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The Habit of a Mother Who Changes The World

Houses may be bought, built, or borrowed. But homes can only be made. And only with bits of ourselves. The kids and I sit together close in a house with dishes on the counter and read about painters and artists and look at a flock of ducks, preened and nestled, a painting, oil on canvas.
  • Ruth

    The Habit of a Mother WHo CHanges the World - beautiful post by Ann Voskamp. "Houses may be bought, built, or borrowed. But homes can only be made. And only with bits of ourselves." Oh this is a beautiful, must read article!

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LOVE this! Maybe tie in with a meeting talking about the importance of "unplugging" ... modge podge it to something? or maybe put it in an inexpensive frame and decorate the frame?! ... this is GREAT!

Romans 8:28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

Be authentic, be yourself!

mother and daughter...do this every year & see how you change.// love this idea.

“I alone can’t change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” Mother Theresa --

"The world is full of loveliness because it’s full of of His love." [ from the post: When There are Wars & Planes Fall from the Sky: How to Face the Problem of Evil & the Greater Problem of Good ]