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The Judgement Seat of Christ

Hi Ladies, Just wanted to share a very near and dear post I wrote for Overcomer Outreach. It was so bittersweet to write because as I wrote it I have faith she is in the very place she wondered about....in heaven. Ohhh...how I long to be there. Here is a snippet, and I hope you'll join me over there. Much love, Janelle We were in the lower level of my mother-in-law’s split level, sitting next to her on the ottoman pulled up to her hospital bed. She had such a distraught look on her face when she looked at me and asked, “Janelle, how do I know for sure I’ll go to heaven?” “What do you mean, Kathy?” I asked, knowing she had put her faith in Christ. “Well, I just don’t feel good enough.” She said crying. I looked up at my husband with tears in my eyes and nodded, he replied, “Mom, none of us are good enough, that’s why Jesus had to die for us.” She nodded, closed her eyes and exhaled- I could feel relief run through her weary body. He could have told her all the amazing things she had done, the wonderful wife she was…loving mother, devoted friend, beyond excellent grandmother, and the list would go on. But he didn’t. He told her the truth…and that truth set … [Read More...]

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The Judgement Seat of Christ…

Hi Ladies, Just wanted to share a very near and dear post I wrote for Overcomer Outreach. It was so bittersweet to write because as I wrote it I have faith she is in the very place she wondered about....in heaven. Ohhh...how I long to be … [Read More...]

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Caramelized Bacon…

This delicious recipe comes from a dear reader, Stacey - She was so kind to e-mail me this, therefore- I had to try it. Ohhhh, yum. That's all I have to say. Stacey gave me the following photos: 3 ingredients: bacon, mustard and brown … [Read More...]

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Kitchen Utensils That You Should NEVER…

An electric dish cleaner is an effective and hassle-free way of cleaning utensils, plates, and other kitchen utensils. In just a matter of minutes, you will be able clean all your dishes effectively. That way, you do not need to spend hours in the … [Read More...]

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Packing Lunches for the Entire Week…

Our mornings were getting very stressful... With the busyness of life, the cold weather, the time change, the snooze button- you name it... packing lunches got placed on the back burner. There was barely enough time for breakfast, let alone time … [Read More...]

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A Meal Ministry Idea {Semi-Homemade w/…

Ladies, through this difficult time, I've mentioned that people have been caring for me as I helped care for my family. Honestly, I've not been much of a cook lately. When I look back, the past few months have been kind of a blur....I know many of … [Read More...]

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When Meal Ministry Didn’t Matter…

My eyes are filled with tears as I sit down and write this. How do I write this.  I love meal ministry...you know I do. Not only does it remove something off of a tiresome daily list during difficult days, it's an outward motion of love. It … [Read More...]

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Best EVER Banana Pudding…

I love bananas- banana cream pie, banana bread, peanut butter on bananas, chocolate covered bananas, etc. But there aren't too many "festive" banana recipes that would go along with the Christmas season. When I saw this recipe, I thought to myself … [Read More...]

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How to String Cranberries…

We cherish homemade ornaments in our home and our kiddos help decorate the tree with them. I never adjust anything they do, because what they love and do is beautiful to me. First, we put on all of the bulbs and decorative items, then we get out the … [Read More...]