4 Famous Quotes to Live by This Year

It’s that time of year when most people around the world think of new year’s resolutions to commit to.  One thing that’s been on my heart is the idea of a new year, new you. I believe that this year will be one that will increase our faith and our hope for a life better than […]

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Single and Single-Minded

“I’m single-minded in pursuit of you; don’t let me miss the road signs you’ve posted.” Psalm 119:10 MSG Being single and secretly hoping for a spouse is incredibly burdensome.  During the holidays, all I want to do is wait for the time to pass so that I can get back to “normal” life – the […]

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Start Your Day with a Vow

  I woke up this morning with this thought on my heart.  The way we begin our days is everything.  It determines our navigation for the remainder of the day.  This morning, I’m making a declaration: I will remain in each moment and recognize the beauty within it. I will recognize how God is using […]

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Dear God, Here’s My Wishlist

I’m unashamed to admit that I also really enjoy the gift-giving of Christmas.  In fact, a few weeks ago, my dad said the infamous words to that my brother and I anticipate every year: “Write a list of the things you guys want for Christmas so that I know what to buy.” There are so many […]

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Freedom Starts Here

From time to time, I like to begin my week with a quote that I believe will carry me through the good and bad of what is to come in the next seven days.  I stumbled upon this quote pretty randomly, but haven’t stopped thinking about it since…   I want to be free of […]

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The Rescue Game

I remember when I was a new manager several years ago.  I was between two mental spaces: I was so ambitious about doing a good job and getting recognized, and at the same time, I was eager to learn how to be the best manager for my employees.  Now, I thought to myself, I get […]

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The Blessings of Generations

I was probably about eighteen years old  when I discovered my mom’s journal.  I certainly wasn’t looking for it – I just happened to notice it nestled between the hundreds of books on our wall-length bookshelves.  Every so often, I went to the lower level of our house to peruse the books to see if there was […]

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