5 Things I’ve Learned About Pursuing a Dream

5 Things I've Learned About Pursuing a Dream - Intentional By Grace

I believe each of us is made for a purpose, and if we would only allow ourselves to dream, we might discover a path that we didn't even know existed right at our finger tips. My husband and I have always talked about traveling, but until now, we've never really done it. We've always had one hundred and one reasons why it wasn't a good idea right now. We don't have enough money. We don't Continue Reading

How to Create a Family Mission Statement

How to create a family mission statement with free printables. | IntentionalByGrace.com

When it comes to living the Gospel at home, not only do you need to know why God saved you, but your family needs to understand its God-given purpose as well. Your God-given purpose as a family will be a result of your individual life stories. In other words, your story will influence your God-given mission as a family. In addition, your family mission statement will help you determine your Continue Reading

Our Great Need as We Live the Gospel at Home

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I think yesterday's post left something to be desired. Do I profess to know God but deny Him by my works? Do I live the Gospel at home? Better yet ... How can the Word of God fill my home when I don't know but a handful of scriptures from memory? How can I lead my children when I don't even understand the entire Bible myself? What if I'm still figuring out this whole Christianity Continue Reading

Do You Profess to Know God But Deny Him By Your Works?

Do you profess to know God but deny Him by your works? | IntentionalByGrace.com

Our children are leaving the faith in greater proportion as they exit our homes and begin anew in the enormous world set before them. They head off to college with a head knowledge of who Jesus is and what He has done, but nothing more, nothing lasting. As parents, I think we've done a pretty cruddy job at putting action to our faith. We glorify the text that salvation is a free gift of God and Continue Reading

Why Did God Save You?

Every moment of your life has been ordained by God to make up your mission and purpose here on earth. Why did God save you? | IntentionalByGrace.com

  What are you living for? Or a bigger question. Why did God save you? Do you know? How can the reality of God be seen in your everyday life? God calls, enables, empowers, and invites you to live on mission right where He has you. Right in your own home, marriage, church, community, and job. Living life on mission isn't a position or calling for someone else. It's your Continue Reading

Choosing to Take Life By the Horns and Really Live

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I want to live. I mean really live. I want to take life by the horns and milk it for all it's worth. I want to see the world God created. I want to soak in the California sun. I want to feel the wind whipping through my hair in the capital of Illinois. I want to taste the syrup of New England. I want to swat flies in Africa. I want to experience the waterfalls of Australia. I want to get Continue Reading

Home Preschool Week in Review {Letter T & What is Gentleness?}

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What a fun week we had learning about gentleness, the letter T, Abraham, camping and tents, The United States of America, and best of all Chicago. It was a full week of home preschool and very little of it was planned time. Much of what we did this week was child-led and it was a whole lot of fun! I always like to make a plan with a general theme to work on throughout the week, but I rarely Continue Reading

31 Days of Living the Gospel At Home

31 days of learning to live intentionally in the home. What are you living for? Why did God save you? Why did God give you this family?

The mission of Intentional By Grace is to encourage and equip Christian women to be intentional in order to live for Him. I want to help you live out your calling while being fully reliant upon the grace of God. I want this for your family too! We don't live intentionally so we can be better people. We live intentionally so that we can bring glory to God! Therefore, I have decided to Continue Reading

Family Game Night with a Three Year Old

Need some ideas for family game night? Here are 7 games you can play with a three year old!

We love family game night! Last year I shared our favorite games to play with a two year old. I wanted to do a follow up post and share our favorite games for three year olds with you today! If you need some family game night ideas, then you have to try one of these games. They are much loved in our house! 7 Games to Play with a Three Year Old at the Next Family Game Night UNO MOO Preschool Continue Reading

3 Beautiful Ways To Preserve Your Summer Memories

3 Beautiful Ways To Preserve Your Summer Memories | IntentionalByGrace.com

By contributing writer, Jane What was the highlight of your summer this year? Whether your family went camping, hosted an ice cream social with friends, or enjoyed a staycation, I bet your family did at least a few fun things this summer. I also bet you took more than a few pictures in the midst of all the fun.  Nowadays, we don't often have to be reminded to take pictures. Many of us Continue Reading