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My Most Effective Ministry

So I have this really effective ministry: God has called me to live in such a way that other people, especially parents, feel better about themselves. I just have to…

No Such Thing as Normal

I recall standing up before a class of 5th and 6th graders teaching them grammar and thinking, How do I do this? How do I pretend that this is just…

Happy Heavenly Father’s Day

For me as a single mom, one of the most difficult things about Father’s Day is purchasing the card. It’s agonizing standing there looking at all the “Dad! You’re the greatest!”…

MomLife Today MOMents

Teresa’s MOMent (Editor’s Note: At times we feel led to share Mom Stories from moms who write to us. We ask that you would lift up a prayer for Teresa,…

Not Because of Who I Am

Today I was listening to one of my favorite worship songs. It’s about who God is. Oh, how I love the reminder … Jehovah Jireh … my Provider Jehovah Nissi…

Do You Know How to Fly Pants?

For the past several years I’ve referred to my major mode of movement often …flying by the seat of my pants. Oh, I try to plan. I’m a planner at…

What would bless a single mom?

Sue Birdseye, mother of five, let’s us know real quick, how we can bless a single mom!

There’s Not Enough Chocolate in the World …

There is not enough chocolate in the world to fix this place I’m in. You know those days … weeks … months … years. I believe I’m living in one…

Looking For a Rescue

Sometimes I think I’m getting whacked repeatedly by the proverbial 2×4, except that I’m not having a really great revelation. Maybe a 2×4 isn’t the best analogy. Although I honestly…

Thinking About What Others Think

“Why didn’t she smile at me? Do my friends still like me? Did I say something dumb?” “They must think I’m the worst parent ever … look how my child…

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