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In the Midst

In the Midst

  I saw a quote on Twitter recently and I cannot get it off of my mind. “God has landed on this enemy-occupied world in human form.” C.S. Lewis. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through Him all things were made; without…

Pause Button, Please!!

Pause Button, Please!!

Pause Button, Please! Several Christmases ago, I was watching Christmas movies with my kids and was struck with the fact that my middle son, Jake, then 12, would only have 6 more Christmases living in our home.  Time flies when you are having fun and we are having a blast! Jake is now a sophomore at A&M and Madi is…

Purpose for Your Life- Part 1

Purpose for Your Life- Part 1

Purpose for Your Life- Part 1 “Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.[b] 4 Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. 5 Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act. 6 He will bring forth your righteousness as the light, and your justice as the noonday. 7 Be still…

Your compass isn’t broken

Your compass isn’t broken

“Just because you’re lost, doesn’t mean you say your compass is broken.” The Edge My, has this statement been rolling over and over in my heart and mind. This is the perfect picture of our culture in general. We are lost, and not only have we declared our compass broken, we have surmised that anyone who thinks there is a…

Closure

Closure

Closure can be such a difficult thing.  Letting go of something to reach for something different in my estimation is one of the most vulnerable places I have experienced.  In my life, I can think of a few different seasons of loss when I reached a point where only my brokenness remained.  There was nothing else to be done, nothing…

Millennials and Divorce Rate

Millennials and Divorce Rate

Isn’t it interesting this article calls abiding by Biblical principles “rebelling against their elders”? The divorce rate has dropped 18%?! I don’t call that rebelling, I call it revival…praise His Name! https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-25/millennials-are-causing-the-u-s-divorce-rate-to-plummet?utm_campaign=news&utm_medium=bd&utm_source=applenews Much Love, Buy Candy’s book Rescue here!  You can swim confidently into the murky waters of parenting teens! Rescue offers wisdom, encouragement, and practical applications. Working with a…

Fall-Top Ten List

Fall-Top Ten List

Candy’s Fall Top Ten List: 10. I love that it gets dark earlier, tends to draw the family home. 9. Fall contains my favorite Scentsy fragrances! (Baking smells are the best!) 8. Brown shades of nail polish are classy. 7. Nights by the fire with a good book and a cup of very girly coffee. 6. I love fall clothes!…