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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!

I started this blog to encourage you, sweet sisters in Christ, to step out in faith and embrace what the Lord is calling you to do! 

It's time to...

Be Bold.

Be Courageous.

Be Fearless.

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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!

I started this blog to encourage you, sweet sisters in Christ, to step out in faith and embrace what the Lord is calling you to do! 

It's time to...

Be Bold.

Be Courageous.

Be Fearless.

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Beat the January Blahs by Being a Light!

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