7 Best Products for Baby’s First 6 Weeks

Our little Emmy is 6 weeks old now! We’ve had a pretty easy month and a half so far, but some products have definitely made life easier!

And you know these suggestions are legit because there are no affiliate links!

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Ways to Get the Most out of Your Bible

I’ve always read my Bible pretty consistently (like, since I was a kid), but I never felt like I was understanding it. A lot of times, I would read a chapter of the Bible and it would all go into my brain and right back out. It was frustrating! And of course, it still happens sometimes, but I think I’ve found a method that works for me. Continue reading

Slander and Gossip

I’ve been listening to Chip Ingram’s sermons lately. They’re awesome! (I highly recommend downloading the Chip Ingram app.)

The other day, I heard a sermon on slandering and gossiping about people. Chip said that you slander someone any time you talk about him and the person you’re talking to thinks less of him after your conversation than before it.  Continue reading

What To Do When Your Realize Life Will End

I’m sure that you’ve heard about all of the heartbreaking natural disasters occurring lately.

I hope that they don’t make you ask where God is. Because He’s here and He’s working. He doesn’t want to see us suffer. He doesn’t want bad things to happen (which happen because humans are sinners- see this post for more on that), but He’s using the tragedies to teach lessons and to turn hearts toward him.

I hope that you are realizing your mortality and that tomorrow is not promised.

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Grace is for Everyone

I’ve been struggling for a while with my attitude toward certain people. I haven’t felt like helping people who aren’t trying to get out of their situations on their own. Which was probably a result of the work that I do as a home visitor, but it also made my job more difficult. I wasn’t putting all of my effort in for my clients when I didn’t feel like they were thankful and they weren’t helping themselves.  Continue reading