How to Have a Stress Free Christmas

Are you wondering how to have a stress free Christmas? Is it even possible? It’s such a joyous season with so much to look forward to, but sometimes the chaos can be overwhelming. Read these 6 tips for a stress free Christmas season and make wonderful memories with your family!

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Dear Mama, the Pressure is Off

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Sometimes people say things to me like, “You must be so patient to have six kids.” My answer to that is usually a laugh and, “Not really, God just had a lot more refining work to do on me.” My friends, I am sharing this story because maybe it’ll help you take the pressure off. I’m hoping you don’t have to get to Number Six before you learn to lean into Jesus. I’m praying that you don’t allow other people to be the judge of you and your mamahood. First, let me stress to you that you are not God. You are not messing up your kiddo when you aren’t …

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Temporary Healing?

I wonder if the blind man that Jesus healed ever worried that his sight was just temporary, or if the woman with the bleeding issue ever thought for sure she was going to start bleeding again. What about Elizabeth? Do you think she spent her first trimester wondering if she was going to miscarry? Maybe. I am not sure what they were thinking, but I do know a little about human nature, and doubt surely tends to creep in pretty regularly. At least I know it does for me. The Miracle The other night, the hubs and I were snuggling into bed. Just getting comfortable on the pillow, I opened …

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A Challenge for Women: Choosing Joy through Grief

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Choosing joy through grief can seem all but impossible when you’re in the throes of hardship. But God. God refines us through suffering and can sustain us when we lean on Him. Let’s work on finding joy through suffering together as I share my own story of loss and how God met me in my weakness, and how He can do the same for you!

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