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Melissa D
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The Important Work of Staying Home
My husband and I recently moved from Denver, Colorado to a small
town in Iowa. I have been surprised to have been asked on multiple
occasions while visiting new churches what I do for a living, as I stood
there holding my 10-month-old daughter. Not that ...

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The Sin of Gender-Bending
  If ever there was a time that a culture was encouraging
the women to act like men and the men to act like women, it is ours,
here and now. The feminists have convinced us that women should never
need to be protected or cared for by a man, and to imply ...
The Sin of Gender-Bending
The Sin of Gender-Bending
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How Do We Stop the Mass Shooting Trend?
It's impossible to not recognize that there have been a lot of mass shootings in the USA in recent days. it is strangely overbalanced here, as opposed to other first world countries.  The term "mass shooting" generally comes up when a person shoots and kill...
How Do We Stop the Mass Shooting Trend?
How Do We Stop the Mass Shooting Trend?
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Being Detached from Social Media
How long has it been since I've gotten off of social media? Over a month, I think. The fact that I don't know is a good sign that I'm not counting the seconds and so sad that it's gone! Here are some things I've discovered since clicking "Deactivate": Socia...
Being Detached from Social Media
Being Detached from Social Media
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A Fierce Protectiveness
When I was young, my siblings and I used to visit our grandparents farm quite a bit. I'm not sure how many acres they had, but it was enough for a nice long walk past a creek and over green rolling hills. My grandpa kept cows, and he always warned us to sta...
A Fierce Protectiveness
A Fierce Protectiveness
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Offline 2018
Many of my regular readers will not even know I wrote this post. Maybe months down the road they will remember I once had a presence through my blog, and go search for it "manually" through actually typing in a URL. The reason for this, and why many will ne...
Offline 2018
Offline 2018
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Should We Require Our Kids to Act like Christians?
(Don't worry, I'm not requiring our three-month-old to kneel in prayer. This picture was just too adorable to not include!) Is it appropriate to expect our unsaved children to act like believers? Why should we expect something out of them that we wouldn't f...

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Where Politics Don't Belong
Perhaps it is because we have a celebrity for president that politics has been creeping into our country's entertainment, but I think it was happening before Trump was ever elected. Somewhere along the line celebrities realized they had a lot of influence o...
Where Politics Don't Belong
Where Politics Don't Belong
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Newborn Gadget Must-Haves
Ok, the only thing you really "must have" for your newborn is a warm place to sleep and milk to eat (add in the occasional diaper change). But, by way of making life easier for the new mommy and daddy, here are some of my suggestions to those coming along a...
Newborn Gadget Must-Haves
Newborn Gadget Must-Haves
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Is Mental Illness an Excuse to Sin?
There are certain subjects that I don't normally feel at liberty to write on, because they are extremely sensitive and would reflect poorly on people I love. This is a subject like that, and will take a lot of effort on my part to not offend precious people...
Is Mental Illness an Excuse to Sin?
Is Mental Illness an Excuse to Sin?
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