Category Archives: Faith

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 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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Why God Does Want Your Messy Heart

Today’s post is from Maggie Paulus’ new book, Finding God at the Kitchen Sink: Search for Glory in the Everyday Grime. This is a book that  just causes you to exhale…I’ve never read a book that actually destresses me while I’m … Continue reading

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Exercise Your Grateful Heart

Do you have something you find yourself complaining about a lot? Is there a stress in your life that doesn’t seem to go away?  Do you have one person who will be coming to Thanksgiving dinner that just grates on … Continue reading

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Praying God’s Word For Your Kids

There’s nothing more powerful than praying God’s word for your kids.  Dr. Kathy Koch and I have dozens of scriptures in the back of the No More Perfect Kids book to guide you in praying for your kids. I’ve pulled … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Life is lived forward, but understood backward. It is not until we are down the road and we stand on the mountain looking back through the valley that we can appreciate the terrain God has allowed us to scale.”   … Continue reading

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How To Leave Well

As a former pastor’s wife, I’ve wanted for a long time to write a post titled “How To Leave A Church Well.”  When I look back on our 20+ years of church ministry, the biggest pain points were connected to … Continue reading

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What My Kids Taught Me In Their “Jesus Loves Me” Sweaters

Today’s guest post is from Emily Wierenga. Emily is a wife and mom of two. From her home in Canada, she writes from the heart and isn’t afraid to talk about issues she’s dealt with like eating disorders, infertility, body … Continue reading

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Got Some Regrets You’d Like God to Redeem?

Today’s guest post is from Jerusha Clark.  Jerusha is a speaker at our 2014 Hearts at Home conferences including the upcoming North Central Hearts at Home Conference November 7-8! She’s the bestselling author or co-author of ten books, including Every Thought … Continue reading

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He’s Not Very Lovable Right Now

Welcome to all my Proverbs 31 Devotional friends today!  I’m delighted you stopped by!  Please take a minute to leave a comment and introduce yourself! Happy Tuesday to all my favorite blog world friends who hang out with me here … Continue reading

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Five Easy Steps To Reading The Bible

Today’s post is a guest post from my friend, Donna Jones. Donna is a favorite Hearts at Home conference speaker and author of three books including Taming Your Family Zoo, Raising Kids with Good Manners and her latest, SEEK: A … Continue reading

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Do You Need To Forgive Over A Dozen Times A Day?

What about you? Do you need to up your forgiveness quota? 

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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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