Faith, Life

Hymns and Spiritual Songs: The Blessing of Godly Music

Hymns and spiritual songs bless my life and teach me about God. Through learning and singing songs that proclaim truth about God and our faith, I have a ready source of reflection on God through so many situations of life. Hymns grant me access to the wisdom that countless people before me gained on their journey following God. My Hymn Roots …

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Family, Life

10 Lessons Learned: Not Another Homemaking How-To

I resent home organization tips. Maybe that’s putting it a bit strongly. But something deep within me rises up in revolt when someone tells me how often I must change my towels, what time of day I must get up, and which combination of never-ending tasks I simply must accomplish on a daily basis in order to be a proficient homemaker. I try to humble …

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Faith, Life

Motherhood: Life’s Changing Seasons and Cycles

  Being a woman and a mother forces me to come to terms with the ever-changing seasons and constantly turning cycles of “normal” life. When my first child was born, my mom said to me, “Remember—babies change so fast. If it starts to get overwhelming and you can’t imagine doing this indefinitely, just wait two weeks and, most likely, you and …

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