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Do You Know What Makes You Happy?

Do you know what makes you happy? Maybe you have forgotten or just don't do enough of it on a daily basis. If you are anything like me, more times than not, I choose productivity over the things that make me happy. It is not all wrong but if you tip the scales too far one way it just might be.

Do you know what makes you happy? Maybe you have forgotten or just don’t do enough of it on a daily basis. If you are anything like me, more times than not, I choose productivity over the things that make me happy. Of course, it is not all wrong but if you tip the scales too far one way it just might be....

When Holiday Traditions Hurt to the Core

Do you love the sweet rituals that the holidays bring but what happens when you find yourself in a place where the holiday traditions hurt?

Maybe you are a little bit like me, and planning for the holidays and creating lasting traditions is just who you are. Do you love the sweet rituals that the holidays bring but what happens when you find yourself in a place where the holiday traditions hurt? Maybe circumstances have made the traditions impossible, or someone is missing from the celebrations. Traditions once loved can now feel unbearable to carry on. Back in 2008, my heart ached at every step...

Is There More To “Being Still?”

"Be still and know...." Year after year God had put this verse on my heart. Surely he had new plans or was there more to being still I needed to learn?

Year after year God puts this verse on my heart, but this year I was sure he would give me a new one. After all, I had experienced the benefits of sitting still with God. Surely he had new plans or was there more to being still I needed to learn? As I quietly sat in my quiet time chair, I prayed, “God, what verse do you have for me this year?” Anxiously I waited for a new one to...

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...