Follow Jesus

Follow Jesus –  Guest post by Karen Sweeney-Ryal We are living in a time of great confusion, turmoil, and divisiveness in our country. Traditional values which were upheld for centuries are now often considered hateful or prejudicial. Our country’s foundation of  Christian values has been rejected, as relativism has been embraced. This stance that there […]

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The Link Between Clutter and Depression

The Link Between Clutter and Depression It’s been proven that a cluttered home can equal a cluttered mind.  Dishes in the sink, piles of laundry strewn about, STUFF on every surface. It’s no wonder that we can feel down and depressed. The Link Between Clutter and Depression Researchers at UCLA’s Center on Everyday Lives and […]

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Laundry Room Organization

Laundry room organization?  You’re kidding, right, Sue?  I mean, I can barely stay on top of doing the laundry and you want me to make the dang room look “lovely”, too?  Really?  Yes, really!   Now, I’m not talking a major renovation where you spend thousands of dollars on fancy shelves and new appliances.  I’m […]

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voices we hear

VOICES WE HEAR The bible tells us in Matthew 18:18 , that whatever we permit or agree with on earth is permitted in heaven, and the reverse is the case: whatever we disagree with or forbid on earth is forbidden in heaven. So, let me ask you a question: Who do you agree that you […]

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Raising Godly Children in a Broken World

Raising godly children.  I think that is the hope of all Christian parents.  With staggering statistics of children leaving the church in early adulthood, what can we do to increase the odds that our kids will continue to walk with God?  Baptist news reported that six in ten young adults (millennials) who were raised in […]

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Listen Up

Work. Housework. Kids. Social events. Home school. Public school. Private school expense. You MUST also squeeze in some “me” time. Even if making time for the “me” time actually causes you more stress than the “me” time relieves.   If you don’t do all of this right, then you will be judged. Maybe your child […]

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Organizing your Emails

Organizing your emails. Email, ugh!  Our inbox seems to pile up to an overwhelming size.  Subscriptions, optins, bills, promotions, notifications and the occasional email from a friend (that is like the prize at the bottom of a Cracker Jack box!).  Staying on top of it without missing something important can take chunks of our time. […]

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