Tag Archives: Jill Savage

God’s Truth About You…

I am God’s child. John 1:12 I am Christ’s friend. John 15:15  I have been bought with a price.  I belong to God. I Corinthians 6:19,20  I am united with the Lord. I Corinthians 6:17 I am a saint. Ephesians 1:1 … Continue reading

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Friday’s Quote of the Week

“Generously give your family and friends praise.  It doesn’t cost you anything but it’s a most valuable gift.”                                                                                        ~Diane Uhls

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Our Adoption Story

It was just a little over 7 years ago that we brought our son, Kolya, home from Russia (back right in the picture).  He was nine at the time.  Stepping out in faith to adopt was one of the most … Continue reading

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Classic Movies for the Family

Last week I rented the movie “Brian’s Song” to watch with my boys. As a child I remember watching the show on television and being powerfully moved by the movie. I posted on Facebook that we were watching this classic … Continue reading

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This will challenge you…

My friend Becky shared this quote with me: “Many of us want a “spiritual” journey… but we don’t want a faithjourney – a journey that requires us to risk anything or to move beyondthe (mostly) comfortable existence we have carved … Continue reading

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Friday’s Quote of the Week

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.”                                                                                                 ~Bill Cosby

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Savage Family Recipe: Banana Cake

Looking for something good to do with those bananas that are about to go bad?  This Banana Cake recipe was my grandmother’s recipe and it is soooooo good.  My kids love it and ask for it anytime the bananas on … Continue reading

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Will you make a difference?

This is a pretty powerful 4 minute video. Would you watch it, share it with your spouse, and consider being a Compassion child sponsor along with our family?  (If you get my blog posts by email, click here to watch … Continue reading

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Living With Less: What is the cost of working?

Several months ago I helped a friend gain control of her finances.  Working full-time was talking a toll on her homemaking and her finances so I offered some help and she took me up on it. After sorting through financial … Continue reading

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Pink Power

During the month of October we’ve been seeing pink everywhere. Pink ribbons, pink shoes on the feet of macho football players, pink lights in the windows of tall skyscrapers in the city. It’s a concentrated effort to bring visibility to … Continue reading

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I love being a Nana!

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a picture of my sweet little Rilyn. Can you tell why I’m a proud Nana?

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Acorn Squash…MmmmMmmmGood

We do a garden every year and we’re always working to expand our palate.  This year we planted acorn squash and I got a great harvest.  Now I’ve been working to find the best way to prepare it…and I think … Continue reading

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Friday’s Quote of the Week

“Your children can wait while you tend to your marriage.  Your marriage will not wait while you tend to your children.”                                                                                                     ~Unknown

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