Who You Are – Free Printable

The Difference Is

“The difference between who you are & who you want to be is what you do!” I love that quote so much because it’s true.  Painfully true.  Inspirationally true.  {So inspiring that I made up a word for it – inspirationally!} If you like it too you might enjoy this free printable I’ve made.  You can […]


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5 Important Lessons from Ants

Go to the ant...

I love ants.  Weird, right?  They are fascinating creatures!  If you ever get an opportunity to see a Discovery channel show on them check it out.  These little guys can care up to seven times their own body weight!  Not to mention the complex communities they set up where each ant plays a role.  They’re […]


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It’s Not Just Me

Friendship is born - so true!

When you are going through something in life.. that “something” that seems to take up every spare inch inside of your heart, soul, and mind…and you finally get the courage to speak up about it or write about it – are you surprised when you find out others are going through something similar? That you […]


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Nature Has a Way

Nature has a way

Nature has a way of removing the complexities of life.  That’s so true, isn’t it? This merry-go-round of life has been whirling ferociously lately and taking a moment to sit in the sun has helped tremendously.  It’s amazing what a little grass between your toes can do! I hope you have a wonderful relaxing Mother’s […]


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Dressed and Draped

Overwhelmed with Joy

This post is written from my long time friend, Angela.  I hope it will be a blessing to you. “I am overwhelmed with joy in the Lord my God! For He has dressed me with the clothing of salvation, and draped me in a robe of righteousness.” Isaiah 61:10 (NLT) He has dressed me. My […]


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Faith – No Thicker Than a Spider’s Web

It's the strength of the anchor

“If your faith is fixed on Christ, though it seems to be in itself a line no thicker than a spider’s web, it will hold your soul throughout time and eternity.  For remember it is not the thickness of this cable of faith, it is the strength of the anchor which imparts strength to the […]


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How to Give Yourself Grace

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We all are asked to live a life of obedience, from birth until we die, yet obeying can be so difficult! We have to obey parents, we have to obey teachers, we have to obey employers…and we’ll always have to obey God. It is easy to get incredibly frustrated with how difficult it is to […]


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30 Days of Giving Challenge

30 Days of Giving Challenge

Do you have a giving heart or would you like to cultivate one?  Then join me in the 30 Day Giving Challenge! I’ve participated in this challenge for the past four years and each year it blesses me in unspeakable ways! Here’s the deal: The challenge is to give something to someone everyday in November.  The gifts can be anything given […]


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Good Work

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I’ve been thinking about work lately. Greater minds than mine have written about this, so I will step back from my own words at times in order that their words can speak. The idea of work has changed a great deal over the centuries, but more recently (relatively speaking) it has undergone a more dramatic […]


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I Don’t Want to Be Holy

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My middle child has been ridiculously punky lately. By “ridiculous” I mean “lying next to her older sister in bed and continuously punching her in the arm” and “kicking the chair mommy is sitting in and moving her feet closer and closer to mommy’s legs while looking straight at mommy with a scowl until she […]


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