Bible Study

Are you making God in your own image?

Is my view of God what it should be?

Are you making God in your own image? That is a big statement I know, but it is something that we really need to consider. This week we have been reading in Job chapters 16 through 20. The first time I read through these chapters I was feeling a little underwhelmed. It is again Job and his friends going back…

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Intentional Living, Spiritual health

Compassion Bloggers Trip

Did you know that Compassion International has bloggers go along with them on some of their trips to visit the Compassion children? I first learned about this several years ago when I saw a blog post from the Money Saving Mom about her trip to visit her compassion child. About a year ago I began sponsoring a Compassion child. My…

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Bible Study

Is God Good?

Is God Good?

Is God good? Just last weekend we watched as the news outlets reported to us about another terrorist bombing. We have connections there in Burkina Faso. A woman has lost her husband. Children have lost a father. This man was serving Jesus working to tell the people of Burkina Faso how much God loves them. Now he is gone. Here…

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Habits, Spiritual health

Ten Ways Prayer Helps Us.

Prayer has a lot to give us, if we are willing to develop the discipline.

We have made it though have way through our January Prayer challenge. I am so proud of everyone. I have been learning though so much through this process including how prayer has helped me in many ways. I am so glad for what the Lord has been teaching me. I have felt the need for more prayer in my life…

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Book Review

Trim Healthy Mama Plan, the Book

Trim Healthy Mama Plan

A few weeks ago I did a review on the Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook by Pearl Barrett and Serene Allison. Today I have the opportunity to share with you about the book, Trim Healthy Mama Plan also by Pearl Barrett and Serene Allison. I really enjoyed the cookbook, and I am still using the recipes from that cookbook to work…

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Book Review

The Beautiful Word Bible

The NIV Beautiful Word Bible

Note: I received a copy of the NIV Beautiful Word Bible free from BookLookBloggers.com for the purpose of review. All opinions are my own. For more information please see my disclosure policy. I have played around a little bit with Bible journaling. I bought a note-takers Bible about a year ago and I have used that for the Bible journaling…

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Intentional Living, Parenting

Entitlement and our Kids, and us

Entitlement and our kids.

Living in the entitlement trap We live in a culture that leaves many people believing that having whatever we want will make us happy, or make our lives more comfortable. This belief even extends to what we buy for our children. The issue of entitlement is a big one today, and it is causing many problems throughout our country and I believe even…

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Bible Study

Are you a bad friend?

What sort of a friend are you?

What kind of friend are you? Some days I am not a very good friend. I tend focus on what I am going to say next rather than actually listening well to the person talking. I tend to be quick to make judgments about people and their situations. I don’t always seek the Lord before I give advice, instead I…

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