Carey Bailey

Devotionals, Prayer/Prayer Requests

Judgemental Prayer.

It had been a rough morning. It was my ONE day of the week I get to spend all day with the kids so I needed to do SOMETHING to try to redeem the day for us.  I took them to one of those play areas inside a mall  – we had never done that before. We got there and both kids excitedly ran in and were having a grand time. I immediately went into observation mode. Some caregivers (I don’t want to assume they were moms) were sitting around the perimeter on the phone, some were chit chatting  ...

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Happy Happy Mother’s Day

I am honored to be serving as the guest writer on {in}courage for Mother’s Day! Seriously, thrilled! If you are visiting from {in}courage WELCOME to Cravings! I hope you will peek around, stay awhile and visit again. I would suggest checking out the Wednesday series called Craving Fruit and a brand new Tuesday Series called Body Talk. Again, thanks for visiting. I hope I can get to know you better and your journey to desiring God in the midst of motherhood.p.s. – I have a  ...

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A mothers tears

I sat with a friend tonight. A fellow mom. The tears gushed, spilled, flooded, and there was no stopping them. Words like: Failure Overwhelmed Tired Non-stop Unable Need more time flowed from her mouth. I have been there. Can I assume you have been there too? There was NOTHING I could do to stop it. The negatives were untrue!  But in that moment, all I could do was be an ear to hear. It is in those times of feeling worthless that I need this: “For it is by grace you have been saved, through  ...

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Motherhood/Parenting, Reviews

THE “motherload” of Giveaways!

Mother’s Day is a week away and you ALL deserve a treat!  Which means let’s have a giveaway week! Here are my intentions: 1. Bless you with a few things you would enjoy but might never buy yourself. 2. Share the Cravings community with others. 3. Give some love to the fabulous giveaway sponsors. What is up for grabs? Set of Cravings devotional cards (to be released in August), $40.00 gift card to Pampered Chef, Soriee Stud earrings from Stella & Dot, $15.00 store credit to Fresh Chick  ...

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