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Are You Listening to the Wrong People? (Spoiler: my voice is back!)

Maybe a better question than “Are you listening to the wrong people?” would be “Are you listening to the right people?” Listening to the right people makes all the difference between a problem solved or a problem prolonged.   My voice is a case in point. As many of you know, […]

 

Book Giveaway: Prayers for Hope and Healing

***The giveaway is now closed.  Congrats Debra!*** ***Please leave a comment to enter the giveaway.  U.S. entries only please.   One winner will be chosen on Friday*** I hope you had a very merry and blessed Christmas!  What a beautiful time of year to celebrate the Savior’s birth.  As a result […]

 

Podcast: Prayers for Hope and Healing with Sarah Forgrave

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here How can you stay encouraged if you are chronically ill? What can you say or do for a friend who is sick? My friend Sarah Forgrave is here to talk about her bo, Prayers for Hope and Healing: Seeking God’s Strength as You […]

 

Trading Mom Anxiety for Peace

Today in my devotion with Proverbs 31 Ministries, I write about Saul’s father and the worry he probably experienced as a parent. There are many worries that can fill our hearts as moms and dads. What if my child feels left out or made fun of? What if my child […]

 

Your Prayers Like Popcorn?

When was the last time you were still? Remember the words of Psalm 46:10, “Be still and know that I am God.  I will be exalted among all the nations.  I will be exalted in the earth!”  You may not be able to sit on a rock overloing a stream […]

 

Day 8 – Childlike Prayers

I wrote this chapter about childlike prayers because I am inspired by the prayers of kids.  My husband is a realtor and it had been a hard year in that business for sure.  But God had continued to provide.  One day we were celebrating my husband selling a house and […]

 

Day 4 – Heart Healthy Choices

Here are four generations of my family.  My 89-year-old grandmother, my mom, me, and baby Lucy. In today’s reading, I challenge you to think of the health of your heart.  Both physically and spiritually.  I would like to plan for cardiovascular exercise in the New Year.  What type of […]