Category Archives: Faith

No More Perfect Christians

Last week I received a Facebook message from Amber. Her story was so powerful I just knew I had to share it with you! Amber let the No More Perfect Moms message change a friend’s marriage and spark a ministry … Continue reading

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My Favorite Children’s Bible Story Books

Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway and shared your ideas for telling your kids Bible stories!  If you haven’t had time to read the comments, you might want to do so because they are full of wonderful ideas … Continue reading

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Jen’s Story and How a Hearts at Home Conference Can Make a Difference

If you’ve been hanging out here for very long, you’ve heard me quote something Jennifer Rothschild shared at a Hearts at Home conference several years ago. While referring to her blindness, she said, “It is not well with my circumstances, … Continue reading

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8 Promises You Can Count On In a Crisis

A few weeks ago my pastor, Tim Harkness, shared 8 promises you and I can count on in a crisis. It was such a pertinent list for my cancer journey that I knew I had to make it into a … Continue reading

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How To Be Jesus With Skin On

I think for most of us, it’s always easier to be on the giving side than the receiving side.  I’m reminded of this as I still recover from surgery and have to depend on my son and husband to lift … Continue reading

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Phase 1 done; Phase 2 begins

Well I’m three weeks out from my lumpectomy and sentinel node removal. The good news is that there was no cancer in my lymph nodes!  This is the value of catching this early while the cancer is still localized. If … Continue reading

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One of my favorites

I love worship music. This is one of my current favorites: Forever Reign by Hillsong Live. Enjoy! (If you can’t see the video below, click here!)

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Christmas and Perfection

Christmas and perfection. While we don’t usually think of those two words as related, I can think of two ways they are. The first is that most of us want to create the “Perfect Christmas” for our families. We want … Continue reading

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Third Thursday Blog Hop: Hearing from One Perfect God…in the midst of imperfection!

Welcome to Hearts at Home’s Third Thursday Blog Hop! Jill is home recovering from surgery today so she asked me to host this month’s blog hop on the topic of “One Perfect God.”   I’m Melissa and I serve as … Continue reading

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The journey really begins…

It was five weeks ago today that I got my breast cancer diagnosis.  We’ve done genetic testing, met with a half dozen or more doctors, read, prayed, and talked. Today treatment starts. You see, today is surgery day. A lumpectomy … Continue reading

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