How to disconnect and enjoy your kids this summer

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I spotted her there in her beach chair, the ocean wide with families interacting, laughter and joy surrounding.  Little boy sitting at her side, chattering, nudging, vying for attention. She remained out of touch, face buried in phone. The sickness prevails across the land – the sickness of disconnection.   “She keeps an eye on everyone in her household, and keeps …

Scripture meditation for busy moms; 10 ways to gain strength and courage

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Have you ever thought, “I don’t have time for Scripture meditation!  Let’s get real here – I don’t even have time to sit down, much less think in complete sentences!” Yeah.  Me too. *This post contains affiliate links.  You may view my policies here. So is it really necessary for moms to meditate on God’s Word?  How important is it …

Tired of failing? How God turns failure into progress

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    Did you know that God can turn failure into progress? He doesn’t ask you to do what you’re not capable of – with His help! “I’m so discouraged”, a young mama commented.  “I had my devotions this morning and I STILL yelled!” Others chimed in: “Just when I think I’m getting a grip on this, I blow up again!” “I …