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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
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.
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,
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
A Guest Blog by Shauna Letellier There we sat at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota—the explanation for our visit requiring a lot of words that spell check doesn’t recognize. Suffice it to say, we had a scare. Our schedule was filled with hours of waiting and intermittent appointments and tests. We waited in the
What if there was a way for you to have an eternal impact without changing out of your pj’s or putting makeup on? Would you be interested? If so, grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and let’s chat a while. I’m still in my pj’s too. So don’t worry about fixing yourself up for
**This fundraiser has ended** Have you ever showed up at a coffee shop, placed your order for a drink, grabbed your wallet to pay, only to discover that someone else has covered the cost of your order? Nothing softens the soul like the random act of kindness of a complete stranger, except maybe a not-so-random
A Guest Blog by Michele Morin “Nine chapters, one hundred fifty two pages—how hard can this be?” I thought as I loaded a well-known Christian classic onto my Kindle. Slogging through chapter two, reality began to set in. I had always been an avid reader but felt a need to be more intentional in my