Thursday, August 07, 2014

Weekend Nuggets - Is Being a Stay at Home Mom Enough?, Announcement of our Newest Grandbaby, The Gift of Time, How to Really Get Living, Biblically Communicating with Our Children & Much More!

Is being a stay-at-home mom enough? - "Is just being at home with my children today satisfactory?
If so, why the tension, and what’s with “just” entering the conversation? (When’s the last time you heard someone say, “I’m just a teacher,” or “I’m just a doctor”?)"

How to Get Really Living Instead of Merely Existing - Take the time to read this one out loud to your family.  

The Gift of Time - A Mother's Treasure - "The best gifts in life are made up of minutes and seconds. It is the time and energy you give to your children."

Biblically Communicating with Our Children - "How can we effectively and biblically communicate with our children in order to lead them in wisdom and instruction?"

My Abortion Story - If you missed it earlier this week Haven Today was so gracious to share my abortion testimony on their radio program.  The link is to their blog post with my testimony in shortened form (you can read my whole testimony on my blog here) but there is a short clip from the interview on the post and a link to the whole radio interview.  Here is the direct link to the full interview here too.  Please be in prayer with me that the Lord would be glorified through this testimony of His faithfulness in my life and that many would hear the proclamation of the Gospel and come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. 

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We are the proud grandparents of our third grandchild (first grandson) - Liam Douglas born to my daughter Amber and her husband Ruben at home on July 20th.  You can read his birth story here and I am thankful to report Mom and baby are doing so good and he is just beautiful.  Praising the Lord for the blessing of another baby in the family - what a special gift!!


Friends I took a break from Mary & Martha (formerly Blessings Unlimited) and really missed their products for my personal use and for gifts.  So I'm back and loving it.  All the products - from home decor, to tableware to their sweet apron and tea towels - are the items that draw the most attention from every woman that enters my home.  

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  1. Thankful that your sweet grandson has arrived! He is beautiful (you knew that) Smile
    A beautiful blessing. I am also thankful that all is going well...I read his & his Mama's story...gave me chills as God really had a hand on them!
    I leave blessed at your post and look forward to reading more...
    my oldest daughter is using the weekly menu plans (wonderful) Thanks for all you post!
    I was looking for more marriage posts, my heart is now for us wife's to share with the younger wife's and love to learn, glean, grow and read more. You know what I mean, I think at times 'if only' I had heard, been shown etc well, God makes beauty out of ashes and now I am still a busy Mom, however my heart is my girls, young ladies and young or what ever age wife that I can share with. Smile this is why you and your sharing really is such a blessings!
    Blessings~ Lori

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