9 Thanksgiving Bible Verses to Help You Focus on Being Thankful

Keeping the “Thanks” in Thanksgiving

9 Thanksgiving Bible verses to encourage thankfulness. #Thanksgiving #BibleVerse #Holidays

I really like Thanksgiving for the most part.

I love the food, the gathering, the shopping…all of it.

Here’s the part I tend to miss—the really obvious THANKFUL part.

Whoops!

I get so caught up in the cooking and the visiting and the busy-ness of it all—I completely miss out on the being thankful part.

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15 Verses for Your Best Christmas Card Yet

15 amazing Bible verses that will be perfect for your next Christmas card! #BibleVerse #Christmas2017 #ChristmasCard #Christmas

Do people still send out a Christmas card every year?

Like in the mail?

Well, we do!

Now, I’m not saying that I always get them out in the timeliest manner, but I think I have gotten one sent out every year since we’ve had kids. (I think!) Ok…back when my babies were little (hello, Irish twins!) I may have sent out “Happy New Year” cards. Hah!

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13 MORE Verses Every Wife Needs to Circle in Her Bible

13 more scriptures every wife needs to circle in her Bible. #proverbs31 #ChristianWife #Marriage

I’ve been a wife for 13+ years, but it’s only been in the past few months that I’ve been on this journey to circle God’s promises in my Bible–and let me tell you–it’s been life changing!

[For me, it began when I read “The Circle Maker” by Mark Batterson and loved the way that he viewed circles in the Biblical sense–oh my, it’s good! If you haven’t read it–go and do that soon!]

You can check out my previous post, which explains why I believe circling verses in your Bible can grow your spiritual life in a very positive way.

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Ultimate Gift Guide for Boys of ALL Ages

Gift Guide for Boys of all Ages

BABIES, TODDLERS, PRESCHOOLERS, ELEMENTARY-AGED, TWEENS & TEENS

Birthday or Christmas–this gift guide will give you ideas for boys of all ages. Take it from a mom of 3 boys–I know what I’m talking about. I’m always on the lookout for something a little different to get for my boys. I have zero interest in filling up a toybox with more junk.

These are the toys that will last–the ones that the kids will always come back to.

Here’s what I did–I picked out 10 gifts in each age range and then I asked my boys what they liked best. After that, I picked what I liked the most and would potentially purchase for the boys. I included a link to each item and listed the price as well. Keep in mind, I’m listing the price as of the day of this post–but we all know Amazon likes to change prices on us.

(Just for your info, I placed an asterisk (*) next to the items that we own.)

Ok–let’s get started!

The ultimate boy mom gift guide. Gift ideas for boys of all ages. Christmas or birthday--you'll find the gift you're looking for. Baby, toddler, elementary, tweens and teens.

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8 Scriptures Every Wife Needs to Circle in Her Bible

Every wife needs to circle these scriptures in her Bible today!

Using Scripture to Replace Negative Feelings with God’s Truth

I have a lot of FEELINGS when it comes to being a wife. I basically run on full emotion—ask me how I’m doing, and I’ll tell you how I FEEL.

I am very in touch with me FEELINGS…just ask my husband! Hah!

Feelings aren’t bad—that’s not what I’m saying. I am just trying to make a conscious effort to sit in my ‘feelings’ bubble less often.

I would like to find my worth and my value in Truth.

Truth is a lot less fleeting than emotions.

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8 Verses to Conquer Anxiety & Depression

8 Bible verses that will battle depression and anxiety.

Ugh! Anxiety.

Like most of my emotions, anxiety comes in seasons. It comes in waves—suddenly there and then suddenly gone, but the in-between moments are fierce and intense and just when I think I’m going to catch my breath, I get pulled under again.

Like a dark tunnel—when you know at any moment you’ll see the light, so you just keep charging forward.

I say to myself, “just don’t stop…don’t get stuck.”

It’s in those dark times—the pulled-under times—that you desperately need the Light, the Breath.

I don’t mean to gloss over the pain of anxiety with pretty language or generic comparisons.

But it’s the only way to explain to people who don’t understand anxiety what it’s like to feel constantly overwhelmed.

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