The Wise Woman Builds Her Home {Home, Part 1}

As I walked up the street with our mail, I noticed how two fall trees beautifully frame our home. It reminded me of this series of posts I wrote a couple years ago. Because I am passionate about creating a home that is intentional, authentic, and Christ-centered, I want to share them again!

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God Works Over Time (Be Patient!)

I have been thinking about patience and perseverance, with the fall crops being harvested and as verse from James 5 keeps coming to mind.

In my life, there are things I am praying and waiting for over time and the answers don’t seem to come quickly. Are you experiencing this in your life in some way, too?

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Snapshots of living a life of love!

In case you don’t know about it, I want to invite you to check out my “micro-blog” posts on Instagram and Facebook. These posts are snapshots of living a life of love in everyday, authentic life! With these photos, I share encouragement to live and love well as we grow our relationship with God – and out of that we live the full live and love people.

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Three Ways CliftonStrengths Helps Grow Relationships

One of the initial things that piqued my interest in Gallup’s strengths assessment was how helpful it could be for growing relationships. Their resources emphasize how strengths play out in relationships as well as how we grow our strengths in the context of relationships. Because of this I sought certification as a Gallup strengths coach.

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Workshops are a perfect opportunity for a group of people to begin the journey of learning about each other’s strengths.

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Answering Our Kids’ Questions About Secular Culture

No matter what age our kids are, it doesn’t take long for them to ask questions that arise from the culture around us! We cannot hide them from the devastating effects of sin and brokenness.

So today, I invite you peek in on conversations I’ve had with our girls. Our challenge is to be the the kind of Christ-followers who love and interact with people who are different from us (Jesus did this!) while having discerning hearts that honor God. Truth and love are hard to live out!

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