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It is December and we are in full swing decking the halls and making merry – OR we are burning the candle at both ends and wearing ourselves out! I hope for your sake you are finding a balance between the two! This past week FTGI...

It’s December! Christmas is around the corner and before you know it we will be heading into a new year! You may be ready to take on the world in 2019 or you may be a little weary and in need of encouragement. One of my...

My husband and I have been busy every weekend renovating the downstairs of our house, and now that pumpkin everything is popping up where ever you look, I’m feeling the pressure to finish by the holidays! We LOVE fixer upper stuff, so we do most...

I woke up one morning recently with an all too familiar feeling. Anxiety was creeping up on me. I could tell as soon as I opened my eyes. My heart felt fluttery (is that a word?), far more than it should have. I don’t think...

I can hardly believe summer is over! It went so fast for me, but if you're a mama with kiddos at home, I can imagine you're ready for a routine again ;) We want to thank all of you who prayed continuously for FTGI during our hiatus. It...

With all the determination and focus her little 7-year-old body could muster, my daughter Claire stood strong and ready to break her first board. She drew her arm back and struck with all of her might. Nothing. The board did not break! Quickly, she straightened up and...

"Remember how the Lord your God led you all the way in the wilderness these forty years, to humble and test you in order to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands." - Deuteronomy 8:2 In 2008, a bunch...

“So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.” – Christopher Reeve When I was a little girl, my dream was to write books about horses, mermaids, and ballet. When I got...

“All that is behind you was in preparation for all that is set before you” - Lisa Bevere As I experience a new level of change this season and step out into unknown territory, I am uncomfortable. The road is uneven and rough at times, and I...

“Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.” - Jean de La Bruyère My nose was glued to my phone the second we hopped in the car. We were running a quick errand—my husband in the...