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The Best Place to Be.

I was restless. There were so many things bopping around in my mind. I had free time, but I didn't know where to start. There are a lot of projects on my plate right now, but I wasn't sure how to prioritize them. Pray. That's what came to my mind to do. So I sat… Continue reading The Best Place to Be.

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The Honor to Love

When I was younger, I expected that the way I would pour out love would be as a wife and mother. This has not yet been God's plan for me. However, He has given me countless other opportunities to love. I thought about the number of places I go each day, and the amount of… Continue reading The Honor to Love

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Why I Have Journaled for 17 Years.

I have kept a journal for about 17 years. There were seasons of life when I was more consistent in writing than others, but I have always had a journal that I've been writing in. I definitely recommend journaling to anyone! Journaling has brought many emotional and spiritual benefits to my life. (I hope so,… Continue reading Why I Have Journaled for 17 Years.

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You Are Never Alone

It seems that many people feel alone. In a world that is supposedly very connected, people are feeling more isolated and depressed than ever.┬áThe suicide rate in the USA has increased. I'm not sure about the statistics in other countries, but I do know that even one person taking their life, or even feeling that… Continue reading You Are Never Alone

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Success, and The Big Difference

"Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up."-Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 The past few years have been quite a journey in regards to the relationship area… Continue reading Success, and The Big Difference

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Lessons I’ve Learned About Dating/Courtship in My 20’s.

As I inch very close to turning 30, I've been reflecting about what I've learned about dating and relationships in my 20's. It's been quite a journey! I only want the person God has for me from now on--and no one else! Perhaps you're trying to figure out this whole get to marriage thing, too?… Continue reading Lessons I’ve Learned About Dating/Courtship in My 20’s.

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The Gratitude Groove

Lately, I'm trying to get into the "gratitude groove." What's that, you ask? To me, it's a way of life in which I'm continually praising God. It's the practice of remembering, every single day, to praise God for new blessings, and for those blessings that I experience every single day. There is one notable way… Continue reading The Gratitude Groove

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Because of Who They Were, I Am.

Lately I've been filled with gratitude. I've been pondering how I got to where I am today. I think about the people who contributed to raising me during childhood. They sacrificed so much for me, and still do. Many of them are still supporting me, praying for me, and cheering me on. Without them, I… Continue reading Because of Who They Were, I Am.

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Battling Insomnia & Getting a Good Night’s Sleep.

Lately I've heard many people mention their inability to sleep at night. This is a frustrating problem! Sleep is crucial to our physical and mental well-being, as well as our ability to fulfill our daily tasks. Insomnia isn't normally something I struggle with, but unfortunately I've also had my recent bouts of it. There are… Continue reading Battling Insomnia & Getting a Good Night’s Sleep.

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Lent: A Fruitful Desert.

We often speak of Lent in terms of a desert. For 40 days, Jesus withdrew to the desert to fast and pray. We do the same, though figuratively speaking. For the 40 days of Lent, we devote ourselves to increased prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. For awhile now, I've realized that I need to cut down… Continue reading Lent: A Fruitful Desert.