Blog – Page 60 – Melissa K. Norris
Aug 20

Are You Running From God’s Call?

By Melissa Norris | Other

There is something about bedtime stories I’ve always loved. Books are my transition from the crazy paced land of day to the slumbering world of night. The other night, I read the story of Jonah to my children. I love the pictures in the Read with Me Bible from Zonderkidz and the easy to understand […]

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Aug 17

How to Bless Others

By Melissa Norris | Other

Do you ever wonder if what you’re doing matters?  Sometimes I let doubt and fear snake themselves into my mind. Am I making a difference with my words? Should I be investing so much of my time in writing. I wrestled with my worth as an author. A sweaty, body slamming against the mat kind […]

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Aug 13

Do Your Kids Know Who God Is?

By Melissa Norris | Other

As a mother, one of my deepest wishes is that my children will have a relationship with their heavenly father beyond my teachings. I don’t want them to know about Jesus only by the stories I or their Sunday school teachers tell them. I want them to have a personal relationship with Jesus. Due to […]

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Aug 06

Do You Worry About Money?

By Melissa Norris | Other

I cook from scratch, garden, can, raise our own beef, and hang my clothes out on a line. I do my best to stretch our dollars. But there are times when I go through our budget and my gut begins to churn. How can I possibly cover all the things we need and still have […]

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Jul 30

Do You Panic In Life’s Waters?

By Melissa Norris | Other

This weekend our family went out on our boat at the local lake. We decided both the kids were old enough to enjoy tubing. My son, our oldest child, wanted to go tubing again. Instead of lifting him into the tube, my husband told him he needed to learn how to climb in himself. My […]

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Jul 23

The Stench of Burnt Linoleum and God

By Melissa Norris | Other

This weekend, I rushed home from a half shift on Saturday, eager to get a batch of raspberry jelly underway. Our bushes are loaded and when the harvest is ready, there’s no putting it off until later. I tossed a load of clothes in the washer, picked my berries, and then started heating up the […]

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