Women of Faith Celebrates 20 Years of Ministry in the Final Conference Tour

September 26, 2015
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Alas, my sister and I have attended our last Women of Faith conference. For thirteen years, we’ve set aside four days in September to join 10,000 other ladies in a packed arena for a weekend of spiritual refreshment. But sadly, this is the final conference tour for Women of Faith. The conference started in 1996, […]

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Finding Answers to Life’s Questions at the SoCal Harvest Crusade

August 19, 2015
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Are you weary? Do you carry burdens of guilt or shame? Do you want to find rest in the midst of this mad world? Are you searching for meaning? Would you be surprised to learn that God knows you, loves you and has a purpose for your life? If yes is the answer to any […]

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Patriotic Fourth of July Red White and Blue Strawberries

July 1, 2015
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I saw this idea on Pinterest and thought it looked like an easy-to-make treat for the Fourth of July! These are just chocolate dipped strawberries with a dab of sugar sprinkles. Here’s what I used: -Two containers of strawberries (about 40 pieces) -One 11 ounce package of Ghirardelli white chocolate baking chips -About 5 ounces […]

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Homesick

June 22, 2015
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Today marks eight years since my mom went to be with the Lord and I still miss her every day. And while the grief has softened over time, her absence leaves a conspicuous void in my life. I catch myself longing to call her—to hear her voice and to talk with her again. I yearn […]

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Remembering Those Who Sacrificed All

May 24, 2015
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Over this Memorial Day weekend, we honor the brave men and women of our military who sacrificed all to secure and maintain the freedoms we enjoy. President Bush had some poignant words for this day in 2003. On Memorial Day, Americans place flags on military graves, walk past a wall of black granite in Washington, […]

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DIY- Easy Steps for Making a Gorgeous Bridal Bouquet

April 20, 2015
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In today’s Do-it-Yourself world, many brides are taking a hands-on approach to wedding decorations and flowers. This post will cover step-by-step instructions for making a hand-tied type bridal bouquet. While a true hand-tied bouquet is a little more complicated, these tips will provide some easy short cuts to achieve the same look. The instructions are […]

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Come as You Are

March 21, 2015
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Our world is full of brokenness. Even though many of us have good lives, there are still plenty of things from our past or in our present that continue to cause pain, fear, or regret. Scripture tells us that the Lord is near to brokenhearted, the needy, the poor, and those who are crushed in […]

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Dressed for Battle

February 22, 2015
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A few days ago I was reading through the comments on a facebook post of Sheila Walsh, who suggested to her readers that they make a contribution to a shelter for abused women, rather than spending the money on seeing a recently released movie which normalizes this theme. For anyone who has read her books […]

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Tickled Pink Life – Four Year Blogging Recap

January 19, 2015
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January 2015 marks the fourth anniversary of my blog! To start year number five, I thought we’d journey back a bit and revisit some posts from the early years. I’ve selected some of my favorites as well as some posts that were the most popular with readers. These are loosely grouped together by topic, so […]

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Christmas Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

December 24, 2014
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These tasty little treats are the perfect blend of sweetness and tartness. My sister-in-law made these cookies for Christmas one year and they were so awesome that I now bake a batch nearly every year. They also make great Easter cookies! Cookie recipe: 1/3 cup butter 1/3 cup shortning 2 cups flour 1 egg ¾ […]

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