Stressed-Less Living for only $10? Yes ma’am.

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I've got some fun news today! My awesome publisher, Leafwood Publishing, has put my book on sale for only $10 through September 15th - just in time for everyone to get their copy of the book  before my online study begins September 14th! Even if you're not planning to really participate in the study, this is still a great deal to grab up before it's gone and you can read the book at your own leisure and invite God to bring peace into your life. OR - ho ho ho - think Christmas gifts for all those people in your Continue Reading

When Stress Makes Faith Seem Futile

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She sat on the edge of her chair directly across from me; her body frozen in fear, eyes locked on mine, and hands tightly clenched in her lap. As I broke the news to this young woman, I could almost see the toxic mixture of stress and emotions swirling through her heart and mind, evidenced by the terrified expression on her pale, young, teenage face. But let's back up for just a moment.  Several months prior to this meeting with me, she had turned her life around. She had recommitted her heart to Christ and her faith Continue Reading

If You Left Part of Your Heart at a Campus Recently, This Is For You

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So this time hop picture popped up on Facebook page on Friday. Sniff. Sniff. Tissues please. Although this photo was a year ago, it could have been yesterday, since I just dropped off this same middle child at college for her sophomore year last week. Different year, same exact story. Same empty room staring at me each time I walk by.  And then on the other side of the hall, the empty bedroom of my oldest daughter calls out to me. The one who just started her Senior year at college and is living in an apartment not Continue Reading

6 Tips for What-Not-To-Do When Your Child Goes to College (& NEW BIBLE STUDY ANNOUNCEMENT!)

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I am so excited to announce  my next online bible study series beginning September 14th on my blog!  If you're visiting today from my Proverbs 31 Devotion and have an interest in participating, just subscribe to my blog here or fill in the subscribe box on the right hand side bar on my home page.  If you're already a blog subscriber, I pray the devotions and challenges in the study will speak to your heart (because seriously -  who doesn't struggle with stress from time to time?!).  To say I'm excited to see how God Continue Reading

Insta-Giveaway Day Winners & One More Cool Giveaway!

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Thanks to everyone who participated in Insta-Giveaway Day on Instagram Tuesday!  If you didn't have a chance to connect with me on Instagram yet, CLICK HERE to do so. Why? Cause Instagram is kinda fun. Just sayin. :) For the final Insta-Giveaway freebie, today I'm giving away this custom made Your Life Still Counts beautiful necklace with a Jeremiah 29:11 theme. I LOVE this necklace and honestly wish I had a million to give away. But my prayer is that whoever wins it will always wear it as a reminder that God has Continue Reading

It’s Insta-Giveaway Day!

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Today I'm doing a book giveaway on my Instagram page of 5 different books, and I'd love for you to connect with me there! Join in the conversation and enter to win! Click below to follow me on Insta, and then be on the lookout for your chances to enter to win at 11am, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm and 8pm (all EST). And just 'cause it's fun, a beautiful and meaningful piece of jewelry will be up for grabs on Thursday. Hope to "see" you over there soon! CONNECT WITH TRACIE ON INSTAGRAM ______________ And don't forget to Continue Reading