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Balance vs. Surrender

These words grabbed my attention immediately as my eyes worked across the screen.  A resounding YES bubbled up from my heart.  I’m tired of the messages, plans, worksheets that tell us we can do it all as long as we organize, manipulate and twist every minute of our day to squeeze everything out of it …

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JJ Heller and her husband Dave put out a video of a brand new song they had just written on New Year’s Day.  It went viral.  Check it out…. They sing… Let’s fight a good fight. Train our eyes to find the light.     and on they sing but I started wondering what a …

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  Over at the Tiny Twig, Hayley shares her monthly goals along with an update on the progress she made (or didn’t make) on the previous month’s goals.  I’m going to jump in here with her and let you in on what I’m working on…moving toward…hoping to accomplish.  Hayley calls these posts “Goals with Grace”. …

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Life without Ranch

I find ranch to be delightful.  It’s creamy (and we’ve established that I love creamy goodness..HERE), it has a tasty flavor and goes with a plethora of foods.  I’ve been enjoying ranch dip with my carrots this week and had homemade ranch on french fries this weekend.  Homemade ranch is the B.E.S.T.  I even started …

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The Lord will fight

I can trace it back to a worship tape in college…then a funeral…then another…this song that has captivated my heart and imagination for years.  The idea that my soul can be at peace and all can be well despite the circumstances at once beckons me and confounds me. The Bible speaks of it, Jesus preached …

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The more time I spend with God…THE WORD…the more hungry I am to know him deeply and connect with Him through what I’m reading.  I long to understand the truth it reveals about my Creator, Savior, maker of my heart and soul.  The reality, however, is that many days while I read I’m simultaneously rehearsing …

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3 ways to fight fear

When I was a younger woman…ahem…I had some notions about who I would be and what I might be like when I got “older” (like maybe say in my 40′s).  I imagined that I would have some things nailed down, frayed edges made smooth and dusty corners made tidy.  Fear would no longer be a …

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So, who are you, really?  Often when I think of this question, I would identify it more closely with younger people.  Tweens, teens and young adults who are learning about their personality, likes and dislikes, all of those traits that God threw in the mix when he created them. As the busyness of living life …

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All of this talk about friendships and relationships has got me thinking.  And then THIS BLOG POST showed up in my inbox talking about rejection. Relationships can be an incredible source of joy in our lives but they can also be a deep source of pain.  What are we to do when we feel rejected?  …

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Some things just take time.  We are all on a journey; learning as we go.  I hope by now you’ve learned a few things about relationships, people and hearts.  I know I have.  Those lessons should influence how we interact with others from friendships all the way to our marriages. A little over a year …

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