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  Do you ever wish you were something other than what you are?  This week I wished I was a basketball player.  Don’t laugh.  There are a million ways we wish we were different…wonder what our lives would look and feel like…if only.  Take some time this weekend to consider who you ARE…where you ARE….and …

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A Favorite Things Party:  A gathering of friends who all bring a set number of their favorite things that cost a set price.  Said friends enjoy food and fellowship and then swap their goodies.  Everyone goes home with  new items.   I had pinned this idea on Pinterest many moons ago.  It was one of …

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    I can’t seem to escape these words lately – Don’t despise small beginnings.  Words of wisdom, no doubt.  Why is it so hard to embrace the small and why do we wish for the small to be bigger?  Why does bigger seem better unless it means our pants size?  This weekend may we …

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It seemed to me that February flew by in a blur of snow and cold, off days with kids delayed or home from school.  I’m not sure where it went, but if I’m being honest, I’m glad it’s gone.  March brings with it a sense of hope…longer days…warmer temps…the smell of changing seasons even though …

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 Praying this weekend that when your insides feel cold and brittle as though they could blow over or crack like ice…may we see not just the now but the potential and the promise of what is to come.  We are not just who we are in this moment but we are a treasure trove of …

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It’s the weekend…cue the cheering and the deep exhales.  Turn off the alarms, linger over coffee, find time to be YOU and love YOURS. W.O.R.D.S.   The lie the taskmasters want you to swallow is that you cannot rest until your work’s all done, and done better than you’re currently doing it.  But the truth …

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  By the time you are reading this, I will be in Austin, TX at the IF Gathering.  There will be more to come on that trip I’m sure but until then, here’s some weekend goodness. Help us use the weekend change of schedule to CONNECT more deeply with YOU and our people..family..friends..loves.  May we …

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G.L.A.D.N.E.S.S. I have been working on knitting some wonder and joy into the small regular moments of life.  One way I’m doing that is by putting items around my house that I will encounter regularly that make me smile.  Here are two of my current faves: I read about these candles on a blog before …

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What I Learned in January

I L.O.V.E. learning and growing for all sorts of different reasons.  If you need a reason to keep things fresh in your life, here you go…. I have heard it said that the reason it feels like life is going faster and faster is that there are no longer new experiences to create new feelings …

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H.U.S.H. Jesus, help us find rest this weekend.  Not the kind of “rest” where we force our bodies to be still while on the inside we are still scurrying and doing and striving and chaotic…. but the kind of rest where when your body stops so does your mind and your soul exhales too and …

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