Author Archives: JillSavage

How Do You Make Date Night Happen?

Wife first. Mother second. Internalizing that statement has taken me most of the nearly 30 years I’ve been a mom. A mom’s knee-jerk response is to put the kids before the marriage.  After all…your child needs you to care for … Continue reading

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The Real Message of Easter

Jesus experienced terrible physical pain. He was betrayed by a friend. He was disappointed by his friends who fell asleep when they should have been praying and when they denied knowing him. He was falsely accused. I’ve experience physical pain. … Continue reading

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Love Your Struggles!

Today is the Third Thursday Blog Hop and our theme is Love Your Struggles. Chemo Brain. That’s my struggle. It is evident because I FORGOT THAT TODAY WAS THE THIRD THURSDAY and I’m getting my post up late! My apologies … Continue reading

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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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