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About cedarbranch

Welcome to Cedar Branch! Written By: Randa Smith. Randa loves Jesus, hubby: Barat, kids: Shiloh and Silas, decorating and repurposing. She spends the rest of her free time with her family and friends, shopping, drinking lattes and putting in as little effort as possible to stay mildly fit. Happy Reading!

Hope for the Dreamers: What I Learned From the Life of Joseph

God can and does redeem spilled dreams. Continue reading

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Tea Parties and Good Samaritans

My daughter and I explore what it means to be like The Good Samaritan. “She began to see that a neighbor isn’t just defined by those on our street, our family, or even our social circles. She began to understand that “neighbor” meant something much more broadly. A neighbor was anyone who needs our love, mercy, and compassion.” Continue reading

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The Silence Before the Storm

Lent was beginning to feel like checking boxes on a chore chart. I knew that wasn’t what I wanted from lent and it wasn’t what I wanted with Jesus. So I tried something new. Continue reading

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Birch Wood Wall Art (It’s Free People!)

This project utilizes birch wood slices to make unique, fun, and free wall art. Continue reading

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Pretty in Peacock-Kid Friendly Wall Art Project

Kid- Friendly, Budget Friendly Weekend Wall Decor Project 🙂 Continue reading

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DIY Foyer

Scroll Down to get straight to instructions for a DIY Plank Frame Backdrop! Fantastical Foyer What do you want to experience as you enter a friend’s home? How about when they enter into your home? I think of the foyer as an … Continue reading

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God’s Promises and Our Expectations

How have you responded to the things God has promised you in contrast with the things you expected God to give you? Continue reading

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