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How to become an Ambassador of Hope in your home

This message has been on my heart for a long time. We need to experience more hope. And unfortunately, what happens in our homes can suck us dry and leave us feeling exhausted and grumpy. I know there is a better way. I wrote a whole book on it (hi! Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday) that I can’t wait to share with you in April.

How to energize your home with joy by Valerie Woerner | Val Marie Paper, motherhood, mom, MOPS, peace, kids, activities, parenting, faith, clean eating, oils, dance, giveaway

I am a naturally melancholy person, so if life is neutral I’m going to lean negative. I need hope. And I’m sure you can attest, in a family full of different personalities, there’s a good chance not everyone will be in a good mood most days. There’s going to be a squeaky wheel that threatens to bring down the whole climate of the home. But you momma, need to claim the title of Ambassador of Hope in your home. You have the power to not only change your days but change you and your family’s life and legacy.

We have to take this charge seriously. How can we infuse our house with hope? Not just when things are really bad but on any given day?

Here are some super practical tips, but if this is something you want more on, definitely pre-order Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday. It will change your motherhood (it’s hands down changed mine) and your whole family as a result.

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3 steps to take now if you feel hopeless

Recently I shared a live video after chatting with a girl in my DM’s. Her situation looked hopeless and she doubted that God cared or even existed. I sent her some videos and ended up sharing the tips I gave her in an InstaLive. The response was insane so I wanted to share these three tips with y’all so you can reference them if or when you need to. I basically gave three tips that she could take action on

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How to use our journals alongside Catholic traditions

We’ve been asked several times if our journal can be used in the Catholic faith. And I’ve always just responded “I don’t see why not,” which is probably not super helpful! So today, our Shop Manager, Ashley, is here sharing a wealth of knowledge on how she has incorporated her prayer journal into her Catholic traditions. Take it away, Ashley!! 🙂 I was so excited when Val asked me to write on this topic! I have been a part of

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How to build a confident faith

Welcome to our annual Prayer Series! This year, we’re expanding on each of the different prompts that you’ll find in our prayer journal. No journal required to benefit from the practical tips you’ll find here, but if you’d like to check out our 2019 Prayer Journal Collection, click here! We don’t like to talk about it, but we can all have those moments or seasons in life where we doubt God or struggle to trust that He is who He says

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How to align your heart for prayer

Welcome to our annual Prayer Series! This year, we’re expanding on each of the different prompts that you’ll find in our prayer journal. No journal required to benefit from the practical tips you’ll find here, but if you’d like to check out our 2019 Prayer Journal Collection, click here! The Adoration, Scripture and Quote sections of our prayer journals are not throw away sections that we decided to add in the last moments to fill space. These are sections we included

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