Author Archives: JillSavage

Quote of the Week

“Comparison will consistently cloud the clarity of God’s call on your life”                                                               … Continue reading

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Unleash Your Power to Rise Above

I lifted the phone out of my husband’s hands. He was so tired that he’d fallen asleep in bed while texting. I’d come home late from an out-of-town trip to find him in bed. As I went to plug in … Continue reading

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The Difference Between a Reward and a Bribe

Today’s post is a favorite of mine from Melissa Kruger!  Oh how I wish I would have understood the difference between a reward and a bribe when my kids were little! Melissa is the author of Walking with God in … Continue reading

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We Are So Different!

Mark: I like mornings. Jill: I’m a night owl. Mark: I like to eat out.   Jill: I prefer to stay home. Mark: I love coffee.   Jill: Only tea for me. Mark: I love anything spicy! Jill: Mild for … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.”                                                 … Continue reading

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How Much Access Are You Giving Your Kids?

A couple of months ago, my oldest daughter Anne asked if I could take a day to help her get her playroom under control.  She felt like it was always a mess and she could never get the mess under … Continue reading

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Marriage Monday: Why Relationships Fail

Laura Petherbridge has spent twenty-five years in divorce recovery.  She has a passion for blended families and especially encouraging stepmoms. If you are a stepmom or know of a stepmom who needs encouragement, check out Laura’s Sisterhood of Stepmom Retreats and ministry. … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Our sin was so great that nothing less than the death of Jesus could save us.  But God loved us so much that he would rather die than live without us. But WE are so LOVED that God would rather … Continue reading

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The Human Side of Easter

Every author has one or two of their books that are personal favorite.  My book Real Moms…Real Jesus: Meet the Friend Who Understands is one of those for me. It came out of a dark season of my life where … Continue reading

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Marriage Monday: Managing Capacity

Jill says: For as far back as I can remember, I’ve always done well managing a lot of activity in my life. In high school I balanced academics with school musicals, piano and voice lessons, work, volunteering at church, class … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“God gave you 84,000 seconds today; have you used one of them to say ‘Thank you’?”                                                 … Continue reading

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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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