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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 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…

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Where I’ve Been in 2017

If you haven’t noticed…I’ve been somewhat absent in my writing through 2017. Honestly…with my full-time 4-day-on/4-day-off schedule this year has been a little journey for me…I have been finding it difficult to figure out a routine for myself. My days on & off shift by a day every week so it can sometimes be difficult to… Continue reading Where I’ve Been in 2017

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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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Come & See Pt.2: The Danger of Choosing the Fig Tree Over the Call

On Friday I talked about an encounter between 2 of Jesus’ disciples, Philip & Nathanael, & the importance of sharing the Gospel with the people we encounter regularly. The encounter, in John 1:43-46 didn’t end there. It proceeds with Nathanael going with Philip to┬ámeet Jesus…& we’ll pick up the story there… “Nathanael said to Him,… Continue reading Come & See Pt.2: The Danger of Choosing the Fig Tree Over the Call

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Don’t Be So Busy You Miss the Jewels of Life

  Sometimes I feel like my life is insane & crazy busy. I work a full time job, help my husband with his business, run my own small business, write a blog, take care of our home, & all sorts of other little things. It’s really easy in all of that to start to live… Continue reading Don’t Be So Busy You Miss the Jewels of Life