Christian Living: You’re Doing It All  Wrong, Here's How to Fix It 1
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Christian Living: You’re Doing It All Wrong, Here’s How to Fix It

I am a Christian, in the sense that I believe Jesus Christ is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. However, for the better part of my Christian walk I have been doing it wrong, living that is. We took a new foster placement two weeks ago today. She is a doll, although… she is every bit of a 2-year-old and has tried some less than endearing terrible two antics.  It is a pleasure to serve her. A few days …

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The Curse of Unbelief: Real Poison and Some Bad Ju-Ju

My husband uses the term ”Bad Ju-Ju.” This cracks me up.  Truth be told, Justin is pretty straightlaced. However, he is also a devout follower of the school of “good thoughts.” Justin and I both regularly listen to a refresher course in The Power of Positive Thinking, by Norman Vincent Peale.  However, both of us work hard at thinking and believing in good. Frankly, it is easier to believe all is lost and focus on the bad ju-ju, instead of the …

Litanies, Rituals, and Hocus Pocus for Housewives and Harlots 2
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Litanies, Rituals, and Hocus Pocus for Housewives and Harlots

Never mess with a vandal’s ritual. It was late when I tucked the vandals, our 3 and 5-year-old sons into bed and kissed them on semi-sticky cheeks, I had a rush of guilt.  I should have bathed them.  Instead, I had used an entire container of diaper wipes on their crusty little bodies before putting their pajamas on them, then I squirted them with a shot of Febreeze. Calm down, I didn’t get it in their eyes… this time. To …

God is most careful with you…
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God is most careful with you…

God is most careful with you… I can’t stand it. Years wasted… bemoaning… I wasn’t enough.  I wasn’t adored.  I could never measure up to what was expected.  You can’t talk me out of it… I won’t succumb to the lie, “You must work harder to please Him.” I want what He wants. I want what He came and died for… a new mind.  A new way of thinking, living, and believing. Call me what you will.  Call it a …

Excuses, Excuses: Escaping Condemnation - Rejoicing in the Freedom 3

TWENTY EIGHT DAY CHALLENGE… CHECK!

As our little-foster love would say, “TAAA-DAAAA!” 28-Day-Challenge… CHECK! Seriously this was so fun. I love you each. Be sure and check back on FACEBOOK LIVE 02.28.17 at 8PM Central for a TWO DRAWING giveaway. The Swing by Tracy Reifkind and TheMomCafe.com ‘s Christine Carter’s Book Hope and Help While Healing! And make sure you like my sister’s page Stacey Todd’s She Sat Down as we prepare to launch our new Non-Profit to bless mommas nationwide! Things are just getting more …

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Win by Losing: Stop the Stress – Get a New Dress

You should relax, you have too much stress. Or as our 5-year-old vandal says, “I have too much stresses in me.” And I know all the tricks of the trade.  I even sell essential oils.  So I had used my meager earnings to buy a more expensive blend… Stress Away. From the family room, the smell was overwhelming.  My husband and I leaped from our seats and bolted to our room where we discovered our two toddler sons slipping and …