LaDawn’s Book Picks

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With February being “I Love to Read Month” I thought I’d take the chance to highlight a few of my favorite books.   I know as moms it’s hard to find time to sit down and read a book.  And when we do finally get to put … Read More

The Motherhood Dance

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Hi!  My name is Jen.  I am married to my handsome farmer, Andrew, of 13.5 years and we have four pretty awesome kids.  Katie is 10, Hannah is 7, Eli is 5 and Natalie is 3.  Isn’t it true that we all have dreams of … Read More

Dealing With Other People’s Kids

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We made a blog based on some awesome tips Thom had for teaching and volunteering with other peoples kids. (that can even help in your own home!) Check it out if you missed it in the chapel!  

Motherhood: Journey to Trust & Obey 

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  Mommy – Something I’ve wanted to be for as long as I can remember. After all, isn’t it all snuggles, smiles, laughing, and playing Lego? I mean, I’m sure the poopy diapers aren’t that bad and can’t my husband take care of any puking … Read More

Fasting and Motherhood

LaDawn DuerksenSelah1 Comment

  I still remember the very first time I food fasted for a full day.  I was in my 3rd year of university and attending a prayer group led by a cute boy (now my husband).  He had shared his experiences with fasting and encouraged … Read More

Don’t Give Up- A Story Of Motherhood

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I didn’t expect it to be painful to think back to my early years as a mom. As I thought about what to write for this, I realized I have blocked a lot of that time out and choose to only remember the pieces I … Read More

A Motherhood Story Of Learning To Trust

Guest AuthorSelah5 Comments

by Terra-Lee Wilson   Growing​ ​up​ ​I​ ​had​ ​many​ ​different​ ​ideas​ ​of​ ​what​ ​I​ ​wanted​ ​to​ ​do​ ​with​ ​my​ ​life,​ ​but​ ​one​ ​thing​ ​that​ ​stayed​ ​the same​ ​was​ ​my​ ​desire​ ​to​ ​be​ ​a​ ​mom.​ ​My​ ​journey​ ​into​ ​motherhood​ ​was​ ​my​ ​dream​ ​come​ ​true……..and​ ​my revelation​ ​about​ … Read More

My Journey of Motherhood

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by Kendra Hiebert I feel like my journey into motherhood had a slower start, as we waited 6 years after we got married before we started trying to get pregnant. Once we started it was anything but slow! We had four kids in 5 years … Read More

A Fostering Testimony

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Guest Author – Julie Warkentin Southland’s impact on our decision to foster was huge! No one there ever told us we should foster or adopt, though sometimes people wonder if they do because of the high percentage of families who do. What we are taught … Read More

God’s Love Changes Us

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A story of how God changed a mother by revealing His love to her.  By Charissa Barnard   [Charissa has been a Selah mom for 5 years and part of the Core Team for 2. She has headed up our Tots program for the past 2 … Read More

When Your Kid Just Won’t Listen…

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You know those times where you feel like your kid just won’t listen and you have no idea what else to do? We have a few tips for you up on the vlog today. Check it out!  

A Story of Redemption in Motherhood

Guest AuthorSelah14 Comments

My motherhood journey did not start off according to plan. I was not following Jesus when my boyfriend (now husband) and I got pregnant just before I turned 17. I remember being filled with fear as those little pink lines appeared on the test. When … Read More

The Mother is the Thermostat of the Home

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If mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy! We all know it’s true! Whatever emotion you are feeling as a mom has the tendency to spill over onto the rest of the people in your home. That’s because God has programmed into us these things called … Read More

Selah’s Missionary Mom

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Selah’s Missionary Mom Jonathan, Deborah and Laura Bourbeau serving in Latvia with Greater Europe Mission Joining you lovely ladies at Selah last January was such a blessing!  Being a first-time mom on the mis​sion ​field where there is no such thing as a mom’s group … Read More

Learning To Lean On The Rock

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I don’t remember ever dreaming about being a mom. It’s not that I didn’t want to be a mom, I just didn’t think and plan and dream about it. But somewhere in the deep, dark, unconscious recesses of my brain I must have thought I … Read More

Words of Wisdom: From Moms. To Moms.

LaDawn DuerksenSelah2 Comments

(by the moms of the Selah Summer Mentoring Group, 2017) This past summer as I (LaDawn) was packing to move, I came across a box of index cards. They were from my first baby shower and contained words of advice from my friends and family. … Read More

My Motherhood Journey So Far

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The other night at supper, I looked around my table and had one of those moments of unbelief: I have 4 kids! When Kris and I first got married, I wasn’t sure I wanted kids. I loved my independence and freedom. I liked my clean … Read More

Coping With Angry Outbursts

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So, I admit, anger is my most major character flaw…. As I journey through dealing with this issue in my life and growing, I figured I’d share my 3 favourite ways to go from mad to intentionally investing in my kids. All with them! How … Read More