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What Christmas Was Really Like For Momma Mary

What Christmas Was Really Like For Momma Mary

Merry Christmas! Happy Birthday, Jesus! For many of us, the nativity story is so ingrained in our minds that we review and reflect on the same aspects every year: Jesus in a manger, animals were around, angels appeared, shepherds and wise men came with gifts […]

How To Create The Perfect Christ-Centered Christmas

How To Create The Perfect Christ-Centered Christmas

The Perfect Christmas Through a Child’s Eyes My perfect Christmas took place in a very old, two-story house with white wooden siding and green trim. It had 12-foot ceilings, sturdy wood doors with glass knobs and skeleton key locks. Each bedroom had a large metal […]

Biblical Discipline for Children Is More About Us Than Them

Biblical Discipline for Children Is More About Us Than Them

I think almost every mom that has ever lived will say that disciplining their children is the hardest part of being a mother. Providing Biblical discipline for children can be even more overwhelming. When our children are rude, selfish, lie, cheat, steal, hit, deceive, mock, […]

What’s Keeping You From Reading The Bible?

What’s Keeping You From Reading The Bible?

I was provided “From Powerless to Powerful: Finding Your Way To Freedom” for free in exchange for review. My opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links that provide support for Messy Tired Love at no cost to you. Thank you for your ongoing […]

The Secret to Being a Content Mom

The Secret to Being a Content Mom

The word content, as an adjective, means to be in a state of peaceful happiness. To be perfectly honest, I read that and laughed out loud. The “peaceful” part is what brought the chuckle, because peaceful seems like such a distant concept for my life […]

How To Worship God During Your Daily Routine (Plus A Giveaway!)

How To Worship God During Your Daily Routine (Plus A Giveaway!)

I was provided Matt Redman’s “Glory Song” CD for free in exchange for this review. My opinions are my own. Worship is one of those parts of the Christian life that we all know we are “supposed” to do. It’s easy to worship God when […]

Eve’s Legacy Unforgotten

Eve’s Legacy Unforgotten

Open your Bible and read today’s passage about Eve’s legacy in Genesis 2:20-3:24 or click here to read online. When it comes to legacies, there is none greater than that of Eve – the mother of all humanity. She was made perfect in Christ’s image, […]

Three Things To Focus On Instead of Our Kids

Three Things To Focus On Instead of Our Kids

What occupied your mind when you first found out you were going to be a mother? Joy? Inexpressible love? Fear? Images of ten healthy toes and ten tiny fingers? Maybe you were immediately tallying all of the to do list items that needed to be […]

Moms = (Sometimes) Terrible Friends

Moms = (Sometimes) Terrible Friends

I’m just going to come out and say it: being a mom has made me a terrible friend from time to time. You guys…I missed my best friend’s birthday this year. Who does that?!?!?!? A mom with a new baby, that’s who. ME. That was […]

Raising Kids With A Biblical View Of Racism

Raising Kids With A Biblical View Of Racism

This post contains affiliate links. Please read the Disclosure Policy for details. Kids are sponges. They observe, even when we think they aren’t. They retain, more than we think they do. And they mimic everything: the good, the bad, and the embarrassing. My oldest calls his sister […]



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