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Six Reasons to have Joy.

The quiet hum of the whirling fan creates a blanket noise this early June evening …  the stars are twinkling outside in the dark country sky, little baby Lavender is snuggled up beside her daddy and me and all her sisters are tucked into their beds for the evening, exhausted after an evening of discipleship…

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Things Can Get Messy.

The snow swirled briskly outside as four of my daughters joyfully and very excitedly left the house, in a bit of a rush, to spend the day at grampa’s sledding. As the big black truck pulled out of our snow-covered driveway, I picked up Leia, our youngest daughter (for yet another month) and gave her…

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There’s Always Room for Another.

A certain someone is very excited for another baby to join our family this spring … “Mommy, let your baby out,” my three year old says, patting my belly and pulling up my shirt while we snuggle in the late afternoon warmth of the girls’ bedroom. She giggles when the baby kicks her hand and…

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{DIY} Crockpot Soap for your Family

You will enjoy the fruit of your labor. How joyful and prosperous you will be! Psalm 128:2 Things were a little rough and busy over the past few days as three out of the five girls were hit with a stomach virus. We were also in the middle of painting and ripping out carpet, laying…

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