The Worry-Free Mom Zone

Do you know what it’s like to lie awake at night worrying about your child who hasn’t come home? Do you worry about your child’s health, or choice of friends, or the fact that he isn’t interested in church anymore or seems to be living his way, not God’s? If you know what it’s like […]

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High Tea at Tea Time

  Mothers and daughters have one of the most special relationships ever created! The bond between a mother and daughter is incredibly enriching due to the power and strength that weaves the two together for a lifetime. Holding and preparing a mother/daughter “high tea” (an extremely feminineevent!) is one of the few ingredients that can […]

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The Words of a Mother

If you knew that your words would shape and mold someone into who they are today, would you be more careful to choose what you say? Or would you change the way you said it, knowing that every word was heard by someone you cared for…that they would listen to those words and then learn how […]

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My Mom, the Sunshine in My Life

“Pick me, pick me!” is what my mom told me that I said to her before I was even born! When I was born, women were put under anesthesia to birth their babies. My mom told me the story throughout my lifetime – that when she was “asleep” giving birth to me, her spirit went […]

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Designing Your Masterpiece

“And out of the ground made the Lord God to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight, and good for food” (Genesis 2:9a KJV). Designing flowers has truly been a gift from God to me. I take great delight in sharing the beautiful flowers that our loving and artistic Creator has fashioned for us […]

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Healthy and Loving It

I love the sound of my alarm clock! You might be thinking, “This woman is crazy and I’m going to stop reading right now.” It’s true, I love the beginning of each day and I can’t wait to tell you why. Early morning is the time that I set aside to focus on myphysical health. So when […]

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The Unforgettable Kitchen

There was a time not so long ago when the kitchen was the busiest and most used room of the home. Recipe books were open, Mom was in her apron, chatter and laughter came from the kids, mixing bowls and measuring cups decorated the countertops. This daily routine wasn’t just about eating. It was a […]

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The Way of Wellness

In my forty-plus years as a natural health consultant, I’ve met many women who intentionally attend to their health and well-being. A question I frequently ask them is: “Who or what influences you to take deliberate action to improve your overall wellness?” Their responses vary as much as the women themselves, but a common theme […]

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God’s Heavenly Hat Shop

Ah—what charm! What elegance! What class! Nothing compares to a lady in her hat. We love them all—big, bold, bright, beautiful, wide brim, straw, canvas, floppy, jeweled, or lace. We wear hats for every occasion—gardening, shopping, going to church, to the ball game, or just working around the house. In the temporal sense, we select […]

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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

Divorce rate statistics among Christian and non-Christian couples are staggering at nearly 50 percent. As a practicing family law attorney with over twenty-four years of experience, I routinely see the unsettling results of these statistics. The adversarial process of a divorce takes a toll on most families that is akin to the death of a […]

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