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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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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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Recent Reads from September 2017

So recently I have cut out almost 100% of the TV I used to watch. I have given myself a “TV allowance” of no more than 2 hours per week (with NO rollover minutes!!). I’ve done this because I have found that the more TV I watch, the more I want to watch & the… Continue reading Recent Reads from September 2017

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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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Re-Catching a Fire Lost…

I used to be long distance track runner when I was in high school. I loved it. I could run miles upon miles, non-stop. But something in me changed. Life happened. When I was in high school, I allowed a circumstance that hurt me deeply to begin to define who I was. In thinking about… Continue reading Re-Catching a Fire Lost…

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28-Day Scripture Memory Challenge

“Your word I have hidden in my heart, that I might not sin against You.” -Psalm 119:11 Many of us who call ourselves Christians, we attend church, sing songs, read our Bible, & pray. Some of us, who call ourselves Christians, do these things regularly…some do them sparingly. What if, one day, our freedom to… Continue reading 28-Day Scripture Memory Challenge

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Thoughts, Quotes, & Spiritual Nuggets from “The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe”

Yes, I know..it seems like a simple read that I probably should have read, I don’t know, 15 years ago? But here’s the thing, when I was a kid I got through CS Lewis’s “The Magician’s Nephew” and never made it any further. I know…it’s terrible. I’ve seen the movies (the super old ones) and… Continue reading Thoughts, Quotes, & Spiritual Nuggets from “The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe”