Blueprints for Building Your Spiritual Dream Home: The Essential Element Needed for Integrity of a Home

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    Home. The word can be meaningful and lovely. Or painful and ugly. One’s perspective of home is usually formed by a mother. Even if a situation is frightening or unpleasant, a family commonly looks to the mother to inspire hope. To let them know everything is going to be alright. God created women … Read more

Blueprints for Building Your Spiritual Dream Home: Your Foundation’s Critical Component

You won’t find pictures of it while scrolling through Pinterest or perusing house and garden magazines at the grocery check-out. It’s not something you envision when you lay in bed at night decorating each well-thought-out room. You probably wouldn’t even think to mention it to your best friend. It’s not pretty, or especially interesting, but … Read more

Blueprints for Building Your Spiritual Dream Home: Who’s Your Builder?

Although the word divorce has never been uttered between my husband and me in thirty years of marriage, there was a time I was afraid it might become part of our vocabulary. With the exception of moving from our first home, a little trailer in the cow pasture, into an old home in town, my … Read more

Blueprints for Building Your Spiritual Dream Home: Envision Your Dream Home

Nothing gives a peek into a family’s lifestyle better than designing their dream home. I know because I’ve been drawing house plans for over thirty years. There are the typical questions—how many bedrooms, how many baths, how much square footage. But beyond that, I need to know what quirks the family has, what desires top … Read more

Blueprints for Building Your Spiritual Dream Home: Where Do I Start?

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  I’ve always had a passion for houses. From cozy little cottages to grandiose estates, houses have intrigued and inspired me. As a nine-year-old I remember trying to put the puzzle pieces of a home’s floor plan together in my head. “Why does that wall jut out in that particular spot? What’s behind there?” I’d … Read more