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How To Make the Most Out of Your Summer Season

By on June 8, 2017 in Personal Growth with 1 Comment

It’s like I blinked and summer was over! This is what I sound like pretty much every August just before the school year starts. Ever been there? You start the summer months with all of these fabulous ideas and projects in mind, only to feel like the entire season was a blur! Maybe you tend […]

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Advice To My 20 Year Old Self

By on January 19, 2017 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

Advice To My 20 Year Old Self By the time this is published, I will have hit a milestone: 40 years of life. James writes, “For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away” (Jms 4:14). Every birthday, I can hear my Mom saying, “Each year is a gift from the […]

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The Secrets of Self-Harm

By on September 1, 2016 in Emotions, Women's Issues with 2 Comments

She sat in my office stiff and straight-backed looking down at my desk as though something was keeping this 16 year old girls’ rapt attention. She twirled her hair. She bit her lip. She looked at her shoes. She fussed with the sleeves of the sweater she was wearing … in August … in Florida. […]

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Choosing to Commit to a Summer of Contentment

By on May 31, 2016 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

Developing a heart of contentment can be challenging even in the midst of the summer season when the living is supposed to be “easy”. Contentment is defined as “having an ease of mind or satisfaction.”[1] Contentment, from a biblical perspective, is much more than mere satisfaction with life. For the Christian woman the dictionary definition […]

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Using Minutes to Achieve Your Goals

By on January 21, 2016 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

Start right with being sure that God—and your personal time with Him—is the priority in your life. Even the Lord Jesus said “no” to some “good” requests for His time. He was committed to the Father’s overall plan and submitted to that plan not because He had to do so, but because He “delighted” to do […]

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Intentional Contentment In A Never-Ever-Satisfied Culture

By on August 4, 2015 in Personal Growth with 2 Comments

Texas just recorded its wettest May ever. In fact, so did the entire United States, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Since, in North Texas, we’ve been under drought conditions steadily since 2012 to the point of government-enforced watering restrictions, you’d think an uptick in rain would be welcome news. But, I […]

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Are You Persuading or Are You Polarizing?

By on May 19, 2015 in Culture, Personal Growth with 3 Comments

When it comes to sharing your beliefs and opinions, are you persuasive or are you polarizing? In my personal experience, it’s easy to get them confused. Sometimes we think that zinger of a Facebook post or that Twitter tirade is championing a cause, when in reality, all we really accomplish is alienating those who disagree. […]

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How to {Emotionally} Survive The Holidays

By on December 11, 2014 in Emotions, Holiday with 0 Comments

It is officially that time of year again…the holidays. For many women this is the season they look forward to all year. They cannot wait for the smell of pumpkin or pecan pie baking in the oven, the beautiful leaves that eventually fall to the ground, or the first taste of Starbucks® peppermint mocha (my […]

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Potty Training…A Spiritual Discipline?

I am currently in full potty training mode. For the past three weeks, my schedule has revolved around a timer, asking Makaylan if she needs to go potty, and then spending what seems like hours in the bathroom. We have read books, sung songs, and even watched a few Frozen songs on YouTube all in […]

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A Letter to the Creative Christian

By on July 22, 2014 in Personal Growth with 3 Comments

Dear Creative Christian, Yes, I’m talking to you. The woman who delves into the arts. The artist with paint splotches hiding beneath your bangs. The musician whose fingers continually drum to the beat of the song running through your head. The sculptor who has traces of dirt chronically burrowing underneath your fingernails. The poet who […]

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