Combating Weariness As We Serve

Combatting Weariness As We Serve www.ManagingYourBlessings.com #serving #prayer #rest

Are any of you tired? The new school year has just begun, but I know many have already grown weary of the constant shuttling back and forth of children to school and activities, dinner preparations, and community obligations. You may wonder, “What is left for my family?” I’ve been feeling it myself. Well, God has… 

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An Open Door

When God Opens a Door

I could not believe what I was hearing. I sat, willing myself to not get up and shout for joy while I watched it all unfold. Instead, I sat glued to my seat while God did what only He could. See, I hadn’t expected God to open a door. Honestly, I hadn’t even gone into… 

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5 Ideas to Teach That Responsibility Pays Off (The Transfiguration of Christ)

5 ideas to teach responsibility

5 Ideas to Teach That Responsibility Pays Off (The Transfiguration of Christ) Many wonderful messages can be garnered from the Transfiguration of Jesus on Mount Tabor. We don’t know what was discussed in this meeting with Moses and Elijah. But we know that it gave three weary, confused, and anxious disciples a little peek at… 

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Because She’s Happy

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My friend posted a beautiful picture of her daughter jumping at the water’s edge on a sandy beach with the caption, “Because she’s happy!”  It made me think about my own children at the beach.  They jump, shriek, dance, and roll in the water and sand for no other reason than pure joy.  It’s a… 

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The Hangout

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I remember a time when my children were younger, telling my husband that I want our home to be THE  hangout house for our children and their friends. My desire is being fulfilled. I joke around about the smelliness of young men in our home, but deep down, I’m thankful that it’s in MY home…. 

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Living Sheltered Lives

Living Sheltered Lives

My children wear seat belts in the car.  I make them wear helmets when they ride things with wheels.  I limit their candy intake.  I have a water filter on our sink to ensure the water they drink is clean. I don’t allow them to play by the road. These are typical boundaries to ensure… 

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