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At Living by Design Ministries, we believe God’s Word is the only source of absolute truth in a world that praises tolerance and ambiguity. We exist to help women of all ages open their Bibles, understand what they are reading, and apply the freeing truths to their lives. – Sarah Koontz, Founder

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The Living by Design Blog

 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.

3 Ways to Experience God’s Rest

A Guest Blog by Becky Meyerson  “You will never be able to outrun the rested.” This statement from the pulpit one Sunday landed right in my heart. That is what I was longing for! To run in life and pursue the purposes of God with energy. But at the moment—I was tired. My husband and

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5 Steps to Trust God {When You Don’t Feel Like It}

A Guest Blog by Niki Hardy If you knew me, you’d probably think that by now that I’d be a dab hand at trusting God. But believe me—I’m not. I still find it as difficult as squeezing into my tumble-dried skinny jeans. The last fifteen years have taken me through deep pain and loss. And

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Trusting God With Your Broken Expectations

A Guest Blog by Cailin Davis My parents divorced when I was just three years old. Although I was too young to understand the gravity of such an event, my immature heart still felt the pain of their brokenness and the fear of my powerlessness to put them back together again. During my childhood years,

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Grace & Truth to Help You Overcome Mom Guilt

I remember hearing the phrase, “Motherhood is just one long guilt trip”. I did not yet know how true that would be for me as I embarked on the first years of parenting as a working mom. While I felt a sense of peace when I made the decision to return to work, I didn’t

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