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Finding Grace Amidst the Mess

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Somewhere at the beginning of this day there was a plan. Honest. No one told me there would be days like this as I sat in my French literature class at the university. No one prepared me for this part of homemaking. I meant to help my five-year-old son clean his room. He needed a […]

Spring Makes My Heart Want To Sing!

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Spring is creeping in. The trees are still rather bare but it’s coming … the burst of the next season. I see buds. Bright pink, green, and yellow flashes of color are all around. And after the hard winter we’ve had the change in the weather makes me want to sing. I’m not the only […]

Sing Your Way Home

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In primary school, my class learned an old song that goes as follows: “Sing your way home at the close of the day, Sing your way home, drive the shadows away. Smile every mile, and wherever you roam It will brighten your road, it will lighten your load If you sing your way home.” Singing […]

5 Components of an Ideal day

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Recently, I read the above quote and was inspired, again, about the value of using the time I have to do the things that matter most. Are you using the time you have to do the things that matter most? @TeriLynneU Click To Tweet A couple of years ago my friend Sandra wrote a blog […]

All Things New

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Since our friendship with God was restored by the death of his Son while we were still his enemies, we will certainly be saved through the life of his Son. ROMANS 5:10 “The Amish are keen menders, going to great lengths to fix what is broken, patch what is torn, and repair what is repairable,” […]

Amish Lifestyle, English Life | Part Two

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Yesterday, Elizabeth Byler Younts shared part 1 of Amish Lifestyle, English Life and the first three ways you can emulate the Amish lifestyle without being Amish. Keep reading to find out the two other ways you can incorporate Amish simple living into your everyday life! Reader Question: How can I live the Amish or at least […]

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