Grace for Your Hurt Feelings

“Are you sure you don’t want to take some pain reliever?” I asked my husband as we sat at the kitchen table. He had been dealing with a headache all morning, and his attempts at relieving it with coffee and breakfast had not worked.   The tone of his response was not what I expected,…
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Feeling Overwhelmed

What God Taught Me About Being A Working Mom

  I always wanted to be a stay at home mom. For years I prayed that God would help align our financial situation with my heart’s desire. But my prayers seemed to be continually met with the realistic need for employment. So I continued to work outside of our home while attempting to be the…
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Three Signs to Help You Spot a False Teacher

Three Signs to Help You Spot a False Teacher

First Published in Living by Design Magazine   Most of us have heard of the wolf in sheep’s clothing. He is cited in Matthew 7 when Jesus warns about false teachers. Right after He tells his disciples to enter through the narrow gate, He says to them, “Beware of false prophets who come to you…
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Following God

Six Ways To Avoid Busy Burnout

We just came through  of one of our busiest seasons yet with all three of our teenage sons playing lacrosse. Thank goodness our twins were on the same team!  Games, meals, and practices replaced our once empty evenings.  As this season was approaching I was reminded of some strategies my husband and I put in…
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Michelle Flaningan
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