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4 Ideas for when Communication is Difficult

4 Ideas for when Communication is Difficult in Marriage

I’ve often found myself at a point of wanting to share my feelings with my husband, but feeling afraid of his response. Communication can be difficult, just in the day to day matters of a home. Add heartfelt emotions to the mix and a conversation can get intense pretty quickly. Maybe he’ll want to … [continue]

Power Couples {Grace & Truth Linkup}

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What comes to mind when I say “power couples”? Couples who both have a career or work that gives them worth and value within their community? Couples who are driven to succeed and seem to manage everything without any problem? There’s definitely something to that, but I love Deborah’s explanation: “They’ll tell you…things like, always […]

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Maggie’s Road to Redemption

Maggie's Road to Redemption - surviving a tragedy in marriage and continuing to move forward in faith

We sat in shock as Maggie shared the tragedy that had ripped her heart wide open. It was a story of the deceit, hidden secrets, a double life almost, that took place around her, and it all came crashing down with one powerful knock on the door. There was no more secrecy, no more hiding […]

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Grace & Truth linkup

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Welcome back to the Grace & Truth linkup! If you have a Christian living post, we’d love to have you share it with us. Or if you are not a blogger, but you’re looking for some great encouragement, we hope that you find it here. Thanks for joining us! Now it’s time to join the link […]

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Leaving the Amish

Leaving the Amish Culture - how God can redeem our fear and insecurities

Has God ever moved you on? I’m sure we’ve all faced that in our lives, in one way or another. There may be fear and insecurities in the transition process, but when we are following God’s will, we know He will redeem those fears and be faithful in what He’s called us to do. Today, my friend, […]

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Coming Home

Coming Home - how to understand the love of our heavenly Father and choose eternal life with Him

He came bounding down the stairs, arms outstretched, shouting, “Daddy, Daddy, you’re home!” His feet couldn’t carry him quickly enough and he went flying into his father’s arms. Pure joy was evident as a son was reunited with his beloved father. It was the first time he had ever responded that way to his dad […]

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Bible Reading {Grace & Truth linkup}

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Welcome back to another week at the Grace & Truth linkup! This week’s featured post is one that I’ve already made use of (thank you!), and I hope it’s a great resource for you as well. Dean is offering a variety of tools to help with Bible reading. He’s sharing summer Bible-reading plans, memory verse […]

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From Mourning to Dancing – Elizabeth’s Redemption Story

From Mourning to Dancing

Today I have the privilege of introducing you to my new friend, Elizabeth.  She has a story to share with you that moves from mourning to dancing, from grief to joy. Elizabeth shares a heartfelt story of girlhood dreams, “Tutu Tuesdays” and the sudden, unexpected loss of her father-in-law. Her daughter’s performance, one that should be full of […]

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3 Prayers to Overcome Anxiety

3 Prayers to Overcome Anxiety

Recently, I was feeling particularly anxious about a situation. It was one of those situations where, if it went well – then great! But if it went poorly, life as we know it, could change dramatically. My heart was beating faster, I had that anxious feeling in the pit of my stomach, I was generally […]

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Mercy Like Waves

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I was drawn to this week’s post, Crashing Waves of Mercy, by just one word: mercy. The idea of waves of mercy washing over us has been a focal point in my own life lately, so I was eager to read Dawn’s post. She shared of a quest to find a lighthouse on a family […]

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