Author: Sarah Condie

Ask Sarah: How do you live intentionally in the busyness?

This article is part 2 of 2 in the series Ask Sarah “I feel like time goes so quickly. How do you live intentionally in the busyness?” for the New Year period? What a great question. Interestingly, this is a question I have asked myself almost every year since I became a Christian when I was aged 16. I may not have used the word “intentionally”, but I have battled against busyness for a long time. I have written countless lists filled with things that I “must” or “should” do in a new year. I have had lofty goals...

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Ask Sarah: How Do I Submit to My Husband When We Have a Difference of Opinion?

This article is part 1 of 2 in the series Ask SarahIt would be so easy for me to give a simplistic answer. However, I can’t, as I am not sure what is going on for the woman who has asked this important question. This is a genuine question and it may be one that many women have pondered as they strive to genuinely respect their husband, particularly when difference or conflict raises its head.  Here are a few questions I want to ask: How do you talk about difference as a couple? When you have conflict, (and let’s...

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Whoops!… I Almost Forgot

This article is part 5 of 5 in the series A Wise Mum  A few years ago, I remember awakening in a hot, sweaty, worried, flush. I had just had a nightmare which involved one of my children and as I laid in bed, now partially awake, I felt helpless. All I could do was tell myself that it was only a dream. Soon after this nightmare, I received a link to the Growing Faith weekly email. It contained links to some articles. One article written by Christine Jensen titled Loss and Grieving contained this thoughtful sentence “It was...

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A Wise Mum Understands the Impact of Her Words

This article is part 4 of 5 in the series A Wise MumA wise Mum knows that her child has supersonic ears and will hear any and every conversation involving them.  The doors might be closed, your house might have thick walls, but somehow, they seem to be able to hear these conversations.  Don’t get me wrong, they don’t seem to hear with the same sensitivity when we ask them to do a task or run an errand – it is like they have “selective supersonic hearing”. Ross Campbell in his book “How to Really Love Your Child” explains...

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A Wise Mum ‘Gets’ Unconditional Love

This article is part 3 of 5 in the series A Wise MumTwo of my favourite picture books that I read to my three children are Love you Forever by Robert Munsch and The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown.  I loved them for a truth they communicated about how much a mother loves her child.  In the Runaway Bunny, the little bunny wanted to run away, but his mother tells him she would run after him because “you are my little bunny”.   Love you forever expresses the love a mother has for her child from birth to old...

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