mothers day

A Simple, Inexpensive Way to Encourage Moms on Mother’s Day

Read about a simple idea for mother's day gift for friends

Years ago, I began a mother’s day tradition of sending a mother’s day gift to friends that would encourage and support them. It’s become one of my favorite mother’s day traditions. I absolutely love sitting down to write an encouraging note to people who have meant a lot to me during the year. And in …

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“Eshet Chayil” to the Women of Valor in my Life

This week I was inspired by Rachel Held Evans and her explanation of Proverbs 31, a well known biblical poem about wisdom.   In her post, she explains that the Hebrew phrase for “woman of valor” is “eshet chayil“.  Many recognize these words in the Bible as “virtuous woman”. Rachel’s Jewish friend, Ahava, shared with her “that she …

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