Author Archives: JillSavage

A Mom’s Greatest Resource

Today’s post is an excerpt from Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood by Melissa B. Kruger.  It’s a reminder that prayer is truly our greatest resource. A mother of three, Melissa hails from Charlotte, North Carolina where she serves … Continue reading

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Marriage Monday: When Illness Hits

Jill says: Last weekend on the Thursday before Hearts at Home, Mark started feeling ill. He made it through half of the Friday conference and then headed home sick. He didn’t feel back to normal until Monday morning. This weekend … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“We’re all starving for grace, and at the same time, withholding that same grace from each other.”                                               … Continue reading

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The Power To Be Yourself

This past weekend over 5,200 moms attended the Hearts at Home conference in Normal, Illinois. It was an incredible weekend that filled me up in so many ways! Our theme WOW MOM! UNLEASH YOUR SUPERPOWER was so fun! So many … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”                                                     … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Playdough

Now that we have a two-year-old in the house, we’re always looking for fun activities to keep her busy. This edible playdough is a recipe I made for my kids many years ago. It’s easy to make and easy to … Continue reading

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Marriage Monday: Handling Stress

Jill says: This coming weekend is the National Hearts at Home Conference and that means there’s a lot happening at the Savage this week. Mark says: We’ve been doing this for 22 years, so we’ve learned a few things about managing … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Too many people undervalue what they are and overvalue what they aren’t.”                                                         … Continue reading

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Talking…praying…and crying

It was a hard weekend at the Savage household.  Initially Mark and I enjoyed a wonderful Friday and Saturday encouraging a group of women in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. What a wonderful group of ladies! On the way home, however, life … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“To accept grace is to accept the vow to give it.”                                                           … Continue reading

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Mommy Guilt

Let’s cut to the chase: Mommy guilt is a liar. It tells us that if only we had made all the right choices and done everything perfectly, we would’ve been able to produce all the right outcomes. It tells us that if we’ll only try harder, the internal struggle will stop. Unfortunately, it’s a false, misleading trap. Continue reading

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Marriage Monday: Staying in Touch

How do you and your spouse stay connected when you are apart? Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Love doesn’t erase the past, but it makes the future different.”                                                     ~Gary Chapman

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