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Don’t Call Me Strong

A while back a good friend of mine paid me the compliment of calling me a strong woman. My mouth said, “Aw, well thank you,” but my brain rolled its invisible eyes & said, “Girl, don’t call me that…I am exhausted. I am a camel hair’s width away from breaking & withering on the inside.… Continue reading Don’t Call Me Strong

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For the Days You Feel Lost & Overwhelmed…

I don’t know about you but the past 2 months have been non-stop. Recently I’ve begun to feel very overwhelmed, & today was even more of a doozy than any of the previous days. I’ll be honest with you…with the sense of being overwhelmed that I’ve had & that I know is coming, I can… Continue reading For the Days You Feel Lost & Overwhelmed…

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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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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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What God Gave Me for My 27th Birthday…

I don’t know about ya’ll, but this past week has felt super hectic. Between being snowed inside by one of our lovely NC “snow”/*butreallyonlyice* storms for 3 days, enjoying my birthday, then heading back to work, I feel like I’ve just been goinggoingoingoingoing….hence, my delayed post today. Even still, this week was a week of… Continue reading What God Gave Me for My 27th Birthday…

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Life’s Landscapes Pt. 1: Don’t Give Up In The Desert

“Behold, I will do a new thing, now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it? I will even make a road in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. The beast of the field will honor Me, the jackals and the ostriches, because I give waters in the wilderness & rivers in the… Continue reading Life’s Landscapes Pt. 1: Don’t Give Up In The Desert