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One Thousand Gifts ~ Mother’s Day Give Away!

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{this post contains affiliate links, thank you for supporting this blog!}UPDATE: give away closed!WINNER: Jenn from Treasuring Life’s Blessings It’s no secret that Ann Voskamp is one of my favorite authors.  Every Monday I try to share my gift list that keeps on and on growing…I’ve counted more than 3,600 gifts here on my blog!! […]

Making plans {frugality & contentment}

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So, this is my year of contentment. What started as a simple breath prayer begging God to give me joy in the here and now, contentment in the plenty we do have & peace with who I am in Christ…has bled over into other areas of my life. I think contentment & simplicity go hand […]

Start each day…

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{this is a picture of my sponsored child’s home & kitchen on the left ~ in Belize.  This picture is just a small reminder of how blessed we are in this country and in our home.} As I have prayed about my word of the year {contentment} I have been prompted to begin looking for […]

These are a few of my favorite things…

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Last year I saw this fun idea on Nester’s blog…and while I never had a “favorite things” party in my home, I did share my favorite things here on the blog and lots of others did on their blogs too! So, we just had cyber space favorite things parties. I thought I would share my […]

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Happy November! {Contentment & Thankfulness}

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“In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but gratefulness that makes us happy.” Brother David Steindle-Rast November is traditionally a month to give thanks. I love that. But, I am learning to cultivate a heart of contentment and thankfulness ALL year long. That is why I keep a […]

Praying the Psalms {day 30}

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Today I want to share with you some practical ideas that God has used to grow my prayer life. I hope some of these ideas are helpful for YOU. You may also have ideas that would be helpful to others!! Please share your ideas in the comments, or if you have a blog, LINK UP […]

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Day 10: Praying for Hearts of Graditude

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  Last Monday I combined my 31 days series with my weekly Gift List of counting my blessings…today I want to do the same, but a little differently. Today I want to pray prayers of blessing and gratitude for my children’s hearts…that God would grow in them a heart of gratitude and contentment. “May my […]