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Do You Know What Today Is? Bereaved Mother’s Day

May 3, 2020
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Did you know that today is Bereaved Mother’s Day? It happens one week from Mother’s Day. If you know a mom who has lost a baby, child, teenager, adult, it matters not. Her heart is broken. Sending her something she can relate to, to let her know she’s not alone, and to help her go … Read more

Can My Marriage Really Survive?

April 18, 2020
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Thanks to Kelly Breaux, Co-Founder of Red Bird Ministries (www.redbird.love) and author of “Hiding in the Upper Room,” for this guest blog about marriage and grieving. We met while recording a podcast, which you can listen to here:  Can My Marriage Really Survive THIS?! When we entered into the covenant of marriage in 2002, I … Read more

Birthday in Quarantine!

April 3, 2020
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Spending your birthday in quarantine is different, but not without bonus features! Here are 10 things the Erickson’s are doing during this quarantine time and in celebration of my 50th (cannot believe it) birthday: I got to do the shopping so that I could get exactly what I wanted to have for my birthday! Lots … Read more

3 Things You Might NOT Have Considered During Coronavirus and Quarantines

March 23, 2020
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With the coronavirus and quarantines, there’s been quite a bit of social media time for me. There have been some funny meme’s about hand washing, toilet paper, and homeschooling the kids. Yet, this week’s social media sent me for a skid. Even though I know much of what was posted on social media was meant … Read more

Surviving Sorrow ~ Now Available!

March 3, 2020
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Do you know a grieving mom? It doesn’t matter if her child passed away last week, last year, or two decades ago. It doesn’t matter if her child died in her womb, as a toddler, a teenager, or a grown-up. She’s still a heartbroken mama. Surviving Sorrow is officially released and ready to order. My … Read more

A Reader’s Response…What’s Yours?

January 27, 2020
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It’s always fun to hear a reader’s response to your blog post, but this reader’s response was so . . . opposite . . . and yet similar. I knew y’all needed to hear it. Karen Jenks is the co-leader for our Tuesday night Bible study with my church home. She and I make a … Read more

Eye-Opening Word for New Year’s Guide

January 9, 2020
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Each new year, instead of resolutions, I pray about one word to guide the year. This year’s word was eye-opening. I couldn’t believe this  word kept popping up as my 2020 guide. This word was humbling and frustrating. My word for 2020 is EVERYTHING. Period. End. of Discussion. Everything  in 2020. Why is the word … Read more

Real Example Found in Iowa!

December 16, 2019
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In His final moments before going to the cross, Jesus prayed that His people, the Christian church, would be unified in a way that would show the world the love of God. These women in Iowa set an example! Several different churches were represented in the leadership team: “Collective Women of Sioux County.” The team … Read more

Calling Out the Church

August 22, 2019
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Most of the time when, we hear the word “church,” we think of the building we go to on Sundays. But, that’s not how Jesus used the word “church” when He first spoke it. When Peter openly declared that Jesus was the Christ, the son of the living God (Matthew 16:13-16), Jesus blessed Peter and … Read more

Kim’s Confession & “Raw” Writing

August 8, 2019
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I’ve decided to post a “raw” writing from my prayer time yesterday morning because I think it might help someone else out there, someone who might stumble upon this blog, someone who is like me. It’s not a scandalous confession by this world’s standards, but the conviction seared my heart just the same. I am … Read more