Category Archives: The Parlor: Personal stuff

Goodbye, Blog!

This is to be my last post here at Encouraging Hearts at Home. Tomorrow, I will have a new home on the web … Encouraging Beautiful Motherhood! Please join me there; we are going to be having all kinds of … Continue reading

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Spring: a Perfect Time to Re-evaluate!

True confessions: I have to admit that I’ve not slowed down any, even though I’ve known for awhile that I need to. This morning a friend was upset about something and sent me a Facebook message, and all I could do was … Continue reading

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Exciting Announcement from MomHeart!

I’m uber-excited about the new MomHeart Online space! For many years it’s been a dream, but now finally it’s a bouncing baby blog. 😉 I gladly serve there as Community Director. And today, Sally has a special announcement –we’re starting … Continue reading

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Looking for More Work to Do?

The Proverbs 31 woman. Just the mention of her name is likely to garner groans. (Can’t you just picture the hyenas on Lion King saying, “Mufasa!”)  Now, of course it’s quite probable that this wasn’t really an ACTUAL, live woman, … Continue reading

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We are Home, and I Am Afraid

We are back here at home! And I am afraid. I’m afraid I will forget. Costa Rica’s beauty… Her treasures …   Her heroes.   I am afraid I will forget him … and her …  and all of them, here … And … Continue reading

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Restful Rhythm

And all my dear friends saw the title of this post and laughed. That’s okay. It was a kind laugh, of course. Because they know they’re laughing with me, and not at me. I hope. I do too much running. … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Word-Wielding

” … the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.” James 5:11 ” The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. He does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay … Continue reading

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Being an Intentional Mom

Sometimes, I’m overwhelmed by all there is for me to do in a day. Scratch that. Every day, I’m overwhelmed by all there is for me to do. Between laundry and Latin, math and mopping, grammar and garbage, sometimes it … Continue reading

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Visions in the Valley

We build big dreams at conferences. We’re on the mountain. We see clearly, far. We slow, hear the Lord’s voice, hear our own voice long buried beneath the bustle, the noise, the busy. We joy in new truths, make lists, … Continue reading

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One Thing I Can’t Get

Tears came a surprise, unbidden. And we’d only just begun. I sat there, in the ballroom of the Marriott Las Colinas in Dallas with 800 other moms, listening as my sweet friend Sally Clarkson encouraged us to love our children well. My own … Continue reading

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