COURAGEOUS –MY WORD AND 10 2017 GOALS

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It’s overwhelming to me how much I love planning, dreaming, and strategizing. If I weren’t a believer, New Years Day would have to be my favorite holiday. There’s no hype. No pressure. No obligations. Just a beautifully clean slate and a year of possibility ahead. My heart! I shared a Facebook Live video yesterday about […]

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THINGS I SAY TO MY KIDS ALLTHETIME (THAT ADULTS SHOULD HEAR TOO)

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  “As long as your privates are covered and you’re warm enough, you can wear whatever brings you joy, sweetheart!” “You can say anything to God. He knows what you mean, even if it doesn’t come out the right way.” “You can do anything you put your mind to.” “It’s okay to cry.” “You need […]

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HEALTHY FROM THE INSIDE OUT

Getting healthy from the inside out

Diets, cleanses, fixes, detoxes … Until just a couple months ago my only response to these invitations was “yeah….NO thanks. I’m good!” (as I stuffed another scone in my mouth). I put myself into a category that I didn’t belong in. “Just fine.” “Healthy enough.” “Fit enough.” Food matters. Conviction was setting in. I knew […]

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MY MORNING ROUTINE AND DAILY AFFIRMATIONS

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I’ve enjoyed this last month more than I can put into words {think resting, reading, traveling} but the school year is finally here! This means I have some margin built-in to work on writing and speaking and getting back to business! (Score for a baby who still takes morning naps!) It also means that I […]

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ON WEEPING, WAILING, and WAITING

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Lamentation (n): the passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping.   I went to a NAMI support group a couple nights ago because I’m a big believer in support groups when you’re hurting.   They remind you that you’re not alone. You can sit and cry and “get” each other without even speaking a word.   […]

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IT’S NOT ALL OR NOTHING

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I’ve gotten lost lately. Lost in cyberspace. Lost in the world of “business-y moms.” Lost in the world of “better blogging webinars” and better pinterest/instagram/facebook/twitter use. Better websites. Better strategy. Better better better. More more more.  It threatens to drown me with all its goodness. It overwhelms me and makes me want to throw up […]

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GOD AT WORK WEDNESDAY: MARY’S STORY

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Life has been challenging lately. I can’t go into the details here and now, but I’m grateful to have a God at Work Wednesday for you because no matter the circumstances, God is still working! He is working even and especially in our trials. Read on, friend… “God really worked some amazing miracles in my life as ONLY […]

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