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Jess and I never imagined a life of ministry together. But when the LORD called us out of Nashville’s country music scene and into Kingdom service, He set us on a path that was far greater than we had ever hoped. Thankfully, God is the great Redeemer and Fulfiller of His purpose for each of [...]
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Spend Time With God I was at a birthday party last week of a friend with teenage kids. At this particular party, friends and family were given the opportunity to stand and share how this man had impacted their lives. It was pretty cool. The thing that impacted me the most was when two of [...]
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In the last few weeks, I’ve been sharing with you about living the gospel in our homes. Last week I shared about kindness. Before we move on, I wanted to follow it up with a thought. Kindness does not always feel kind. Part of my responsibility as a parent is to give instruction, appropriate boundaries, [...]
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I loved music from birth and literally sang songs off of the radio while I was still in my crib. I moved from Idaho to Nashville right after high school and began pursing a career in music while attending Belmont University. I graduated and began working at EMI Nashville. In a few short years, I [...]
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During the early years of marriage, my husband and I consistently talked about speech, body language, and tone. I had married a man highly sensitive to communication and he had married a woman who was less than aware. I was happy to say my truth and didn’t always care about how it was said. He [...]
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“It is easy to love the people far away.  It is not always easy to love those close to us.  Bring love into your home, for this is where our love for each other must start.” Mother Teresa As a single girl, I thought myself very giving. I served at church in various capacities, served [...]
A few weeks ago, I wrote about moving and transitioning with children. I gave a few tips I have learned over the years from all of our moves. After a comment made by one of our Seeds Friends, I wanted to write more about my transition and talk about the next part of moving – [...]
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As we near the celebration of Easter, I’m reading the last teachings of Jesus’ before his death. My husband preached on this last week and since that time, I’ve been reading over and over the account of Jesus’ last days leading up to one of the most powerful and horrible moments of history. Jesus had [...]
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Our family just made our fourth cross-state move. We sold our home and embarked on an adventure to a new state and, well, new everything. Right before our big move, I was chatting with a neighbor on the phone and I casually mentioned my kids were showing signs of stress. She innocently asked me why [...]
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“My biggest encouragement is to meditate on the word – by listening or simply by having a notecard or two around the house with the verses God is using in your world right now. You are going to be giving out so much and you need to be replenishing as you give so tremendously. You [...]
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A few days ago, I went upstairs to tuck my younger two into bed, pray over them, and kiss them goodnight. After kissing the head of my 10 year old, I entered my almost 12-year-old daughter’s room to find her waiting eagerly with her Bible open. “Mama, I want to show you something.” My daughter [...]
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The beginning of the year didn't start off quite like I planned...anyone else? The transition between 2016 and 2017 was going to be seamless for me. I had pages of notes and pages of goals and pages of lists. At the end of last year, I began praying and thoughtfully anticipating my new year. I [...]