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My life looked a lot different a year ago. I was somewhat happily homeschooling my kids, waiting for spring to arrive, and spending my free time doing watercolors and hand lettering. I was most happy in my art. That’s not to say I had no problems, just that life was not how it looks today. Life As I Planned It Without saying everything, my life has pretty much changed. My
I’m realizing that my faith is something that is very personal to me, not something that can be contained within the walls of a church. It can’t be defined in a Sunday service, or organized by traditions or rules. It sometimes changes from day to day, not that my beliefs do, but how I relate to God definitely does. We haven’t been to church in several years, but my husband
I got a comment from someone recently and he said that he could no longer read the Bible. His reason was that he had cried out, prayed, and the God who was supposed to be near to the brokenhearted was nowhere to be found. I know where he’s coming from. I’m in the same boat. I’m in a state of questioning my faith. Is God even real? Is this Bible
One of the great things about social media, at times, is it can help encourage you in your parenting. Of course, there’s always exceptions to that but overall, you can find it easy to rally support and encouragement when going through hard times. I’ve seen over the last few weeks this happening with parents who are struggling with a hard diagnosis for their children. I’ve seen it happen on a
It surprises me, even with the #metoo and #churchtoo movement, the day and age in which we live, and how far we’ve come as a society, that women still get treated like crap. It amazes me further that it happens in Christianity. It surprises me, but then it doesn’t because I’ve seen it and continue to be witness to it in people who call themselves Christians. Christians Who Hate Women
Homeschool has been my life for the last 12 plus years. I was homeschooled when I was in middle school and told myself I would never do it. But, when my child had some learning difficulties in school, I researched it out and decided to try it. I did homeschool much differently than my Mom did. I was very hands-on for the most part and tried to always direct my