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Why Grateful People Are Happy People: Guest Post by Wendy de Jong

Do you ever wonder why grateful people are happy people? Well, you are in for a treat today as my friend Wendy de Jong who blogs at “The Gratfulist“ shares with us some nuggets of truth about gratitude.  I love the tools she leaves us with to start a gratitude practice. She continually inspires me with her words to want to live a life that starts with being thankful. ...

Honored to Be Nominated for the Liebster Award

I have a heart full of gratitude to Esther Dorotik for nominating me for the Liebster Award!   What an excellent way to kick off a month of thankfulness.

Liebster Award Nomination – Pay It Forward I have a heart full of gratitude to Esther Dorotik for nominating me for the Liebster Award!   What an excellent way to kick off a month of thankfulness. I am absolutely honored to be chosen. Thank you, Esther. I knew the first time I visited Chosen and Cherished I would love it.  Right on the front page of her website, she has a beautiful picture with my favorite words “Be Still.”  Esther has a...

Calm My Anxious Heart: How God Enabled Me to Trust: Guest Post by Julie Loos

Being still is hard, but when you have an anxiety disorder, your mind is always going. Asking an anxious person to be still is an oxymoron.

Do you have an anxious heart or trouble being still? Today I want you to meet, Julie Loos, a friend of mine who blogs over at Unmasking the Mess. She brings us a fresh perspective as she shares what it is like to be still in the midst of anxiety. She is my hero when she states her disorder has been a blessing. We all can take away some useful tips from her wise words. Thank you, Julie....

The Blogger Recognition Award

A big thank you to Amanda Preston for nominating Embracing the Unexpected | Maree Dee for the Blogger Recognition Award. What an honor and encouragement.

  A big thank you to Amanda Preston over at My Lovely Crazy Life for nominating Embracing the Unexpected | Maree Dee for the Blogger Recognition Award. What an honor and encouragement to be chosen by you. Brief Story on how Maree Dee started Blogging: Embracing the Unexpected began with a whisper from God, many years ago, “Maree I want you to write and tell our stories.”I knew God had taught me how to embrace life in the midst of...

How To Stop Striving For Perfection

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Do you find yourself in a place where you are struggling to be perfect? You want to change, and yet you just can’t seem to stop the vicious cycle. You start out striving for excellence, after all – doing your best is a worthy and noble attribute, but somehow you end up on the other side, trying for perfection. Of course, we know perfection never happens, so we are left disappointed, exhausted, and missing what God had in mind. Join...