Tag Archives: God

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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Financial Setbacks

Do you ever feel as though your money seems to burn up in your hands or at least flies out of your hands faster than you can earn it? Financial setbacks can be so discouraging and even heart-wrenching, can’t they? My family … Continue reading

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What Good Are Dads, Anyway?

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 with us and some who … Continue reading

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I’m Never Really Safe Here

I was soaking up some rays yesterday afternoon in my front yard, trying to combat the perpetual Snow-Whiteness of my skin. As I lay there enjoying the breeze and the beautiful spring flowers, suddenly the peace was interrupted by the eruption of very loud, relatively … Continue reading

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Catching My Breath

The last month has been a whirlwind. I’m sorry I haven’t posted much lately, but I’ve just been trying to keep my head above water until summer break arrived. Here are a few of the activities that some or all … Continue reading

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We don’t have a bullying problem; we have a sin problem.

The headline on the “HealthWatch” insert in my local newspaper on Sunday read, “Studies show being bullied impacts adults years later.” I had one of those “DUH” moments when I read that. Do you ever have those? You see something … Continue reading

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Do You Know How to Knock?

Have you seen the movie Frozen? Of course you have. Everyone in the country has seen Frozen, I’m sure. Well, we finally rented it from Redbox a couple of weeks ago, because we’re cheap—I mean frugal—that way. And we watched … Continue reading

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Beth Moore says, “Keep Your Breasts to Yourself!”

Keep Your Breasts to Yourself! I just had to share this audio clip from Beth Moore’s Esther study, related to my recent post, Modesty is Beautiful. Take a listen. It’s powerful truth!

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Thank you, Kirsten Dunst.

I was pleasantly surprised this week to hear that Spider-Man co-star, Kirsten Dunst, spoke out in support of traditional (AKA: biblical) gender roles. A recent interview with Harper’s Bazaar said, “Dunst is surprisingly outspoken on the subject of gender: ‘I feel … Continue reading

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