Bible Study

That Proverbs 31 Woman

Amy / July 30, 2015

That Proverbs 31 Woman….. This week in Proverbs 31, I have been struggling just a bit with our study. I find myself comparing myself to the woman described in our chapter and find that I fall way short in pretty much every area that is listed in the verses of chapter 31. I can’t always stay up late working and…

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Book Review

Learning to Live the Colson Way

Amy / July 29, 2015

I have been given the book The Colson Way by Owen Strachan free for the purpose of review. For more information about Family Christian please visit their site at I grew up hearing the radio program Break Point. I remember hearing Chuck Colson’s distinctive voice over the radio as he talked for just few minutes about some important issue of…

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Health Struggles

Weight Loss: 9 Steps to Keep Motivated

Amy / July 27, 2015

  Working Towards Weight Loss Last week I talked a bit about how the past few months have been going in the area of my weight loss and developing healthy habits. If you missed that post you can read about it at My Weight Loss Journey. This week I want to share with you a little bit about my plans as…

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Book Review, Womanhood

New Book by Susie Larson

Amy / July 20, 2015

There is one thing that is a common attribute in most American homes. This characteristic causes stress and limits nearly every element of our lives. What one thing could be so common that it impacts nearly all of America regardless of race or gender? What could possibly be limiting almost everyone? Busyness. It seems everyone is busy these days. Moms,…

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Bible Study, Spiritual health, Suffering

Unjustly Sentenced

Amy / July 17, 2015

Do Not Keep Silent During World War II there was a lot of horrible things that were happening and people many people did not speak out against what was happening. Those who did faced death. A prime example of this is Dietrich Bonhoeffer. By speaking out against Hitler’s horrific crimes he put himself into danger and ultimately he faced death.…

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Friendships, Home, Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Mothering in Community

Women are Scary
Amy / July 14, 2015

  Are you Mothering alone?  Perhaps you are working together with your husband, and life in general is going well, but are you as a mother alone?  Do your days consist primarily of you tending to your home and children?  Perhaps you are a working mommy who rushes about working hard to get everything done that is on your to…

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Living in Community

Amy / July 13, 2015

Since I began blogging a few years ago I have been so very encouraged and blessed by the community of people who are working, serving and encouraging each other in the blogging community. My experience has been such a blessing and I have had very few negative experiences. Today I am so excited to share that I am being featured…

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Family, Home, Homeschool, Parenting, Spiritual health

Media Choices

What we view on TV impacts how we think, and if we are not careful we are going to fill our hearts with things we shouldn't.
Amy / July 13, 2015

Keeping up Appearances Some time ago my daughters danced with glee while watching a Barbie movie. I do not like Barbie, and was hesitant about letting them watch the silly thing at all. As I watched them get excited, and dance along with the characters on the screen,  and get anxious and nervous as the tension rose, I was reminded…

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