Committed in the Contending

Challenges. Well, we've got a few of those don't we. Recently, I saw a sermon by Pastor Brian Houston from Hillsong Church in Australia, addressing purposeful living. I know for me, if I am going to face, and overcome, these challenges I am going to need to be purposeful. Here are his points, and my two cents, because you weren't getting out of … [Read More...]

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Family & Friends

the kite

My 10 year old daughter, Sarah, recently brought this creative writing assignment home from school: “I am a kite.  The kite dances, flutters, dips and crashes.  I now know what it is like for God to keep me on track.  God is me when I fly a kite and I am the kite.  In my relationship with Him, I am flying all over.  When I crash He pushes me back … [Read More...]

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Organizing Your Internet

I don't know about you, but I read a lot of blogs and bookmark tons of recipes! One day I clicked on my bookmark page looking for something specific and I could not find it. I was frustrated and aggravated and searched for several minutes before I found it. It was then that I came up with the idea to organize my Internet files like I would any … [Read More...]

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Petits Fours

1 c. shortening 2 c. sugar 3 c. all purpose flour 2 t. baking powder 3/4 t. salt 1 c. ice water 1 1/2 t. clear imitation butter flavor 1 t. vanilla extract 3/4 t. almond extract 4 egg whites 1/2 t. cream of tarter 10 c. sifted powdered sugar 1 c. water 3 T. light corn syrup Creamy Decorator Frosting: 2 c. sifted powdered sugar 1/4 … [Read More...]

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The 21 Day Husband Project (Day 5)

Ok ladies...this is the last day of our mini "Husband Project".  I hope you have had a little fun with the projects, and that you may have been challenged to love your husband in a variety of different ways. I know I have. Remember you can keep it going by purchasing Kathi Lipp's book The 21 Day Husband Project.  Let me know if you do! Now … [Read More...]

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What Is Real Beauty?

I have been thinking a lot about beauty recently. After attending the Beauty and Wellness Bootcamp online conference from A Woman Inspired, I feel more knowledgeable about what true beauty is. In fact, here is what I walked away with understanding (this is from my perspective). Beauty is not in the eye of the beholder. Beauty comes straight from … [Read More...]

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3-book Set of Children’s Books

3-book Set of Children's Books God Gave Us Heaven by Lisa Tawn Bergren When God Created My Toes by Dandi Daley Mackall God Loves Me More Than That by Dandi Daley Mackall Please leave a comment on this post OR email Trish (specifying which gift you are interested in) to be entered. All drawings will be on September 8th at 5pm MST to … [Read More...]

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