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Hi! I’m Missy. Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog! My name is Missy and I am a Child of the King, wife to Craig, mom to Grant and Connor, and dog mom to Bailey. We live in central Illinois – also known as the Land of Lincoln and where corn, beans and orange construction cones grow!

This blog is a “step out in faith” blog.

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Hi! I’m Missy.

Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog! My name is Missy and I am a Child of the King, wife to Craig, mom to Grant and Connor, and dog mom to Bailey. We live in central Illinois – also known as the Land of Lincoln and where corn, beans and orange construction cones grow!

This blog is a “step out in faith” blog.

Recent Blog Posts

Lessons that I Learn from My Children

Being the only female in a house full of males (including the dog!) can be interesting at times. Aside from the strange smells, and the unusual sounds coming from them, life with my male tribe is something that I would not trade for all the money in the world. While it is true that parenting teenagers are challenging…
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Weekend Inspiration – Colossians 2:6-7

Happy Friday, sweet friends! True to Illinois fashion, our state went from summer to winter in a little over 48 hours. There is a chance for light snow (that is not a typo!) this morning! While talking with a co-worker yesterday, it suddenly dawned on us; this weather is nothing compared to the devastation that the…
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The Legacy of a Faithful Grandparent

Last week, I began a four-week online class on writing my memoir. A few days before it started,  I questioned myself as to why I had enrolled in this class.  I’m just a wife and mom, who would want to read my memoir? With the Holy Spirit guiding me on, I realized that the enemy…
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It’s My Birthday! 46 Random Things about Me

In honor of my 46th birthday today, I thought I would let you, my wonderful blog readers know a little more about myself. Some are obvious; others are quirky! I was born and raised in Indiana, so I am a Hoosier. I remember the very first house we lived in, and it had a little…
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Just Give Me Jesus!

The water was so warm and inviting and my heart was beating so fast from the excitement that was about to come. It was going to be one of the most memorable experiences of my life and one that would be questioned by my family, especially from my mother. “You were baptized as an infant,…
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Weekend Inspiration – Galatians 6:9

A Verse to Pray for Your Child The weekend is finally upon us, and the Lord could not have given us more perfect weather for it! I love this time of year when the days are in the low 70s and the overnight hours are cool and crisp. My poor family knows that when the…
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