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The Sensational Scent of Prayer Bible Study- Free Tools

Hey there! I’m so thrilled that today is the first night of a 4 week Bible study I’m teaching at CypressChurch.tv on Hannah and the Power of Prayer. Over 5 years ago, I wrote this study over the course of many nights, with a sweet baby growing inside of me. I knew when I was […]

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A Prayer When I Can’t Find Words to Pray

A Prayer When I Can’t Find Words to Pray Dear Father, Words refuse to escape my lips today and I cannot find them. Not only do they stall before reaching my¬†tongue, Those same words float around in my mind, Failing to make complete sentences. Failing to join together in expressive thoughts. Failing to unite my […]

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Mother’s Day Poem Craft

Mother’s Day is close to my heart for so many reasons. 7 reasons for sure- my kiddos. Maybe 8- I have a son-in-law too; he’s a good guy. On a more serious note, my mom is in Heaven and for that reason, I encourage you to take the time to love on your mom if […]

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Bible Reading Challenge Check-In

Hey there! I hope you had a glorious weekend celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ! Monday is here and it is time to check in with one another on the Bible Reading Challenge. I had soooo hoped to tell you this week that I’m all caught up on the reading, but I’m just a tiny, […]

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Team Lift Your Voice Hits GSN’s American Bible Challenge

Hey Friends! I’m excited to announce to you that earlier this week, GSN’s American Bible Challenge trivia show announced their teams for the upcoming season… and team Lift Your Voice is one of those teams! WOOHOO! My husband, Matt is on the far right in the purple shirt; my brother-in-law, David, is in the center, […]

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The Betrayal of Jesus

Last weekend, I was privileged to be a part of all 6 weekend services at CypressChurch.tv. I felt so honored to participate in the services and I wanted to share this monologue with you today as our thoughts turn towards the time just before the mock trial and crucifixion of Christ. May our hearts be […]

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God Bless Our Easter Children’s Book Giveaway

The celebration of Easter is upon us! I’m so excited; I just love Easter. This winter was a particularly hard one and I’m so happy to see the signs of spring. My kiddos have been excited too; it’s interesting to see their perspective on the changing world around them. One day last week when it […]

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When Spring Seems Tardy & Whimsical Wednesday Blogger Linkup

Sometimes I question God’s choice of weather. I know, I know. I shouldn’t be so negative. He is Almighty and Holy and I love Him with all my heart. But when the daffodils are covered by snow and the temperatures dip back down to their winter standbys, I can’t help but think that maybe one […]

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A Prayer for Easter

A Prayer for Easter Dear Father, My eyes lift to Heaven In total adoration of the one true God you are. Your incredible love for the world Exceeds my imagination And your gracious gift of life Excels beyond my understanding. When I reflect on the cross of Calvary, My mind fails to grasp the depth […]

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How to Plan and Host a Bible Study Marathon

No worries, Ladies- this post has nothing to do with an actual run! Have you ever wanted to sign up to participate in a community Bible study but you knew you were going to miss several weeks of the study due to schedule conflicts? Or maybe you have a group of women who really would […]

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Bible Reading Challenge Check-In

Hey Friends! Monday is here once again and it’s time for the Bible Reading Challenge check-in. I humbly admitted to you last week that I’m a bit behind and while I’ve almost caught up this week, I wanted to mention that the best way I’ve found to catch up when you get behind is to […]

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Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World & Bible Study DVD Giveaway

I’ve been reading the book, Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World, by Joanna Weaver. I feel a bit late to the party on this book because many of my friends have read it already since it originally released in 2000. I can’t express how much I appreciate this book. The subtitle is “Finding […]

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What Religion Did to Jesus & Whimsical Wednesday

I’ve been reading the Gospel accounts of the Easter story. I find it so interesting to think of each author’s writing slant as the Holy Spirit whispered words to their hearts to be scribbled down. Matthew, the tax collector, certainly provided details. Mark was a little more of a straight-forward kind of guy. With Luke’s […]

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A Prayer for When I Feel Rejected

A Prayer for When I Feel Rejected Dear Father, With discouraged spirit, I bow before you; My head is bent in both humility and despair. Feeling unwanted delivers a sting Like nothing else can. The arrows of rejection shoot into my soul And pierce through all hope. “Why does no one want me?” I ask […]