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16
Jul
2014

Don’t Forget to Remember

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don't forget to remember, stacy edwards, family matters, grace based parenting

  As I’m writing this, it’s Thursday afternoon.   I don’t know what that means in your world but, in mine, it means that it is time to clean the toilets. Please hold the applause. On second thought, applaud your hearts out. I deserve it because those babies are sparkling.   I would love to […]

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25
Jun
2014

The Nehemiah Mom

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Nehemiah Mom, Grace Based parenting, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Family Matters, Mothers, Serving

  If you and I are friends on Facebook (and, if we aren’t, we need to fix that,) then you are privy to my daily musings on motherhood. I’m not even kidding when I tell you that these confessions are usually written while hiding in the bathroom in a desperate attempt to steal just a […]

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27
May
2014

How do you do it all?

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How do you do it all

I am woman…hear me roar. Okay, really, it’s more like - I am woman…hear me snore. Because, seriously, I am taking it upon myself to speak for all womankind…We are stinkin’ tired. I have been asked many times, How do you do it all? It’s true – I am a homeschooling mom of four, a pastor’s wife, until recently […]

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10
Apr
2014
bible

  Too often, we allow our insecurities to dictate what we think we can do for God.  We look in the mirror and judge what we see based on the world’s definition of beauty.  We allow man’s version of success to dictate how we feel about our lives and accomplishments.   How differently would we […]

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Weary Mom, Grace Based parenting, Stacy Edwards, Dr. Tim Kimmel, Family matters

  It’s a  whispered plea for energy as a baby cries in the middle of the night.  It’s the weary body in need of an extra dose of grace to make it through the midnight hours. It’s a request to reveal the significance of the seemingly insignificant.  It’s a need to see the purpose behind […]

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27
Mar
2014

Sacred Serving

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sacred serving

Lord, what can you do with me? I have four children, elderly parents and a house where something new seems to break every day. I do not have the time, the money or the energy to do big things for you. Does this sound familiar to anyone? Everyone, at some point, has had some variation […]

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07
Mar
2014

Waiting for God to Remember

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waiting for God to remember, God, Family matters, Grace Based parenting

    I want you to build an ark, Noah. A what? There is going to be a flood, Noah. A what?     God asked Noah to create something that no one had ever seen because He was about to do something He had never done. And, Noah? Well, he was obedient and did […]

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31 Days of Prayer for your Spouse

Endurance “Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. […]

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31 Days of Prayer for your Spouse

Expectations “The desire of the righteous ends only in good, but the hope of the wicked only in wrath.” Proverbs 11:23     There are two dangers when it comes to expectations. The first is that, in marriages, we often have unrealistic ones. Maybe your mother was a fabulous cook and you just expected your […]

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31 Days of Prayer for your Spouse, Stacy Edwards, Grace, Family Matters

Grace “But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9   Marriage is the beautiful union of two wonderfully made, yet imperfect people. […]

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