Mommy, My Backpack Is Too Heavy!

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Honor and thanks be to the Lord, Who carries our heavy loads day by day. He is the God Who saves us. – Psalm 68:19 NLV “Mommy, my backpack is too heavy!” Sully complained. “You only have to carry it a little ways. If it’s too heavy, let me carry it,” I remind him as we make our way out …

Moms in Prayer

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  When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God.   – Acts 4:24a NIV Who We Are: Moms in Prayer International Would you like to build friendships with other ladies and spend time in prayer together? Moms in Prayer is a safe, comfortable place to do this! Our name has moms in it, but you …

For Display Only

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It was here! A new TARGET catalog. A perfect showcase of all the wonderfully, beautiful things I could own: farmhouse tables, elegant dishes, tufted club chairs, and diamond-printed comforter sets. I casually flipped through the pages while my son, Jack, looked on. “I like those chairs, mommy.” I giggle to myself. Because what the TARGET catalog doesn’t show is how …

Are You Listening?

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“I call upon you, for you will answer me, O God; incline your ear to me; hear my words.” – Psalm 17:6 ESV Do you ever find yourself wondering, “Is anyone even listening to me!?” I do. Sometimes it seems like my words are only falling on deaf ears. We all joke that some us have “selective hearing”–a condition in …

Before You Go…

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Come and hear, all you who fear God, and I will tell what he has done for my soul. – Psalm 66:16 ESV I enjoy reading on my Kindle. Whenever I come to the end of a novel, just as I tap the screen to turn the last page, a new screen will pop up. It’s heading reads, “Before you …

Where Am I Going to Put All of These Empty Easter Eggs?

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Each year after Easter Sunday, after the egg hunts and celebrations, after all the jelly beans have been eaten from them, I find myself faced with the same dilemma: where to put yet another dozen empty Easter eggs?! I grab a bag, big enough to hold this year’s and years past eggs, fill it and stick it on a bottom …

Collegiate Day of Prayer

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 is designated as the Collegiate Day of Prayer. Northstar’s Moms In Prayer group would like to extend a special invitation to any of those interested in joining us on this important date to pray for our college students and their schools (Virginia Tech, Radford University, and New River Community College). This invitation is for anyone! You do …

It Was Just Going to be a Bad Day

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It was just going to be one of “those days,” I told myself. A day that started like so many of “those days.” I had been up with my youngest son most of the night, only to realize with the light of day, that he and his older brother had woken up with red, itchy eyes. Pink eye. Okay, change …

Moms In Prayer

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“When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God.” -Acts 4:24a NIV Who We Are: In October, Northstar started a Moms In Prayer (MIP) group through Moms in Prayer International.  Each time we meet, we devote one hour to praying for our children, their teachers and schools and each other. During our time we follow the …