Becoming Real

The Velveteen Rabbit is one of my favorite childhood stories.  It’s about a stuffed animal who desires to be real through the love of his kid owner.  Throughout the book, he is on a journey to find out what really makes a toy become alive. Below is one of the most famous passages of the entire book. “’Real […]

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Even if…He is still Good

I’m becoming increasingly hesitant to turn on the news channels. The looping news topics are about all things negative and fewer things to hope for.  If I ever wanted to feel bad about the world I live in, I can turn on the news for a guaranteed dose of disappointment.  Do you ever notice that what’s presented […]

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The Deepest Needs

Until God is enough for you, no one else will ever be. The deepest needs are the hardest met ones.  If you asked a group of people what their deepest needs are, they’d all probably give you a different answer.  Many people don’t even know what their deepest needs are, although they feel them continuously. But God is […]

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Raising Standards

This past Saturday, I went to brunch with a few girlfriends.  During our casual conversation, one of them (who’s been married for 5 years) was “giving advice” to another (who’s single and desiring to be married). In her advice, she told her that marriage was a business deal and should be treated as such by focusing on how […]

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The Definition of an Empowered Narrative

Having an empowered narrative is probably one of the sexiest things you can have – really. It’s not hidden nor is it to be taken lightly. This type of empowerment flows through your veins and seeps through your pores. Others can sense it on you. When you have an empowered narrative, you feel free because you are able […]

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4 Ways to Take Back Your Life

“The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.” Irene C. Kassorla Cluttered. Chaotic. Unsettled. Fatigued. Those are all the words that describe the way you feel when you realize things have gotten out of hand in your life. These words describe the heaviness that consumes your mind when you […]

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The Promise Keeper

“The Lord came to Sarah as He had said, and the Lord did for Sarah what He had promised.” Genesis 21:1 HCSB I want to share with you a love story about a woman named Sarah. Sarah was married and her husband was pretty established.  He loved her dearly and in return, she followed his […]

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