Bride: How Do You Like Your Eggs?

You know Julia Roberts in Runaway Bride? Surely you do. Man, I hope you do. That Julia, goodness gracious, she’s the cutest. But she’s a tiny bit of a head case in Runaway Bride. The story goes that she’s this woman who has been engaged three times, has left all her fiancés at the altar, and

You Don’t Have to Be a Grown-up to Make a Difference

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. — 1 Peter 4:10 The Bible tells us that we are to serve others with the gifts we are given. Service to others is one of the primary ways we demonstrate God’s

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Parenting Funny Kids Is No Joke

“Each of you should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” — 1 Peter 4:10 I bet, if you think back to your childhood, you can remember your elementary or high school class clown. It’s the person who made everyone laugh; the one with whom

What Every Mom Should Teach Her Daughter

It is no accident that Kari Kampakis opens her book, 10 Ultimate Truths Girls Should Know, with the subject of popularity. The first truth she shares with moms and daughters is this: Kindness is more important than popularity. Yes! She is right on. And we all (especially throughout adolescence) want to be popular. But our

Creative Ways to Incorporate Biblical Lessons into Play

God’s Word is applicable to every day living.  I love that our Heavenly Father is interested in the tiniest details of our lives. He loves us THAT much! Our daughter is in second grade, but we also have two little boys who are still home with me (ages 5 and 2).  Any mother of boys

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