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A Journey of Faith | Timing and The Lord’s Provision

This is a journey story--in a few parts!  It began a year and a half ago with my friend, Michelle.  Having reached the end of bankruptcy, Chris and I (Holly) felt that God was showing us that the time had come for us to walk with our heads up--no shame--for a new season was upon us.  And OH, the lessons we have learned about God's provision!!  The … [Read More...]

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Family & Friends

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Unpacking

Laying aside my jacket of weariness, hanging up an unworn garment, placing toiletries and beauty supplies back in our bathroom cabinet and drawer, piling up clothes to be laundered, sorting through slips of paper--receipts, cards, notes and empty cough drop wrappers, placing Bible and notebook back beside my bed table--all are physical parts of … [Read More...]

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It’s not about you.

Dear 16 year-old, 18 yearold, 21 year-old, 23 year old Heather - You worry too much.  You worry too much about what people think about you.  You worry that they think you are fat or ugly or stupid.  You worry that even your friends don't like you.  You worry so much about what others think that it paralyzes you with fear and keeps you from … [Read More...]

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Kitchen

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Morton’s Favorite Green Beans

2 cans green beans (Italian style is our favorite) 2 pieces bacon cooked and crumbled, reserving bacon grease 2 T. bacon grease 4 T. minced onions 1 garlic clove minced 4 T. teriyaki sauce 1/2 t. salt 1/8 t. pepper In a medium sauce pan, add beans, bacon grease, onions, garlic, teriyaki, salt and pepper. Cover and cook over medium low … [Read More...]

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Marriage

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31 Days to Great Sex

(UPDATE: I will draw two names on Friday morning at 8 am mst) My friend, fellow author here on A Martha Heart and sister in Christ, Sheila Wray Gregoire, just wrote an amazing ebook for couples called, "31 Days to Great Sex".  To be gut-level honest with you, I personally get a little uncomfortable just talking about sex.  But I am glad that as … [Read More...]

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Ill-fitting Armor

Recently I had an intriguing conversation with a friend, who was struggling.  She told me that she was afraid she was becoming verbally abusive towards her child. She shared that she had been verbally abused, as a child, too. I asked further into the situation and gleaned that  she was not following the footsteps that had been her experience.  But … [Read More...]

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I Do Again by Cheryl and Jeff Scruggs

I Do Again by Cheryl and Jeff Scruggs 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 give everyone a chance to enter. … [Read More...]

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