life, My Faith

Changing a mindset

This week has been all about learning to live in the moment, learning to breathe and just focusing on enjoying some of the amazing parts of life. This week has been a blessing, a blessing from which I'm exhausted but a blessing nonetheless. It's been a nice change after the last several weeks. I still… Continue reading Changing a mindset

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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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Goals are a road map

About a month ago, we had goals weekend. During this weekend we were to set goals, personally and for our group. I set my goals weeks before because I felt inspired to do so then. Also, if you've read previous blogs, you know that was probably divine intervention because had I waited until Goals Weekend… Continue reading Goals are a road map

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Has anyone seen hope?

I've been tasked with a...well a task. I have two weeks to come up with my story, or whatever story I'm supposed to tell to my group. To be fair, this was partially my idea, so I have no one to blame but myself. We're reading Remember God by Annie F. Downs. And I kind… Continue reading Has anyone seen hope?

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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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Still learning (again)

The end of the year always brings contemplation. What did we learn this year? What do we hope to do next year? As one of my people and I start planning our "Goals Weekend" for January (more on this later), I think it has made me think more about this year and where we're headed.… Continue reading Still learning (again)