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5 Benefits of Sharing a Meal with your Family

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Faith, Family | 4 comments

5 Benefits of Sharing a Meal with your Family

What is your favorite time of the day? For me, it’s dinnertime. I enjoy gathering my family around the table and enjoying a good meal. We chat, eat, laugh, and many times have important discussions about life.
There are many benefits of sharing a meal with your family, but these five stick out in my mind . . .

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Think About Such Things

Posted by on Jan 1, 2015 in Faith, Family, For Girls! | 2 comments

Think About Such Things

Happy New Year! Do you make resolutions or do you pick a word for the year?
I picked the word FOCUS. Why? Because I want to . . . adjust my vision to see clearly.

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Featured Guest: Allison Flexer

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in Faith, Family | 5 comments

Featured Guest: Allison Flexer

Truth, Lies, and the Single Woman (Beacon Hill Press), tells the story of Allison Flexer’s single journey and gives practical steps for letting go of the lies that destroy the joy and confidence of unmarried women.

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Featured Book: Lord, How Did I Get This Old So Soon?

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Faith, Family | 5 comments

Featured Book: Lord, How Did I Get This Old So Soon?

Need a quick pick-me-up? Communion time with your heavenly Father? Bestselling author and gentle humorist Karen O’Connor offers sincere, real-life prayers to encourage you to open your heart and talk with God.

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Featured Book: Empty Nest Strategies to Help Your Kids Take Flight

Posted by on May 1, 2014 in Faith, Family | 4 comments

Featured Book: Empty Nest Strategies to Help Your Kids Take Flight

Insightful chapters help us to remember to breathe, hold on to memories, enjoy the ever-changing seasons, and support our children’s dreams. There is so much more to this book, and I encourage you to get a copy for yourself!

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How do you handle the change of a child going to college?

Posted by on Aug 21, 2013 in Family | 3 comments

How do you handle the change of a child going to college?

“Mom, can you help me pack?” The question held so many emotions for me, feelings I’ve stuffed down my daughter’s entire senior year of high school. As the months ticked by, I knew the day would come when we would bring her to college, and I also knew I wouldn’t be ready to let her go.

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