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Are You Neglecting to Feed Your Spirit

Are You Neglecting to Feed Your Spirit

Everything has an indicator these days to let us know when it’s running on low on energy. Our cars tell us through a bright gas light and our cell phone has a popup. Even our stomachs growl when it’s time to eat, but do we know when our spirit is running on empty. For many […]

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How To Be Content Where You Are Right Now

How To Be Content Where You Are Right Now

Have you ever thought about asking God how this season is a part of your story? I questioned mine a few weeks ago as I ended a long day at my day job. In my frustration I just couldn’t see how this present season is leading me to where I want to be?  It can […]

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What To Do When You Want To Fit In

What To Do When You Want To Fit In

She stood at the chalkboard looking at every student waiting for someone for a response. I looked down trying not t meet her gaze even though I knew the answer. I knew the other kids didn’t like it when I answered the questions in class, so today I was determined to be silent. Maybe if […]

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How to Have A Grateful Heart

How to Have A Grateful Heart

The aroma of fried turkey and mac and cheese fills our house every holiday season. Mom has been in the kitchen since last night prepping and preparing the sides. While dad has been in the backyard dropping turkeys full of the family’s secret sauce into hot oil. Over the years preparing our thanksgiving meal has […]

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Why it’s Hard to Be Superwoman

Why it’s Hard to Be Superwoman

Have you ever felt like the weight of the world was on your shoulders? Yesterday the call to be Superwoman became too much. I try to do it all and wear all my hats with class and poise. Usually I can handle it, my background in writing with a deadline had helped me thrive under […]

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What To Do When You Need Advice

What To Do When You Need Advice

Who are you turning to first when you’re faced with a problem and need advice? Recently the Holy Spirit checked me on this because I don’t always go to Jesus first. In times of trouble my instinct is to either try to figure it out on my own or ask family and friends for help. […]

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How To Allow Jesus Into Your Heart

How To Allow Jesus Into Your Heart

I’m not immune to what it’s like to live with walls around my heart. Life has provided moments of heartbreak and disappointment along the way and I’ve had to learn some hard lessons. Over the years I learned how to guard my heart and not to get too attached. While these defense mechanisms protect me […]

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Where Is Your Attention?

Where Is Your Attention?

Do you feel that it’s a constant struggle to get things done? Lately I’ve felt like my time with God is getting pushed back because I don’t have the time. However, when I look at my schedule it’s not that I don’t have the time but I’m honestly distracted. How do we keep our attention […]

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Step Out On Faith

Step Out On Faith

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” Sounds easier said than done, but recently I was faced with choosing between either faith or fear. The question I had to ask myself is do I trust God enough to keep going even […]

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Stop, Start, Continue 2016

Stop, Start, Continue 2016

While many people are in the implementation phase of their new year’s resolutions, I’m pleased to say that I’m not. This year I’ve opted to do a Start, Stop, and Continue list compared to doing a vision board or list of resolutions. I’m doing this because I didn’t want a list of new goals to accomplish, […]

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