Three Truths to Remind a Single Friend on Valentine’s Day

The flowers floating around the office, the notes passed at school, the cards dripping with love and affection . . . Valentine's Day can be a lot to handle for the individual who is wishing they had someone special with whom to share the day.  And whether it is you...

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Open the Drawer

Are you struggling through a situation or having to deal with a difficulty that seems too hard to overcome?  We all face challenging times.  The question is how do we handle them?  Do we try to address the situation on our own and in our own strength or do we reach...

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Please Help Me Launch My New Book

I am so excited to finally share more details with you about my new book, At The Well.  It is a book for Christian singles, taking them on a journey through Genesis 24 - the story of Isaac and Rebekah - where God reveals the most beautiful blueprint for finding love...

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Starting The Year Off With “Seek Him First”

(This post contains affiliate links.) Happy New Year, Friends!  It's great to be back with you.  I love the new year because it feels like a wonderful, fresh start (which is funny because it's just a flip of another page on the calendar).  But even so, the new year...

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“Looking For Lovely” – Do You Need to Read This?

(This post contains affiliate links.) Last fall, my cousin called and shared with me about a book she read in an afternoon at the pool.  It was Looking For Lovely:  Collecting the Moments that Matter.  She absolutely loved it.  Well, any book that she loved would be...

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How to Help Your Kids Memorize Large Portions of Scripture

Nearly five years ago a deal was struck.  My kids had been wanting pets but my husband, never having owned an indoor pet himself, was not eager to introduce hair, odor and more chaos to our home . . . especially when we were planning to build a new house.  Thinking he...

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31 Helpful Ark Encounter Tips To Know Before You Go

  Spectacular! That is the most fitting way to describe our visit to Ark Encounter in Williamstown, KY.  The 511-foot-long gorgeous, timber structure is awe-inspiring from the moment you arrive and step off the shuttle.  It is incredible to walk through the decks...

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Can This New Book Help Your Devotional Life?

This post contains an affiliate link. I was super excited when I saw this new devotional by Karen Ehman and Ruth Schwenk called, "Pressing Pause:  100 Quiet Moments for Moms to Meet with Jesus."  It looked perfect for busy moms and truthfully, I have yet to meet a mom...

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When God’s FAVOR shows up

Oh friends, I have such a sweet story to share with you today.  It is a tale of God's absolute goodness and favor for His children.  Do you need to be encouraged?  He cares for you and the details of your life.  He is very aware of all that you are facing and is at...

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My name is Kristen. I'm a former Wedding & Event Planner blogging about fun ways to celebrate each and every day and the special occasions of life. Here you'll find inspiration for family fun, children's activities, party planning and a faith-filled life.