Author Archives: JillSavage

It’s a Chapter…Not the Book

Child #1: Mom, after I graduate, my friends and I are going to take a cross-country road trip.” Me: Really?  That will cost a lot of money. You’ll have to pay for gas, food, and hotel or camping expenses. Child … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“The greatest knowledge we can ever have is knowing God treasures us….The Holy Creator sees you as His glorious inheritance.”                                           … Continue reading

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Progress…not perfection

When our kids are little and learning to walk, they take two steps and then fall down.  Back on their feet, they take three steps and tumble over. Do we see that as failure? Not at all.  We get excited … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

 ”Grace is the face God wears when He meets our imperfection, sin, weaknesses and failures.” ~Unknown

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What’s Your Magnifying Glass Focused On? 6 Steps To Better Relationships

One of the things I remember about being at my grandpa’s house was a magnifying glass that he kept on the table beside his chair.  It was a heavy duty lens and I loved positioning it over different items and … Continue reading

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Organic or Not?

As we’ve been changing our eating habits at the Savage household, one thing I’ve started to be more aware of is what produce I should be buying organic. As a mom feeding seven hungry people, I usually disregarded organic options … Continue reading

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Marriage Monday: You CAN Change Your Feelings!

Today we’re hearing from a favorite 2013 Hearts at Home workshop speaker: Shaunti Feldhahn. Shaunti’s newest book, The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages, is a wonderful resource for couples.  This is an excerpt from the book! ******************************************************************* Think back … Continue reading

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“What you see depends mainly on what you look for.”                                                             … Continue reading

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The Value of Nose Hair and Other Things You Might Not Know About Cancer Treatment

I had the privilege of being the emcee at the Moms Night Out session of the recent Hearts at Home conference. I announced that evening that I was declaring the day “National Appreciate Your Nose Hair Day.”  Why?  Because when … Continue reading

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Do you have a dream to write?

Today’s guest post is from Glynnis Whitwer who serves as the Executive Director of Communications at Proverbs 31 Ministries. Glynnis is an author, speaker, and mom of five who blogs regularly at Do you have a dream to write? If … Continue reading

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