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Focus Verse: “Every wise woman buildeth her house: but the foolish plucketh it down with her hands”   (Proverbs 14:1 KJV). Busy hands and a caring heart are a description of how most women live their daily lives. Some hands are busy caring for children. Other hands are busy caring for adult parents and some hands are caring for both children and adult parents at the same time. These are challenges women face today. The Proverbs 31 description of a virtuous woman defines the characteristics and attitudes of a Christian woman in her home as she is engaged in the multitasking…

“Put your hope in the Lord. Travel steadily along his path. He will honor you by giving you the land. You will see the wicked destroyed.” Psalms 37:34 I’m the type of person who is all or nothing. I’m either completely motivated or I’m not. Excited and filled with anticipation or plagued by dread. I really enjoy the highs of life, but get completely dispirited by the lows. Do you struggle when seasons change in your life like I do? Sometimes life throws us curveballs and we need to either pick up the pace or we may even need to…

“For the Lord disciplines the one he loves and punishes every son he receives” (Romans 12:6, Christian Standard Bible). It was a bright, sunny Saturday morning, and a friend and I were on vacation at a beautiful spot near the shore. What better way to start our morning than to peacefully enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet. As the hostess walked us to our table, my eyes moved across the artistic display of fruits, pastries, and other breakfast dishes. How lovely. The first two minutes were nice. But then . . . I noticed a child pick up a pastry with…