A Quest for Abundant Life with Kristen Johnson

A Quest for Abundant Life with Kristen Johnson

Black Jeans Aren’t for Mamas

Black Jeans Aren’t for Mamas

I am one of those women who enjoy dressing up. I like putting on my cute outfits those times that I actually get to go out of the house. I know some of you can relate, and some of you just want to stay in yoga pants all the time. Either way, stay with me […]

Never Underestimate a Mother’s Reach

Never Underestimate a Mother’s Reach

Kristen Johnson As a stay at home mom, sometimes I feel like my world is small. I know I’m having a direct influence on the three little ones in my flock, but who else do I affect? The four walls of my house seem to cut me off from the world, which sometimes feels like […]

A Mom’s Word for the New Year

A Mom’s Word for the New Year

I have been challenged by one of my MOPS mentor moms to choose a verse and a word for the year. You know, just a verse and a word to focus on, to set the tone throughout the year. I know lots of people do this, but I have never really gotten serious about it. […]

Your Best Life December Calendar

Your Best Life December Calendar

Click to Download your calendar: best-life-ministries-december-2016

Your Best with Kathy Weckwerth:  Back to School Episode

Your Best with Kathy Weckwerth: Back to School Episode

Interview with Alice Fulk, formerly worked as a Crime Analyst for the West Des Moines Police Department. Back to School Episode:  Keeping Your Child Safe!        

Motherhood:  An Honest Look in the Mirror

Motherhood: An Honest Look in the Mirror

So, we brought a new baby into the world! My third child, a boy, was born March 7th. He is absolutely wonderful! Such a little sweetie! But little did I know, his birth would bring about some unexpected changes. My daughter, the now middle child, turned into a disaster! A mouthy, sassy, disaster at that! […]

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Can You Handle It

Can You Handle It

As 2016 begins, I am preparing for a major change in my family: we are adding baby number 3 in March. This was a huge decision for my husband and I. Two kids seemed like a no-brainer. Vacations are created for families of four. Normal cars fit two car seats easily. Our house has three bedrooms on the […]

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Are You Flourishing

Are You Flourishing

Are You Flourishing? By Kristen Johnson I’m blessed to be the MOPS (Mothers Of Preschoolers) coordinator for my community. Each year, we have a theme to focus our meetings around.This year, our theme is a Fierce Flourishing. MOPS encourages us to notice goodness, celebrate lavishly, and embrace rest. Great concept for this year.  I’m really enjoying […]

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Doubt Vs. Truth

Doubt Vs. Truth

By Kristen Johnson. Harvest is nearing a close here in Minnesota. Some rain has slowed us down a bit, but, hey, that is giving me a chance to write this! I’ll take it! The harvest season is always a rough time for me. It is really a time of year that God uses to work […]

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A Day in the Kitchen

A Day in the Kitchen

By Kristen Johnson-Well, harvest is now in full swing. Gone are my carefree days of doing what the kids and I wanted to do. Now, we are kept busy with the demands of helping with harvest. Last Saturday began like most of our Saturdays do. We all got up at our usual time, and I […]