Moments in the Busyness

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I have the opportunity to serve as a staff member with Operation Christmas Child, and it is truly a blessing.  OCC is a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse that strives to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to needy children around the world and, together with the local church worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus… 

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Five Ways to Slow Down and Savor the Season

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Five Ways to Slow Down and Savor the Season I’m sure I’m not the only one who feels like the retail rush into the Christmas holiday hits earlier and earlier each year. In my town, Christmas displays were up everywhere by November 1st — even before Halloween at some stores! I’ve also noticed that vendors can’t seem to wait for Black Friday either,… 

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Praying for Success

When You Want to Succeed

How do you teach motivation? What do you do with that difficult child? The one who will have her own way. No matter what. We learned long ago we can’t make her do anything she doesn’t desire to do. We’ve lectured and talked until we’re blue. I tried, unsuccessfully, to compare/contrast intrinsic and extrinsic motivation…. 

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Happen to Your Holidays

Happen to Your Holidays

  Happen to Your Holidays A new season is upon us, and this year I am a mom on a mission. Far too often the holidays come amidst an already busy winter season. In the midst of the busy, Thanksgiving and Christmas ideas get shelved for next year as time once again slips away. From… 

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