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Learning to Forgive Like Christ (PS- It’s Harder Than I Thought)

Forgiveness. A concept that I have always struggled with. A practice that, as of recently, I thought I had pretty much down-pat. I was wrong. I recently had to grapple with my understanding & practice of forgiveness. Someone close to me hurt me severely…& when I hurt, I hurt deep & long. I told myself… Continue reading Learning to Forgive Like Christ (PS- It’s Harder Than I Thought)

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5 Mindsets to Own Today to Help You Get Out of Debt

Let’s talk about debt. It stinks. No one likes it but just about everyone has it. It makes you like a slave to whoever you owe. Every decision you make ends up being influenced by it. So, if we all hate paying more than necessary for the things we purchase, if we hate being influenced… Continue reading 5 Mindsets to Own Today to Help You Get Out of Debt

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The Blessing of Life’s Seasonal Travel Buddies

Life is so crazy. Sometimes I look back & wonder how I made it to where I am…or even how I made it this far. I look back & see so many life-seasons I have gone through. There have been good seasons & bad seasons. Some seem like they lasted forever & others flew by… Continue reading The Blessing of Life’s Seasonal Travel Buddies

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My Own “Land for Which I Did Not Labor”

“I have given you a land for which you did not labor, & cities which you did not build, & you dwell in them; you eat of the vineyards & olive groves which you did not plant. Now, therefore, fear the Lord, serve Him in serenity & in truth, & put away the gods which… Continue reading My Own “Land for Which I Did Not Labor”

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The Power of Looking to Others, Pt 2

As much as looking to others can lead to inspiration & motivation…it can also bring up just as much negativity….especially in today’s society when our culture is SOOOOOOO saturated in social media the best #instaphoto or cutest #selfie. If we’re not careful…looking to others in the wrong way can lead to more damage in life… Continue reading The Power of Looking to Others, Pt 2

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The Power of Looking to Others, Pt 1

Looking to others can inspire. You can see qualities in those around you- qualities that you want to become yourself. You can look around & see people working hard, striving to become something great, accomplishing unimaginable things. Looking to others can move you to look inward & change yourself. It’s part of the word- inspiration…in…spirit…when… Continue reading The Power of Looking to Others, Pt 1

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The Best Kind of Make-up…

I am a people-watcher… No…I’m not the creepy person standing at your window or invading your bubble…I just enjoy humanity. I enjoy candid humanity- watching people’s reactions, expressions, how they live in the moment when they’re not worried about anyone around them…not because they generally don’t care, but more because they’re unaware. There’s just something… Continue reading The Best Kind of Make-up…