What I Do and Don’t Feel Like Talking About…

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  Things I feel like talking about– Princess Cousins… William Wallace and Olaf… (our new Bearded Dragon babies) Fairytale Murder Mystery Parties (Jason is Rumpelstiltskin and I’m an elf) Books I’m reading right now… (The Singing God– by Sam Storms) (Girl at the End of the World– by Elizabeth Esther) (Restless– by Jennie Allen) People I’m [Read More...]

On My Corner of Bitter and Sweetness

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I finished the book last night and fell asleep longing for them to make it into a movie– Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. Also swirling was– How much and how quickly each child in this house is growing. My bitter and sweet. On Thursday I met for breakfast-tea-turned-almost-dinner with two special friends. [Read More...]

When Eternity Triumphs Over Anger…

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For the past month, at The Better Mom website, we’ve been sharing daily posts about anger in a series called:  “From Grouchy to Great: Finding Joy in the Journey of Motherhood”. Today, I’m sharing about how keeping my eyes on Heaven helps in the battle against anger and frustration. Would love to have you join [Read More...]

Celebrating and Thankful

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Celebrating 17 years of marriage today with my guy– So thankful. To God and for Jason. And thankful for crazy-wonderful-friends who are still loving our Selah and remembering even six years later. And I cringed a bit this morning when I realized which post of mine was going live over at The Better Mom. As [Read More...]

This Thanksgiving Morning…

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I am sharing over at The Better Mom for Thanksgiving– One thing you must do before putting in the turkey… Would love to have you join me over there. Happy Thanksgiving!

Helping Your Family Memorize God’s Word

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  This summer may  be a bit different over here. I’m trying to spend as much time as I can… Living. Not online. I’ve been reading in three places the last week or so… Psalm 103–just because I need it. I really think it is my favorite Psalm.  I have it memorized.  But only if [Read More...]

Mom in the Mirror (guest post & giveaway by Emily Wierenga)

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Today I’d like to introduce you to my friend Emily and also to her recently published book– Mom in the Mirror. She’s generously offered to give away a copy of her book to one of our readers. Please leave a comment below to be entered in the drawing. Why every mama should read this book… [Read More...]

Redeeming the Lysol Days…

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  We’ve had a Lysol Spring. Flu. Ear infections. Bronchitis. Eye infections. And even-after-the-vaccination-Chicken-Pox. Today I’m sharing over at The Better Mom about what God is teaching me about redeeming the days of family sickness. I’d love to have you join me over there…   Sharing with two of my special online kindred– Ruth and Rachel. [Read More...]

At His Cross…(and sharing over at The Better Mom)

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  Today I’m over at The Better Mom… Sharing about what the Cross means in my life. I’d love to have your join me for a few moments of reflection as we head into this Easter weekend. Love, Kara

The Story Isn’t Over…

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  As of today when I’m writing this… I don’t think I’ve really seen another adult besides my husband since Monday. We’ve been battling a fever-flu-bug-yuck-virus that has cycled its way through our family. Today is Day #10. On Monday night, our youngest came down with a really high fever, was throwing up, seemed absolutely [Read More...]

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