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As we say good-bye to Homeschooling

Dear Homeschooling, I remember the dread I would feel, when I first imagined you coming into my home. I had this really limited view of you based on an incorrect stereotype and somehow assumed you’d turn me into someone I … Continue reading

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Stay on course

As the year quickly rolls to an end, I find myself thinking about these words, “Stay on course”. The idea comes from Paul, whose longing and passion in life was to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with others, even … Continue reading

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Meager Offerings

It was a typical scene at my house. Little girls hovered around a bedtime Bible story, most of which they’ve heard read over and over through the years. One was giggling and trying to jump on her bed, while another … Continue reading

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Dear Mom of little ones,

Dear Mom of little ones, I’m writing you as a friend who has been right where you are. In fact, I’m writing as a friend who is still there and has been there for a lot of years. I have … Continue reading

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She’s not always going to ask.

The other night as my husband and I walked into three different bedrooms to say good night to our little girls, I realized something very important. In the first bedroom, is a little girl who loves to be read to. … Continue reading

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Pastor Appreciation: Let’s flourish together!

Last year around this time, I wrote a blog called “5 Things you should know about your Pastor”. It was by far the most widely read blog of the year, making it to countries all around the world. I was … Continue reading

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Obstacles

Our school year is drawing to a close here at the Lehr home. I’ll try to hit some highlights in another post for those of you wondering if you’d ever survive homeschooling your children. Some days, I wonder the same … Continue reading

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Let heaven fill your thoughts

Sometimes, as I read scriptures I’ve read over and over, I’m reminded that these ancient words are for today, for now. In Colossians 3, Paul gives a simple, but timely exhortation for today: Since you’ve been raised to new life … Continue reading

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All About the Bread

Our family tried a Gluten-free diet for the last six weeks. We’ve heard a lot about the effects of our over-indulgent gluten society and thought we’d see if we noticed any physical or health benefits from removing it; we did. … Continue reading

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All-Inclusive?

Years ago, my husband and I went to an All-Inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic with some friends. The beaches were pristine and the sand felt like flour between our toes. I had never seen such turquoise water in my … Continue reading

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