Tag: family

“You Put My Tears in Your Bottle”: Drawing Close to the God Who Sees Our Pain- iBelieve.com Post

I laid on the cold, sterile exam table feeling uneasy from the moment I parked my car. I thought, “Paul and I were just here 2 weeks ago. We got to hear the baby’s heartbeat for the first time and got pictures to show our family. Why did the doctor need to see me again for […]

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Special Delivery Part 2: My Birth Story

I wrote about my birthing experiencing with my son, Isaiah, just two weeks after he was born. He wasn’t a great sleeper (and almost 3.5 years later, we occasionally have our issues…Lord, thank You for Your grace!), so I found myself awake all through the night…a lot. I must have had trouble falling back asleep […]

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Disney’s A WRINKLE IN TIME Movie Review: A Christian’s Perspective

Did you happen to read Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time in grade-school? I don’t remember too many details of the book, but I do remember it impacting my little heart now decades ago. That’s why me (and other millennials like me) have been greatly anticipating the release of Disney’s adaptation of the this best-selling […]

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How I Met My Hubs, Our First Date, and A New Romantic Movie for You to Go See!

Last year, while shopping for a wedding gift, I found the cutest piece of decor for my home that helped remind me where our little (growing) family began. I couldn’t help myself, I just really NEEDED it in our home. Well, maybe not “needed…” …but you get my point! “Every love story is beautiful, but […]

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FREE Printable Christmas Planner

Last month, Sherry at Personal Creations reached out to me and asked if I would share some of their free printable Thanksgiving Psalms in preparation of the holiday on emilyrosemassey.com, and last week Emma from Gifts.com asked if I would like to pass along to my readers some links to their FREE printable Christmas planner. Being a planner […]

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Aggressive Expectation: Preparing for 2017

Photo courtesy: J&H Creative I don’t know about you, but I am a list-maker. I have always been ever since I learned to write, I think. There is just something about writing down your thoughts that helps relieve tension in ways that I simply cannot fully explain. Obviously, says the writer. The list-making goes hand-in-hand […]

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God Can Use Empty Cups: Part 2

Click to read: “God can use empty cups: Part 1” I found out very quickly last Saturday that you can indeed pour yourself out even when you don’t feel like you have much to give. God took full advantage of the fact that I was asked to sing “Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again” from Phantom […]

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God Can Use Empty Cups: Part 1

This summer marks eight years that I came back to the Lord after being a prodigal daughter for many years, believing in God, but living as if He didn’t exist. In the course of those eight years, I have grown so much in my spiritual walk that it’s sometimes hard to remember myself before that […]

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Special Delivery: My Birth Story

Tonight, as I lay my little one down with a full tummy from his first middle of the night feeding, I can’t seem to keep myself from staring at this tiny miracle from heaven and reflecting on these past two weeks- they really have been like nothing I have ever experienced in my life. Although […]

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