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Articles on the Living by Design Blog are packed with heart-focused content, practical solutions for real-life, and Bible-based training. The Bible is packed with spiritual nourishment; our aim is to provide resources to help you break it down into bite-sized pieces that are easy to digest.
Article by: Erika Rachelle Anderson I vividly remember what it feels like. The constant heaviness. The tasks that piled up because it was all I could do to feed, clothe, and try to be nurturing for my children. The lack of joy.The constant overwhelm.The dread. I retreated into social isolation to hide my brokenness; a
Article by: Laura E. Sumpter “Wait, Mrs. Sumpter! I have something to show you!” The little girl jumped from her seat and ran to her front door. Through my zoom lens, I could see her open the door and run back inside with a giant pot. My curiosity got the best of me, and I
One of my favorite authors on the subject of prayer is a Civil War-era preacher named Edward McKendree Bounds (1835-1913). Receiving his law degree at age nineteen, Edward became the youngest practicing lawyer in the state of Missouri. Bounds felt a call to Christian ministry in his early twenties, and two years later was ordained
Article by: Sue Donaldson I went out the front door the other day, and our girls called out: “Mom! Where are you going?” I laughed and replied, “I’m only picking some rosemary for the roast.” With our older children sheltering-at-home, the tables are definitely turned. It’s endearing they don’t let me out of their sight.
Article by: Eleisha O’Farrell Silence is one of the most uncomfortable things we experience as humans. Why is that? Possibly, it is because we have music and video streaming services right at our fingertips. Maybe, it is because we are mothers and teachers who are surrounded by noise for long periods of time, so silence
Article by: Erin Myers Do you struggle to find time in your day to dig into God’s Word? There’s a saying that goes: Something that can be done at any time is often done at no time. I think that Bible Study can easily fit into this category. We all know how beneficial reading and