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Embracing Courage Rather Than Your Comfort Zone

On July 26, 2018

“You can choose courage or you can choose comfort, but you can’t have both.” -Brene Brown I was so encouraged by that quote. I printed it out and put it above my desk determined to choose courage rather than comfort. But the courage never seemed to come. I spent the next few months in my all-too-familiar comfort zone, watching my…

Faith / Holiday

4 Things About Easter Judas Never Experienced

On March 25, 2018

I’ve been reading the historical fiction book Iscariot: A Novel of Judas by Tosca Lee. It is interesting to think about what Judas may have been like and his motivations that led to him betraying Jesus. But all I could think about while reading (and maybe it’s because I’m reading it during Holy Week, just before Resurrection Sunday) is how Judas missed…

Faith / Marriage

Embracing Our Roles To Cultivate a Godly Marriage

On February 12, 2018

I love my husband dearly. Bur like most couples, we are opposites in many ways.  One area where we really struggled in our marriage, where we had a number of arguments about, is the fact that my husband loves structure, organization, and a person working hard. As for me, I joke that “I put the pro in procrastination.” I’m totally…

Faith / Spiritual Victory

How Comparison Keeps Us From God’s Best

On December 6, 2017

We all do it.  We compare ourselves to others.  We view something someone has or does as better than us.  And we feel jealous and insecure.  But then we compare ourselves to someone else and we find we’re better at something than them, and so we judge them and feel better about ourselves.  We’re continually trying to keep the scale…

Encouragement / Faith

5 Ways to Draw Near to God When He Feels Far Away

On December 1, 2017

You love God with all your heart and soul and mind, and then life happens.  Whether it’s the busyness of life, or something painful happened in your life, it’s not hard to find yourself not connecting with God like you did before.  God feels far away, and your desire to read your Bible or pray or go to church is…

Faith / Holiday / Printables / Special needs parenting

Exchanging Your Expectations For the Beauty of God’s Plan This Christmas

On November 24, 2017

On Thanksgiving we sit around a table with family and friends, eat way too much delicious food, and think about all the blessings in our lives. It’s honestly one of my favorite holidays, because we slow down enough to truly enjoy what’s around us, to recognize all the good things in our lives. And then we wake up the next day,…

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