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I'm overwhelmed.


Overwhelm! It’s a thing, right? Which makes it a noun and an epic one when it’s coming at you like a freight train. We’re only a few days into 2018 and I’ve felt overwhelmed already. I’m not surprised. As a firstborn, Type A, overachiever with a side-order of scatterbrained creativity, I learned how to fight…

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youre wasting your time


Are you doing what you love?  I hope you are! But if your life is anything like mine you may find yourself, at some point, NOT doing what you love. Can I get an amen?! Sometimes no matter how hard we work, or how much we learn, or how we persevere in pursuit of a…

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give her wings

For When You Want Her To Fly

“I’ll make her fly,” I said. “I was made for this.” Then I thought, “I’ll teach her to fly.” “Five easy steps and she’ll be on her way.” Finally, I decided, “I’ll show her how to fly.” “Just watch me and you’ll know the way.” But she didn’t fly. How could she fly with no…

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baggage, marriage problems

Marriage Monday ~ How to Deal with the Baggage

If you’ve traveled recently, then you probably know that too much baggage can cost you. In a marriage relationship, the price might be even higher; but, it doesn’t have spoil the journey. We all have baggage. It’s part of being human. This week’s recommended resource: Sacred Marriage: What If God Designed Marriage to Make Us…

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Marriage Monday square Ep 4 confession

Marriage Monday ~ The Two Shall Be One

What did God intend when he said in Genesis 2:24, “For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife; and they shall become one flesh”? Was He simply referring to the marriage ceremony when a man and woman are pronounced husband and wife? Let’s take a…

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Marriage Monday ep 3 square

Marriage Monday ~ Marriage Problems

God’s Plan for Marriage God’s plan for marriage is not a mystery. He states His plan clearly in the opening chapters of His Word. So the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon the man, and while he slept took one of his ribs and closed up its place with flesh. And the…

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Why I don't quit square

Why I Don’t Quit

Quitting is easy. Except when it comes to sugar. Impossible I tell you. I’ve tried (sort of) with little success. I’m not sorry though especially since Maddie just made homemade Blueberry Pie Bars. Quitting is easy. I’ve quit plenty of times in my life. Recently, I told you Why I Quit {and why you should,…

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Marriage Monday square Ep 2 confession

Marriage Monday Episode #2~A Confession (or two)

Welcome to Marriage Monday! My goal for this series is to encourage you whether you’ve been married five months or fifty years. I believe happily-ever-after is possible and with God’s help you can have a marriage worth celebrating. We hope you enjoyed our second video. Clearly, we are not running a high tech operation here…

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