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Fortune Cookie Predicts Doom

Building relationship with your kids makes for great fun together when they are teens. I don’t get people when they talk about how awful the teen years are because although those years have challenges my experience has been they are the opposite of awful. When you have come alongside  your Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Ugly No Haired Baby Lie

Just when I thought it couldn’t get any worse…it did. Way worse. In recent years I have become increasingly frustrated over society’s desire to grow our children up too quickly. We want our six year olds to look like they are twelve, we want our twelve year olds to look Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Busy Busy May

I am blessed. I am busy, but I am blessed and I share all about that as a guest post contributor over at Family Matters today! When my heart to speak into the lives of moms to encourage them allows me to share life regularly through the ministry of others Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Don’t Be A Hater!

I make mistakes constantly. I mess up. I let my “uglies” show. I let people down. I fail to meet expectations. I puff up. Sometimes that makes me want to seal myself off from the world to save others from me. I’ve been reading Psalms and David’s words seem less Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Don’t Shoot The Mom Messenger

Don’t you just love it when you follow a link to a post and discover God brought you there for His purposes? Last night I read a sweet moms thoughts and weighed what she had to say, considered how it applied me, (and others) understanding that she obviously felt convicted Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Random Observations

Time flies when you are hearing truth. A couple days with little time in front of a computer is a beautiful thing. Prayer lifted up together for others is somehow sweeter. Conversations with people you haven’t bumped into in a while brings much happiness! Cold, cold, cold water, quenching my Read more…

By Tracey, ago
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Runaway Mom

I am almost embarrassed to admit it – I have thought of running away before. I say “almost” embarrassed, because more than likely you have had those same thoughts. Sometimes the daily assault on self is more than we can handle as moms. Being responsible for and constantly caring for Read more…

By Tracey, ago