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Dare to Do the Next Best Thing

It’s hard to just “be.” Isn’t it easier just to do more? Drawing our identity from the things we accomplish rather than from God is always easier. It would only take a second to hop on Pinterest and find an article on being more confident, less anxious, saving more, decluttering your house, overcoming depression, or… Continue reading Dare to Do the Next Best Thing

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Several Ways to Have the Worst Day Ever

The enemy has no new tricks up his sleeve. He is as cunning and shrewd today as he was in the Garden thousands of years ago. Nothing has changed. We fall into the same traps and believe the same lies, allowing him to steal joy, time, finances, and purpose. Before we know it, our perfectly… Continue reading Several Ways to Have the Worst Day Ever

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When All You Want is Chocolate

It’s only halfway through the first month of the New Year, and failure has already begun to overtake you. You’re standing at the sink and your teenage son slams the door and screams, “It’s stupid!” It really is stupid. It’s stupid I can’t get this parenting thing right. Two weeks into the New Year and… Continue reading When All You Want is Chocolate

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How to Navigate Through Your Wilderness Season

“He leads me along the right paths for His name sake” Psalm 23:3. Have you ever been in a season of uncertainty? Where you’re restless, lost, or not sure of the plan? I don’t mean just a few bad days of wandering. I mean an entire season.  You wanted to resist it. You wanted to… Continue reading How to Navigate Through Your Wilderness Season

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When the Enemy Is At It Again

Vital seasons of our lives are sometimes painful preparations for our future destiny. God has promised. “Consider it a great joy, my brothers, whenever you experience various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. But endurance must do its complete work, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking nothing” James… Continue reading When the Enemy Is At It Again

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When You live Under the Weight of… You’re Not Good Enough

“Don’t call me Naomi. Call me Mara, she answered, “for the Almighty has made me very bitter.” Ruth 1:20 “You’ll never be good enough.” That’s the label I functioned under for nearly a decade. I didn’t know it would it stick for so long. I didn’t know it would cause me to live under the… Continue reading When You live Under the Weight of… You’re Not Good Enough