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Tagged With: Proverbs 21:5

Getting Ready for Summer

Is it Friday yet? It’s been a long week around here, and it’s only Wednesday. I’m not just ready for Friday, I’m ready for the school year to be over. I’m ready for the lazy days of summer. I’m ready to get my kids home so I can work on building them up and regaining … Continue reading »

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Setting Goals

We lead a busy life, probably busier than it needs to be on some nights. With two girls playing sports, all of us actively involved in our church and a couple other activities thrown in, our calendar often looks like someone threw up colored ink all over it. Every now and then, it’s important to … Continue reading »

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The Afternoon Routine

In these blissful first days of school, the homework is minimal. We’ve only got one sport’s practice to get a child to. It seems like we have plenty of time for everything. We even have time for evening Wii tournaments or walks around the block. Everyone’s homework gets done with a minimum of fuss. Yet, … Continue reading »

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Day 2: Setting Summer Goals

One of the first things my girls learned when they started playing soccer and hockey was to keep their heads up. You see, a person’s natural tendency is to look at their feet when they are learning to dribble a ball or stickhandle a puck, but when you put your head down, you can’t see … Continue reading »

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Don’t Get Stuck in Tradition

Today is the last day of November. Once the calendar page flips to December, it’s an all-out sprint to Christmas. Our December calendar has all the normal stuff on it plus all the Christmas stuff. It’s filling up fast. One thing I’ve yet to get on the calendar is the annual visit to “The Penguin … Continue reading »

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Faithfulness Requires a Plan

Courtesy Thanunkorn My husband and I are polar opposites when it comes to organization. He likes to have a plan for everything, especially our money. I’m more of a “fly by the seat of your pants” type of person. Too much structure makes me feel hemmed in and stifled. As you can imagine, that has … Continue reading »

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