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The Bible Doesn’t Call Us to Host Dinner Parties | A Discussion About the True Meaning of Hospitality

More than once recently, a young mom with a bunch of little kids in tow has lamented to me that she's falling behind on her job as a Christian... ...Because she's not hosting dinner parties. Well-known Christian authors have published books about the importance of having dinner at a table and inviting many people to… Continue reading The Bible Doesn’t Call Us to Host Dinner Parties | A Discussion About the True Meaning of Hospitality

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How Long Does It Take to Read Each Book of the Bible? Plus a FREE Printable!

Do you ever have a few extra minutes and think of picking up the Bible to read and then don’t? It happens to me sometimes, especially when I am sitting waiting for doctor appointments. I have this perception that it takes so long to accomplish reading a book of the Bible, and I am reluctant… Continue reading How Long Does It Take to Read Each Book of the Bible? Plus a FREE Printable!

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How Do I Do It All? Plus A Free Peace Day Challenge Printable

#biblicalpeacedaychallenge The last week or so has been challenging for me. I am having flare-ups from my car accident. Although the car accident was over six months ago, I seem to be healing more slowly than average due to the complexities of my health issues. I am particularly struggling to remain peaceful with the amount… Continue reading How Do I Do It All? Plus A Free Peace Day Challenge Printable

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40 Printable Bible Verse Flash Cards

Due to my children’s learning disabilities, they really struggled with memorization. For that reason, I backed off Bible verse memorization a while ago and have just recently decided to revisit it. I started by making a list of verses that I thought were important for them to have memorized and made them into flashcards. Some… Continue reading 40 Printable Bible Verse Flash Cards

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Peace Day Challenge, Part 6 | Peace Day Challenge Reflections

If you’ve been following along with my Biblical Peace Day posts (#biblicalpeacedaychallenge on Facebook), you might notice that I got off my originally planned schedule. Ironically, this whole series has been about how to handle situations when things don’t go as planned --because, let’s be honest when do things actually go as planned, like, ever?… Continue reading Peace Day Challenge, Part 6 | Peace Day Challenge Reflections

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Peace Day Challenge, Part 5 | Yes, I Still Lose My Cool Sometimes

The Lord definitely has a sense of humor. Here I am writing each day this week about how I have gotten this peace thing figured out, and He --knowing that I need to stay humble-- allows my day to take a twist. If you have been following along this week, you know that this-- part… Continue reading Peace Day Challenge, Part 5 | Yes, I Still Lose My Cool Sometimes

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Peace Day Challenge, Part 4 | The (Actual) Peace Day Challenge

The Peace Day Challenge For the last few days on the blog we have been talking about seeking peace and living in peace, and I have been hinting about my Peace Day Challenge. See the bottom of this post for links to previous posts on this topic. So, what is the Peace Day Challenge? I… Continue reading Peace Day Challenge, Part 4 | The (Actual) Peace Day Challenge

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Peace Day Challenge, Part 3 | Scriptures Verses About Living in Peace

These verses about peace go along with our Peace Day Challenge which I will explain in more detail in coming posts. Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. Colossians 3:13 Make every effort to live in peace with everyone. Hebrews 12:14 ...let… Continue reading Peace Day Challenge, Part 3 | Scriptures Verses About Living in Peace

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Peace Day Challenge, Part 2 | Even If the Healing Never Comes

I have decided to be content where God has put me. Just like Scripture commands. That's not to say that I don't try to fix things that I'm able to or that I ignore actual problems. But, I'm trying to be content --even if I can't fix it. This sometimes drives other Christians crazy! Unfamiliar… Continue reading Peace Day Challenge, Part 2 | Even If the Healing Never Comes