Category Archive: Spring is Calling

Apr 14

The Year of Lean

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I declared this year, the Year of Lean. Our Year of Lean includes losing weight, purging the house, cleaning the rooms and garage, purging our debt, and purging our mental strongholds. Of course, that doesn’t mean that my family agreed. At the tail end of last year, we started monthly family meetings – where we …

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Apr 13

A Springtime Wreath to Bless Your Home

Spring has definitely begun around our place!  This afternoon my son glanced out the sunny window and shouted, “Look! It’s snowing!”  We all ran to the window and, sure enough, it did appear to be snowing.  Once we went outside to check it out, we realized that it was actually the bright sunlight reflecting off the …

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Apr 11

Family Devotions with Toddlers

This post has been relocated to our new contributor blog, Marriage Motherhood and Missions. Swing by this link to read the rest of this post. As parents we are commanded to teach our children the ways of the Lord – we must not leave the job of spiritual education to the church or Christian schools.  …

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Apr 10

Shining in the Calling

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This great post by Marissa has been moved to our new contributor blog, Marriage Motherhood and Missions. We hope you’ll stop by here to read it. To be honest, this is a statement still challenges me. But allowing this to be your truth is the best starting place.     So start in your house, …

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Apr 09

Changing Season, Changing Habits

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In my household, this season, we are trying to get back into shape and take care of ourselves.  The Bible says that our bodies are temples for the Holy Spirit.  God has blessed us with these beautiful bodies capable of doing his work.   But, when we don’t take care of ourselves, we aren’t capable …

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Apr 08

Time to Help Him……Decluttering

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Prior to sharing my “Help Meet Corner” post, I must stop and wish my mom a very Happy Birthday! She is the greatest example, that I could never duplicate! I love you Mother!   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Spring has sprung here in Maine finally it seems. It seemed like it would never get here, but knock on …

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Apr 07

R & R

It is April, and it’s spring. It still doesn’t feel very springy here in the Midwest, but we have moments of hope. Warmer days. Sunshine. A few crocuses peeking at the sun. Yes, spring is here. Not in full force. But it is definitely making its presence felt. And I, for one, am grateful. Here …

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