Author Archives: Kingdom Crossing

The Resurrection: A Mother’s Perspective

By Michelle Fitzpatrick Thomas Originally published on American Thinker. As I was sitting on my loveseat one morning this week, sipping my coffee and eating my Trim Healthy Mama cinnamon toast, God’s Word was playing through the Bible app on … Continue reading

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Welcome to Homeschooling, America!

By Michelle Fitzpatrick Thomas Originally published on American Thinker 3/17/20. Here in Georgia, the mass hysteria about the coronavirus has caused the governor to declare a “public health state of emergency.” He has advised public schools and daycare centers to … Continue reading

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Modesty is Beautiful; The Super Bowl Stripper Show was Just Gross

by Michelle Fitzpatrick Thomas Controversy has been swirling the last couple of weeks about the Super Bowl half-dressed, I mean half-time, show. I didn’t watch the show live—I never do because it’s usually quite hedonistic and disgusting—but I’ve seen pictures … Continue reading

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Snow!

by Michelle Fitzpatrick Thomas In honor of the beautiful snow that blanketed part of the Southeast today, I wanted to share some thoughts. Snow is a very rare occurrence here in Georgia, so when it happens it’s a major event. … Continue reading

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I Understand Why Pelosi Tore the Speech

by Michelle Fitzpatrick Thomas For some reason, my husband Trevor doesn’t care for watching presidential speeches live. He prefers to check out the commentary from the pundits after the fact. So since he had been at work all day on … Continue reading

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Wisdom 2020

by Michelle Fitzpatrick Thomas Our church is going through a study of God’s Word together in 2020 called “Wisdom: Seeing Life Clearly Through the Lens of Scripture.” Today’s reading is Proverbs chapter 17. My favorite verse in that chapter, and … Continue reading

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RIP: A Prophet Who Predicted the Mess We’re in Now

Larry Burkett left this earth entirely too soon. We need his wisdom now more than ever. Continue reading

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Motherhood

A new friend just sent this quote by G.K. Chesterton to me. I hope it blesses you mamas who might be feeling insignificant today! You are exactly what your children need. You’re enough!

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I’m Excited to Announce….

Check out my brand new devotional book for moms called Lord, I Need You. Continue reading

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If I Die Tonight, I’m Not Afraid

A few years ago, I began to experience dizzy spells from time to time. It would usually last an entire day, but I would generally feel better the next day. It happened about one day a month at first. I … Continue reading

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God Doesn’t Send People to Hell

I have some thoughts swirling around in my head this morning that I need to get out. I was up early with a sick child, and when I lay back down to try to sleep again, these thoughts compelled me … Continue reading

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Don’t Hesitate

When my husband and I were planning our wedding in 1998, we struggled a little with what church we would plug into once we were married. Trevor had grown up in and was still attending a traditional Southern Baptist church. … Continue reading

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A Journey Through Grief, A Promise of Hope

Today marks the first anniversary of my dad’s death. It’s hard to believe that an entire year has passed already. I wanted to share with you the following poem that my sister penned this week. It will give you a … Continue reading

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Dads, Write Notes to Your Children

I was a student at North Georgia College in the mid-90s. The campus was about an hour’s drive from my parents’ home.  Because my grandparents lived about half as far from school, I stayed with them during the school week, to make … Continue reading

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My “Crash” Course in Grief

Pun intended. It’s been four months today since my dad was killed in a hit-and-run crash. He was cycling near his home on May 4 and was hit from behind by an intoxicated motorist (who was later apprehended). Dad was killed … Continue reading

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What Good Are Dads, Anyway?

Originally posted on Kingdom Crossing:
In honor of Father’s Day, many of my Facebook friends have been changing their profile pictures this weekend to photos of their dads. I love to see all of the precious pictures of dads—some who are still…

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Even in Tragedy, God is Good

On Monday, May 4, 2015, I was enjoying a beautiful homeschool day with my four children and my nine-year-old niece. The girls had spent a couple of hours in the back yard building houses from sticks, berries, acorns, leaves, and … Continue reading

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Please Pray for My Family

My dad was hit and killed this week while bicycling near his home. My husband wrote the following beautiful tribute to my dad’s beautiful life. A Legacy of Love  In the How to Manage Your Money Bible study by the … Continue reading

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My Romantic Valentine’s Day

Do you have romantic plans with your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day? A special dinner out, perhaps, or did he surprise you with flowers and chocolate? I remember when I was in high school, “the thing” was for the girls to … Continue reading

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16 (Now 17) Years

On the day I graduated from high school, in June 1992, I remember looking out of my bedroom window and thinking to myself, “This is it. The next thing I know, I’ll be graduating from college, then getting married, raising … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2015!

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Have Your Way With Me

Hello again. First I must apologize for my extended absence from the blogging world. I really don’t have a good excuse. I have started working outside the home for the first time in over 12 years, so that has been … Continue reading

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Gray Hair and Pimples

I was talking to one of my dear friends recently, and we were lamenting the fact that, in our forties, we still deal with occasional face break-outs. It seems to be worse when stress levels are high or hormones are … Continue reading

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Marriage Commitment Challenge

  This is a guest post from my husband Trevor. Please read the following prayerfully and ask the Lord how He wants you to respond. Blessings, friends! Marriage Commitment Challenge by Trevor Thomas September 14, 2014   In light of … Continue reading

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“Are They All Yours?”

It happened again…. I took my kids to Taco Bell for a treat after school one day this week. Taco Bell has “Happier Hour” every afternoon, and the kids enjoy the frozen drinks. That’s my excuse, and I’m sticking with it (Don’t … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry; God’s Got This

My name is Michelle, and I’m a worrier. There are all sorts of groups for people who have problems. Maybe someone needs to start a Worry-Warts Anonymous group. Maybe I’ll start one. Any takers? Some personalities lend themselves to a … Continue reading

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Why Sex Outside of Marriage is Bad For You

I feel compelled to delve into a very touchy subject here. My heart is burdened by the record numbers of young people who are engaging in sexual relations outside of marriage, evidenced by the rates of abortions, out-of-wedlock births, and couples … Continue reading

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Watch us on Life Focus TV’s “Dealing with Debt.”

  How is your financial situation? Is debt weighing you down? Do you find it difficult to make ends meet month to month?  When my husband and I got married in 1998, we lived in a 1-bedroom apartment, had nothing … Continue reading

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Independence Day: July 2nd or July 4th?

Today, I’m re-posting a column that my husband wrote a few years ago about Independence Day. I hope you enjoy it!   By Trevor Thomas July 4, 2007 On July 1, 1776 delegates of the Second Continental Congress entered what … Continue reading

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“America: Imagine The World Without Her”

Last night, Trevor and I were privileged to attend a preview showing of Dinesh D’Souza’s new movie, America: Imagine The World Without Her. The movie will be released in the Atlanta and Houston markets this coming weekend (June 27), and … Continue reading

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