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A Scriptural Prayer For Your Sick Child

In a previous post, Praying for a Sick Child, I shared the story of my son’s heart surgery, how God answered my whole-hearted request, and graciously taught me how to pray. Our God, proving once again how real he is . . . providing glaring evidence of

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Fourteen Things Children of Divorce Need to Know

I’m a child of divorce. What about you? Overcoming the fallout of divorce is a process, isn’t it friend?  You and I understand the child’s heart that can still live inside an adult body.  Even when God has worked miracles of healing in us, feelings

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Five Things to Remember When You Fail as a Mom

  My Failure as a Mom I remember that time so clearly. A time of failure and of grace. My failure as a mom. Grace through my son’s kindness when I was completely undeserving. I had spent the week preparing for a speaking engagement at

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Scripture Prayers For Your Home and Family

  Whether you’re part of a blended, single-parent, foster, adoptive, or traditional two-parent family, your family is important to God. You can ask him for anything in regard to your family as long as it’s in line with his heart, his desires . . .

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What Do The Green Bay Packers and Bicycles Have in Common?

This is a departure from my normal posts, but I just had to share a heartwarming experience I had last week. The Green Bay Packers have an awesome long-standing tradition that began under Vince Lombardi’s leadership. During Packers training camp, players ride children’s bikes from the

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Praying Blessings Over Your Children

What do you leave your kids with at the end of the day? What do you want them to be thinking about as they snuggle into the covers? The events of the day? Or something better? When our children were young, they begged us to

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Scriptures to Pray Over Your Family

Hi friend! Welcome to The Warming House! In my last post, I talked about what it means to pray according to God’s will and why that’s important. God can’t contradict himself or give you things that go against his nature.   Praying in God’s Own Language We

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Intentional Parenting: Rescuing Our Kids From the Jaws of the Lion

It’s a crazy world out there. Our kids are being preyed upon – and in many cases – being devoured by it. The world works overtime to conform our kids to its “Image”. It communicates ideas about beauty, body image, sex, relationships, drinking, success, pleasure-seeking, entitlement without

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Two Simple Strategies to Protect Your Children from Cultural Influences

Brave Mommas – As a parent, I know that our current culture can be pretty terrifying. You love your “babies” like I do and you want to protect your children from its damaging influences. I want to encourage you with two super simple strategies that can have

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Parenting Perspectives – Helping Kids Handle Defeat

Parenting can be rip-your-heart-out painful! Our son has had a tough year. Went out for football. Never had a pass thrown to him all season. Got very little playing time.  Couldn’t wait to try out for basketball – his favorite sport. Didn’t make the “A”

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