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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.

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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Four Biblical Promises of Hope for Disappointed People

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

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An Invitation to Join our Discipleship Team

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

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Pay it Forward with Our Mug on a Mission Fundraiser

**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

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Proceeds of this fundraiser will help cover the costs of our next free Bible study entitled, “DWELL: 360 Days in the Word.” (Releasing January 2020)