life, My Faith

Only forward is the battle cry

What if this thing that feels like a curse, a hindrance, is actually a blessing? What if dropping the pretense of perfection actually takes me to the place God has wanted me all along? What if...? It amazes me the number of people who struggle--well adjusted, strong women. These are women I've seen God use… Continue reading Only forward is the battle cry

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The time I almost gave up

The story I'm gonna tell might scare some folk. I'm aware. (ie...Mom...I'm fine. You don't need to pack.). But stick it out to the end; it'll be worth it. Last night I found the bottom of the pit. I told you this week had been bad. I was not feeling well, I was overwhelmed, I've… Continue reading The time I almost gave up

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I believe in evolution

Woah. Calm down. I was not about to get into some theological science debate when I made that title, but did it get your attention? What I mean to say is I believe in my evolution as a person, and yours too. I think if we are doing life right we are constantly analyzing and… Continue reading I believe in evolution

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Good things still end

I have a favorite podcast that comes out on Tuesdays. It's called "The Next Right Thing" by Emily P. Freeman. I love it because it's short (usually 15 minutes or less), but it's power packed. I also love the calm of her voice. It suits me on Tuesdays. That's not to say some of the… Continue reading Good things still end

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Goals and things

The last couple of days have been about evaluating 2018 and looking for ways to go into 2019 better. I know; we're already in 2019. But, not by much and I'm learning that good things take time. In about 3 weeks, my people and I will embark on "Goals Weekend", a weekend to learn, get… Continue reading Goals and things