Get up or Give up?

Lately I’ve been seeing some pretty in-your-face rebuttals against Rachel Hollis’ best selling book, Girl Wash Your Face. I don’t ...
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Godly Self-Care: Caring for humans

Earlier this week I had a chance to speak to our mom's group about self-care. I started the morning with ...
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Word for 2019

I don’t know if it’s a Christian thing or not, but we make a big deal about choosing your “WORD” ...
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Wide open spaces

It’s been quiet on the blog this last month - even though we ramped down the hustle of Christmas, it ...
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Deny yourself… and then what?

DENY YOURSELF, TAKE UP YOUR CROSS AND FOLLOW ME. This verse reverberates in the air as the pastor challenges us ...
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Journaling for beginners

I love journaling.  I've kept a diary since grade 2 (and recently threw away three BOXES of old diaries when ...
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Living in God’s House

One thing I ask from the Lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of ...
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Mental Health Exercises

When I was a kid, we had a cassette (wow that dates me!) that played this catchy little ditty I ...
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Declaring Truth – the power of positive affirmation

I had a God-moment the other day.  I had just faced some rejection that left me feeling beaten down and ...
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4 Books for the Weary Soul

I love to read.  It’s always been my go-to for a break from reality.  I go through fiction books like ...
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One Small Thing that changes everything

Benjamin Davies I’m in a season of change.  Some of that change has been drastic, and out of my control ...
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Purposeful Self-Care that leads to wholeness

Austin Schmid Is relaxing the same as self-care? I was lamenting to my husband that I’m having a hard time ...
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Getting Up (again)

Miles Farnsworth I’m writing from my summer “office” today - a place with no walls, bordered by aspens whose leaves ...
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Saving Summer

Jay Wennington Summer begins Tomorrow is the kids last day of school. I've been looking forward to summer all year ...
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Learning to Run

I should maybe start by confessing that I hate exercise.  I have tried, and failed, at so many forms of ...
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On falling apart and learning to Sabbath

Life is in the midst of change for me, this season. It started by the worst of all betrayals: that ...
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