Tips For Living a Healthy Life With Faith


7 Bible Verses about Trusting in the Lord

Today I'm sharing with you 7 Bible verses about trusting in the Lord, including an awesome new free printable, but before I do I want to tell you why these verses mean so much to me today. When our son was a toddler, we got familiar with hospital visits. When Zack was...

Bible Journaling Supply List for Beginners

Bible journaling is creative artwork in your Bible or a companion notebook. As I've been writing and sharing about Bible journaling over the last months, one of the biggest requests I've received is a Bible journaling supply list for beginners. No two people who Bible...

3 Ways to Rise Up When Critics Tear You Down

One Sunday morning, as I busily ushered my young 5 children into church for morning worship and Sunday School, a church member held open the door for me. At the time we were parenting our own 3 children, a toddler we had recently adopted who had intense special needs,...


Crock Pot Chex Mix Recipe

To me, the holiday season just doesn't feel like Christmas without the crunchy, salty taste of Chex Mix to balance out all the sweetness from cookies and other holiday foods. Make Chex Mix even easier with this Crock Pot Chex Mix recipe. When I was a kid, my mom was...

24 No Fail Instant Pot Chicken Recipes

Do you use your Instant Pot pressure cooker to make dinner for your family? Check out these 24 No Fail Instant Pot Chicken Recipes to get dinner on the table fast and have everyone begging for more. One of the things I love most about using the Instant Pot for chicken...

Holiday Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

If you are a peanut butter lover, you cannot go wrong with this classic Holiday Peanut Butter Balls recipe. While this recipe is great for any time of the year, it works especially well on a tray of Christmas cookies or as a special holiday treat for you or loved...


50+ Fitness and Exercise Tips for Busy Moms

As a mom, my top priority is taking care of my family. Yet I know I am better able to care for them when I am also taking care of myself. Balancing hectic schedules with attempting to squeeze in exercise isn't easy. As a mom of 5 kids, I get it! Finding time for...

Free Printable Keto Friendly Food List

Are you considering starting a Keto eating program and are looking for a list of allowable foods? A ketogenic diet is one that A ketogenic, or keto, diet is a way of eating that includes a very low amount of carbohydrates (carbs), a moderate amount of protein, and...

Getting Started with Keto

Have you wondered why the Keto (Ketogentic) lifestyle has become so popular in recent months? Have you considered "going Keto"? Here is a guide to getting started with Keto. Helpful Getting Started with Keto Resources Today's post gives you an overview of getting...

9 Ways to Pray During a Busy Day

9 Ways to Pray During a Busy Day

I long to connect with God throughout my day. My desire is to give my joys, struggles, and worries over to Him and look to him for direction about each decision I make. Yet the reality is often much different. My day starts early with workouts and checking emails....

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How to Set Up an Email List for Your Blog

How to Set Up an Email List for Your Blog

Once you get your blog up and running, it’s time to start putting together an email list. The sooner you get started, the better. Because an email lists allows you to reach out to your audience again and again, this is one of the most important steps you will take to...

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What Good Gifts Teach Us About God’s Love

What Good Gifts Teach Us About God’s Love

A couple years ago I took an online marriage enrichment class and as part of the class, we took an online quiz about our 5 Love Languages. I learned about my own love language and that of my husband, and even more important I began to reflect on the good gifts God has...

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Why Do We Say the Apostle’s Creed?

Why Do We Say the Apostle’s Creed?

What is the Apostle's Creed and why do we say the Apostle's Creed in the church today? The History of the Apostle's Creed The Apostle's Creed is a statement of faith. In many mainline churches it is spoken in worship on a regular basis. The Apostle's Creed is not in...

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