Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Prayer Challenge for 2016

Amy / December 21, 2015

Over the past year I have had a growing feeling that I need to be more intentional about prayer and being still before the Lord. A call to more prayer has been something I have felt on my life since I was a teen, only I wasn’t as disciplined about it as I felt I should be. During this past…

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Family, Intentional Living

Parenting Surprises

Amy / December 17, 2015

I don’t know about your house, but we have a little bit of this attitude, seen here in this picture going on at our house! Our youngest is one that really likes to believe she is in charge of everything. She doesn’t like to sleep, she doesn’t like to share, she doesn’t like it when you tell her to do…

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Book Review

It is painful I know but Just show up

Are you willing to step into someone else's hard place and walk with them through the tough times? Are you willing to just show up?
Amy / December 15, 2015

I received the book Just Show Up by Kara Tippetts and Jill Lynn Buteyn from Family Christian free for the purpose of Review. All opinions are my own for more information please see my disclosure policy. Chronic illness, cancer, suffering and pain these are scary words. I believe almost everyone reading this post has someone in their life who is…

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Congratulations! We finished Numbers

We finished the Book of Numbers!
Amy / December 14, 2015

We Did it, We made it through Numbers! It is hard to believe but we are officially done with the book of Numbers! Over the past six weeks we have been working through the book of Numbers with Good Morning Girls in our Blogging Through the Bible series. I have learned more than I ever expected from this book. I…

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Bible Study

Numbers Week Six

Numbers reminds us of our need for Grace
Amy / December 5, 2015

Over the past six weeks we have been working our way through the book of Numbers with Good Morning Girls. I have really enjoyed doing our blogging through the Bible series. We have just a little bit longer in our study of the book of Numbers and then we will be taking a short break from our blogging through the…

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Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Cultivating Thankfulness: Offerings

Amy / November 28, 2015

Over the past week we have been walking through ways that we can cultivate thankfulness in our everyday lives. We started off by remembering what God has done for us, proclaiming to others what God is doing and has done and yesterday we discussed how when we live for God our lives demonstrate our thankfulness to him by reflecting God.…

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Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Cultivating Thanksgiving: Demonstrating

Amy / November 27, 2015

This week we have been looking at four steps that help us to cultivate thanksgiving in our lives. First we discussed the importance of remembering what God has done. Second we talked about proclaiming to others what God has done. Today we are going to look at the third element in cultivating thanksgiving. This third element is demonstrating to others…

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Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Cultivating Thanksgiving: Proclaiming

Amy / November 25, 2015

Yesterday we looked at the first key element in cultivating thanksgiving which was to remeber. Today we are going to look at the second key element. This element is Proclaiming. Once we have remembered the things that God has done for us we need to take the time and tell other people about what we have remembered. There is really…

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Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Cultivating Thanksgiving: Remember

Cultivating Thanksgiving requires us to remember
Amy / November 24, 2015

Cultivating thankfulness can be a constant battle. It is so easy to find myself grumbling and complaining because of some difficulty or hardship that I am dealing with in my daily life. We have seen from the people of Israel that God isn’t pleased when we grumble. God wants us to be cultivating thankfulness in our everyday lives. I have…

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Intentional Living, Uncategorized

Thanksgiving can change your day.

Amy / November 23, 2015

It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to the Most High. It is good to proclaim your unfailing love in the morning, your faithfulness in the evening, Psalm 92:1-2 Thanksgiving isn’t always an easy attitude to wear. The people of Israel didn’t find it an easy habit to cling too, and I know that I…

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