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“Don’t let your courage fail!”

 “But in their distress they turned to the Lord God of Israel, and they sought Him, and He let them find Him…But you, be strong and do not lose courage, for there is reward for your work.” 2 Chronicles 15:4,7 When Asa was King of Judah, he was in a massive struggle against godlessness. The…

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Family Photos with Emma!

One of the sweetest blessings of moving to West Virginia has been getting to know the Gorman family. Emmaline became dear to my heart even way back in the winter of this past year, when we came just to visit Morgantown. She was praying about YWAM and Kansas City (hello, one of my favorite ministries…

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Creating a Light, Loving, Cheerful Atmosphere at Home (even – especially! – when you’re STRESSED)

So, I don’t know if your family ever experiences this – but – sometimes our home is a little, eh, tense. Stress is a pretty weighty reality in most of our lives. If you know me or have read this blog very much you know that I am passionate about creating a vibrant, godly, loving home environment to…

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turning one

[I still think it's absolutely crazy that I have three kids...but I cannot imagine a world without this one! He has the sweetest sense of humor, an irresistibly cuddly little body and we've had the best year together. I love you precious Ezra Neal!] <3 jc Ezra’s Birth Story Ezra Neal @ 1 month Ezra Neal @…