Author: Sandra Peoples

Five of Our Top Posts from 2016

This week we’re sharing our top posts from 2016! Here are five posts moms like you loved reading and sharing! Praying for Your Son’s Future Wife from Laura Lee Groves I know it seems oh-so-far away, but someday that little boy will walk down the aisle with a new bride on his arm. Do you pray for her? Five Bible Verses to Ground You in Your Purpose as a Mom from Julie Kieras Whether you arrived at motherhood willingly, or by surprise, God knows the plans He has for you. Amidst the swaying seas of daily life that tosses and...

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Unexpected Gifts from the Trials We Endure

My life’s purpose weaves tightly entangled with that of my boys. Sometimes it’s hard to tell where one of us begins and the other ends in this large family. We are often clashing and embracing, wrestling and loving, loudly and quietly carving out who we are together and the rare times we find ourselves alone. Growing up I wasn’t even sure I wanted to be so fully entwined. It was beautiful at times and really hard often times to live blended as six in a house built for at most four. While deeply feeling and connected, I longed for...

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The Sweetest Gift You Can Ever Receive From Your Son

Boys love their moms. And, the gifts they give are some of the sweetest around: rocks sticks acorns leaves art work of stick-figured, one-eyed monsters “#1 mom” diamond-ish necklace Treasures straight from the heart of rough and tumbley boys. Treasures that aren’t expensive but are priceless. I’m sure you have a collection, too. But probably, the sweetest gift my son can offer me is a relationship. This gift comes with years and years of intentional efforts building layers of value, trust, truth, laughter, and respect. For every mom who longs to receive the priceless gift of relationship, here are...

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When Hard Times Make Meaningful Gifts

When our family of seven arrived at the camp almost two months ago, we had no clue that our Christmas holiday would be spent living in an RV and still searching for the job that God was calling us to. Every bit of our life (including all the Christmas decorations) was tucked away in a storage unit in Tennessee. I was dreading not having a home to settle in to begin a new season filled with new stories. Jesus in His compassionate love, had much deeper plans for us. Isn’t that always the truth? Sometimes (all the time) us...

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The Sweetest Gifts Are from the Heart of the Giver

If you could see my kitchen right now, you would find piles of artwork created by my five-year-old son tucked into corners, piled into drawers, and pinned to the bulletin board one on top of the other until the thumb tacks can scarcely hold them on. I have three children, but my middle child has a passion for creating. His love language is giving gifts, usually in the form of love notes and drawings with hopelessly misspelled words, backwards letters, and drawings that don’t always resemble what he had in his mind’s eye. But ever since he was little,...

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