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3 Reasons You Should Be Patient category: christian living Feb 05, 2024

Why should we be concerned about building our “patience muscle?” Isn’t it sometimes easier to ask for forgiveness than to react correctly the first time? The truth is patience is...

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How to Be Patient With Others category: christian living Feb 05, 2024

The human experience can be summed up in the phrase, “hurry up and wait.” Life is moving at lightning speed. However, there are times of waiting that feel like they drag on forever -...

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Need More Patience? category: christian living Feb 05, 2024

Raise your hand if you could use more patience in your life! What if we told you that you already have all the patience you need? You might think that’s impossible, but let me explain. 

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Do You Need A Time-Out? category: christian living Feb 05, 2024

Do you remember having to be put into time-out as a child? Or maybe you have disciplined your own kids with the time-out rule.

When my children were little, we had a little blue chair that was used...

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6 Tips For Building a Household of Faith category: marriage category: parenting Feb 05, 2024

We would all agree that building a successful family takes love. But what about faith? Faith sometimes falls by the wayside. However, it is faith that will keep us going when the hard times...

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3 Keys to Intimacy category: marriage Feb 05, 2024

Relationships are all about the connection between two people. The closeness of that relationship determines the level of connection you experience. For instance, you wouldn’t share the...

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Communication Tips for a Happily Ever After category: marriage Jan 23, 2024

Does this little scenario sound familiar? 

Woman: Communication is key

Man: What’s wrong?

Woman: Nothing...

We all know that communication is key to any healthy relationship. However,...

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How to Find Your Match Made in Heaven category: marriage Jan 23, 2024

Stop! Don’t get married! Well...at least don’t get married to the wrong person or for the wrong reasons. Have you ever wondered how some people are so lucky in love while you seem to...

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5 Practical Steps to Forgive category: christian living Jan 23, 2024

February is typically the month we focus on love because of Valentine’s Day. Most of the time, we talk about the mushy romantic parts of love. However, I want to focus on the not-so-fun but...

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5 Keys to Find Peace in the Storms of Life category: christian living Jan 23, 2024

 This week, I want to talk about keeping the clutter and chaos of what is going on in the world around us from taking up residence in us. How can we live in this chaotic world yet not let the...

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Tools to Help Build Your Child's Faith category: parenting Jan 23, 2024

Last week the little town I live in put on a Christmas Extravaganza! The Middle School and High School Student Councils (which I am one of the advisors of) and the town businesses came together to...

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Should Christians Celebrate Halloween? category: christian living category: parenting Jan 23, 2024

I have heard many opinions through the years on whether or not Christians should celebrate or participate in Halloween. Many of you who read the title of this blog might have cringed at the subject...

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