My Women of Faith Experience

I’ve had the pleasure of being chosen to review the February 18th screening of Women of Faith: An Amazing Joyful Journey, and I can’t wait. I went to a conference with friends from Mothers of Preschoolers, MOPS, and I invited some MOPS moms who could use some laughs to come with¬† me. I can’t wait to go, and of course, to share my thoughts here with you. Before I do,…

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Giving Thanks by Amy Garland

I watch their little pudgy hands smack in excitement against the glass door.¬† The two of them can hardly stand still, shifting their weight from foot to foot, as they wait for the big, yellow school bus that will be pulling up to our driveway. As the bus finally rumbles up the road, squeals of happiness start, as the twins catch a glimpse of big sister crossing the street and…

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Book Review: Beth K. Vogt’s Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here | Beth K. Vogt Allison Denman is supposed to get married in five days, but everything is all wrong. The huge wedding. The frothy dress. And the groom. Still, kissing the groom’s brother in an unguarded moment is decidedly not the right thing to do. How could she have made such a mistake? It seems Allison’s life is nothing but mistakes at this point. And pulling…

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Surrendering Needless Suffering: Guest Blogger Shawna

One of my favorite things to do is to serve as a mentor mom with my local MOPS-Mothers of Preschoolers chapter. Earlier in the year a MOPS mom shared her story with the group and I was really impacted by it. I have a feeling many moms suffered and didn’t receive encouragement like Shawna has to give. If you know a pregnant mom with HG, please pass this information on.…

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Character Confession—Like that Glass

Character Confession day…I could pin up every feeling graphic available and it would describe my week. How about you? Since I can’t name them all, let’s balance two confessions, used in the glass scenario. I remember attending a Mothers of Preschoolers, MOPS, meetings when my now teen was a toddler. The mentor mom shared the object lesson of a juice box—squashed, stomped on, and sucked dry—being a lot like moms.…

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Book Review: Carla Anne Coroy’s Married Mom, Solo Parent

This is a first, but I hope not a last. I have the opportunity to tell you about a book where the subject matter is real to me, and so is the author. Carla Anne Coroy is a woman I met years ago when we both lived in Upstate New York. She was the coordinator of our local Mothers of Preschoolers chapter, in fact it was the very first year…

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