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Ramblings of a Prideful Woman

This summer began with goals of being a significant one. My list was written early May. Spiritual, physical and relational goals for myself and my family. However, when making my plans, I could have never dreamed just how significant this summer would be … in 1,000 unexpected ways. The heart of man plans his ways, … Continue reading

A New Discipline Idea

Discipline your son, and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul. Proverbs 29:17If you are anything like me, every so often it is time to revamp the system of discipline in your home. What worked well for my boys two years ago may not be so effective today. Timeouts don’t … Continue reading

Significant Summer: Bragging On You

I am so impressed by all of you! Thank you so very much for your warm feedback and enthusiasm about your Significant Summer! I hope you enjoy reading each other’s comments and visiting one another’s blogs today. I am excited to brag on you… First let me tell you, back in May, I had a … Continue reading

If You Worry – Read This

Do any of these words describe you? Fearful. Anxious. Apprehensive. Agitated. Concerned. Disquiet. Nervous. Perturbed. Stressed. Uneasy. Dismayed. Edgy. If so, read on… I come from a long line of “hand-wringers.” You know the kind. White-knuckled, worry warts. Trusting the Lord and hand-wringing don’t mix. Be anxious for nothing. Philippians 4:6a Anxious (merimnaō): to be … Continue reading

A Significant Summer: Growing In Wisdom

I will be the first to admit: setting summer goals for the kids is much more difficult than setting goals for myself. It is easy to know what I need to work on, need to pursue or need to cut out. Being responsible for three little boys is such an honor. But a brain-teaser, still. … Continue reading

Planning a Significant Summer

The mind of man plans his ways, but the Lord directs his steps. Proverbs 16:9 “Type A” here, very excited about the week ahead. A WEEK TO SET GOALS FOR SUMMER! And not just any summer…but a significant summer. Significant: (def) likely to have influence or effect : important: probably caused by something other than … Continue reading

Make Ready: Summer Is Coming

Depending on what your school calendar looks like, there are approximately 15 days or so before school lets out for summer. Yes, you read that right. Fifteen. The past week I have spent much time thinking about the upcoming summer months. I am so excited. But not only because lazy days lie ahead. Not because … Continue reading