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So let’s just say I didn’t do to sporty on my own test.  The questions I asked HERE about what parts of us need tending to and caring for hit a little close to home in my own heart.  And in the figuring out of things, I’ve connected a few dots that just might make …

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You are a good girl.  A loving mother, sister, friend, employee, employer, spouse, auntie, cousin…we could go on and on listing the roles that you fulfill to the many people that you impact and influence.  And we are repeatedly told in direct and subtle ways that to fulfill these roles to the best of our …

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IF She Lets Go….

She’s on her knees in the darkened room.  What everyone else is doing doesn’t much matter.  God’s voice is as unique and individual as the hearts of the gathered women.  Tears fall hot as she whispers the truth she wishes he didn’t know…forehead pressed against the concrete barrier in front of her.  Of course he …

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There are definitely times in my life when God starts to bring a theme to the forefront of my heart and thinking.  Rarely is it a smooth or simple process but rather a tumbling of thoughts, ideas, experiences and things I’ve heard or read.  It may start as a niggling in the back of my …

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Heartblind

Have you seen this from Febreeze?  Noseblind.   The kids and I were watching something on TV and a Febreeze commercial came on.  The concept of the whole 2 minutes was that people become noseblind.  Noseblind is the inability to detect the accumulated smells in ones environment even though others can. Silly, yes, but as …

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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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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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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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