Podcast show #17: Single moms: trusting God + thriving in Christ | Special guest: Zaneeka Hill

Podcast show #17: Single moms: trusting God + thriving in Christ | Special guest: Zaneeka Hill

This episode is all about encouraging single mothers in Christ to pursue godly womanhood in this season of their lives. Because listen, Biblical womanhood isn’t just for wives, it’s for all women. Living for God as daughters of God according to His Word.

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Letter tracing practice for preschoolers

Letter tracing practice for preschoolers

Summer is winding down but things are picking up here at the Richardson residence! Home schooling is gearing up and we are tackling the 2nd “R” of teaching: WRITING! I wanted to share with you an amazing resource I’ve only been using for a bit, but it’s been really beneficial.

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Podcast show #16: Cultivating physical and spiritual beauty as Christian wives

Podcast show #16: Cultivating physical and spiritual beauty as Christian wives

This episode is a follow up show on the blog post I did on how important it is that we as wives look our best appearance wise toward our husbands and the importance of us being adorned in Christ spiritually. These two things work together as we serve our men and shine the light of Christ to them in our homes.

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Being a wife adorned in Christ

Being a wife adorned in Christ

There is nothing more beautiful than a loving wife, a joyful wife, a patient wife, a kind wife, a wife full of goodness, a faithful wife, a gentle wife, and a self-controlled wife. When we are connected to Jesus, He will help us to thrive in these areas. We have access ladies, we have access to God because of what Jesus did for us on Calvary.

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Do you (still) get cute for your husband?

Do you (still) get cute for your husband?

Now, when I say physically attractive, I don’t mean dressing up like you’re going to a dinner party with Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan, ok? Haha.

I mean, simply being intentional about looking good for your man. It doesn’t take a whole lot, just effort. You husband will appreciate that. Here are a couple of things to try. These are merely suggestions to help enhance your already beautiful self.

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Podcast show #15: Trusting God with our husbands as they make decisions

Podcast show #15: Trusting God with our husbands as they make decisions

Any wives out there ever feel like they have to comment on every detail, every move, every decision that their husband’s make? This is a struggle for me at times because I just think I know the better way.

BUT what if trusting God means being quiet while our husband’s wrestle with God’s instructions on how to lead and cover our families? Actually being discerning on when we should speak and when we should zip our lips.

Join in as we dive into Mary’s story.

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Podcast show #13: *Show announcement* | The Lightingale's new mission + vision

Podcast show #13: *Show announcement* | The Lightingale's new mission + vision

If you haven’t noticed, things around here on TheLightingaleblog.com have changed. While we’ve completely transitioned here, The Lightingale Podcast listeners may not be aware of what’s going on. So, I posted a short episode explaining the new mission and vision of The Lightingale moving forward. Listen inside!

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Podcast show #12: Learning how to rest as a Christian creative | Special guest: Ashlee + Kelli Wright

Podcast show #12: Learning how to rest as a Christian creative | Special guest: Ashlee + Kelli Wright

On this episode these sisters are are going to finally break down the difference between self care and truly resting in Jesus Christ, they will share with me their personal creative strengths and how God is using that to impact those around them, and lastly they will shed light on how God is using their unique ministry to teach Charlotte creatives on how to pursue mental, emotional and spiritual health.

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