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What I've Learned: 2016 Edition
#life  #2016  #cancer   #prayer   #homeschooling  
As 2016 wraps up, I've been reflecting on what this year has held. And what it has taught me. In no particular order of importance or intensity...
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Thinking About: Admonishing
#devotional   #Biblicaltruth  
This week my kids have been memorizing Colossians 3:16. Which means I'm (re)memorizing it too. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another; in psalms and hymns and spiritual...
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Turkey soup recipe. Not to be missed! If you have a turkey carcass you are wondering what to do with, don't toss it out. Make this Best Ever Old-fashioned Turkey Soup!
#soup   #turkey   #recipe   #glutenfree   #dairyfree  
My mom always used to make huge pots of soup. When I say huge, I do mean HUGE. Her soup pot held 20 quarts. During the winter she would regularly fill that baby. We'd eat Vegetable Soup and Turkey soup for days and days.
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A Gift Guide for the Cooks in Your Life...
#christmas   #giftguide   #cooking  
I'm done with my Christmas shopping (I know, I know. Don't be jealous.), I'm betting a whole lot of the rest of the world is not. (Which is not to say that I'm done wrapping. You all know me and my proclivities too well to as...
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In this week of conscientious thankfulness...
I love how the KJV puts the first phrase of Romans 4:20, he staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief.... What a word picture!
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Autumn
Colorful. Reds, yellows, gold, greens, purples. Leaves. Raking. Piles. September through December. Donuts. Cider. Pumpkin. Soups. Spice cake. Friends. Laughter. Hayrides. Bonfires. Smokey. Heavenly. Best scent in the world. Sunshine. Rain. Full, colorful, f...
Colorful. Reds, yellows, gold, greens, purples. Leaves. Raking. Piles.
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What I've Learned: 2016 Edition
As 2016 wraps up, I've been reflecting on what this year has held. And what it has taught me. In no particular order of importance or intensity... 1. My favorite books are funny books. Every time. Hands down. I listen to the What Should I Read Next podcast....
As 2016 wraps up, I've been reflecting on what this year has held. And what it has taught me. In no particular order of importance or intensity...
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Thinking About: Admonishing
This week my kids have been memorizing Colossians 3:16. Which means I'm (re)memorizing it too. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another; in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in you...
This week my kids have been memorizing Colossians 3:16. Which means I'm (re)memorizing it too. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another; in psalms and hymns and spiritual...
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Best Ever Old-Fashioned Turkey Soup
My mom always used to make huge pots of soup. When I say huge, I do mean HUGE. Her soup pot held 20 quarts. During the winter she would regularly fill that baby. We'd eat Vegetable Soup and Turkey soup for days and days. (and days and days...) I'm not even ...
My mom always used to make huge pots of soup. When I say huge, I do mean HUGE. Her soup pot held 20 quarts. During the winter she would regularly fill that baby. We'd eat Vegetable Soup and Turkey soup for days and days.
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A She Plans Dinner Christmas Gift Guide
I'm done with my Christmas shopping (I know, I know. Don't be jealous.), I'm betting a whole lot of the rest of the world is not. (Which is not to say that I'm done wrapping. You all know me and my proclivities too well to assume that.) Everyone and their n...
I'm done with my Christmas shopping (I know, I know. Don't be jealous.), I'm betting a whole lot of the rest of the world is not. (Which is not to say that I'm done wrapping. You all know me and my proclivities too well to as...
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Want Strong Faith?
I love how the KJV puts the first phrase of Romans 4:20,  he staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief .... What a word picture! In my mind's eye I see a man with a huge burden on his back labelled unbelief. He is bowed down with the weight. Stag...
I love how the KJV puts the first phrase of Romans 4:20, he staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief.... What a word picture!
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When I Might Be Drowning
What a person publishes a post entitled, " What's Saving My Life Currently ," you might correctly infer that said person feels their life needs saving. Last week was a really hard week for me. I had a cold. I had women's issues. I had a kid going in for her...
What a person publishes a post entitled, " What's Saving My Life Currently ," you might correctly infer that said person feels their life...
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I am a wife and a mother of 4. I home school. I run and swim. I write a blog to keep my sanity. I love the Lord Jesus Christ with all my heart, mind, soul and strength. I want to encourage others to look to God, the source of my strength, to renew their strength. I want to encourage others to run the race of life, and not grow weary. To keep on walking, and not faint.
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