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Cultivating Restful Hearts in Homeschool Moms



Reminding Ourselves the Truth – June 2018

Do you need protection today from the struggles of life that threaten to attack your heart? Go to God’s Word. Ask His Holy Spirit to give you understanding. Wait for His Word to unfold. Rest in your hiding place.  … Continue Reading →

Strategies for Rest in Battle – June 2018

Thank You, Lord, for glimpses in the midst. *A glimpse of beauty in the midst of rain. A glimpse of peace in the midst of chaos. A glimpse of faithfulness in the midst of betrayal. A glimpse of joy in… Continue Reading →

Dear Homeschool Momma – May 2018

I tried something new (to me) and have fallen in love with Instagram. Would you join me? Here’s a little glimpse of what I’ve been sharing for homeschool moms on my Instagram. Dear homeschool momma struggling at the end…of another hard day,… Continue Reading →

How to Gain Victory in your Homeschool Battle

Now it came about it a land far away, a long time ago, the sons of Moab and the sons of Ammon, together with some of the Meunites, came to make war against Jehoshaphat, king of Judah. The message was… Continue Reading →

3 Life-Changing Truths about Rest for Your Soul

Life-changing? Yes, this is a bold claim. But my soul claims that it is true. My life is dramatically changing because of these truths. THE Truth? Yes, another bold claim. But it is straight from the mouth of Jesus, the… Continue Reading →

One Crucial Choice While Walking Through the Valley

I’m no stranger to the valley. Maybe it’s my circumstances. Perhaps it’s just my personality. Probably a combination. This valley is not my first choice of where to be, yet it’s strangely familiar.  In the valley, I have danced with… Continue Reading →

My Life in 6 Words

A recent challenge from Compel Training (Proverbs 31 Ministries’ program for writers) inspired me to an interesting exercise. Could I give my testimony of God’s work in my life in only six words? Why yes, I believe I can. Chronic… Continue Reading →

Continue – Restful Homeschool Resolution Day 21

I have never liked the end of a trip or vacation. Vivid memories linger from when I was a young child. I remember a sinking feeling deep inside as we drove out of our annual beach condominium complex. I did… Continue Reading →

Rejoice – Restful Homeschool Resolution Day 20

Day 20 of seeking Jesus first for a restful homeschool. Are you feeling a bit closer to Him that before? Is your homeschool feeling a bit more restful? Yes? Then it’s time to rejoice! It is time to celebrate all that He… Continue Reading →

Surrender – Restful Homeschool Resolution Day 19

Is your homeschool more restful yet? Is your heart, Mom, growing more restful? Yes? Praise the Lord! No? No despairing…He is not finished with you yet! Perhaps, even after 18 intentional days, you still don’t feel more restful than you… Continue Reading →

Calibrate – Restful Homeschool Resolution Day 18

What in the world can “calibrate” have to do with prayer?  For me, a little bit everything. This one word defines what occurs in my life during an intentional season of 21 days of prayer. CALIBRATE “to standardize by determining… Continue Reading →

Succeed – Restful Homeschool Resolution Day 17

I like to succeed. When I put effort into doing something, failure is the last result I desire to see. Every single day, I work toward many goals, and I want good to come out of them. A few years… Continue Reading →

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