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Keep Fighting

Each time someone shares that they are in a season of constant bickering or fighting with their spouse, I say something to the effect of, "That's okay. Fighting is better than apathy. Just fight fairly, and well." It's true. There are seasons. There are days, weeks, and sometimes months, where you feel a constant prickly… Continue reading Keep Fighting


Monday, Monday: Mom’s the Word

*If I had a dollar for every time I heard the word "mom" today...I'm pretty sure super confident that I would be rolling around in a giant pile of bills, devising wonderful ways to spend my millions of dollars. *What's more, is that when I decided to go get the car washed, by myself, apparently… Continue reading Monday, Monday: Mom’s the Word

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Stop Taking Care of Yourself

In our culture of self-sustainability, self-help, and self-care, this sounds preposterous. "Stop taking care of yourself." Walk into any bookstore and you'll immediately find an array of self-help books. Scroll through Pinterest for a variety of betterment ideas. Glance at Instagram for a lot of post-workout selfies and green smoothie photos. You get the idea.… Continue reading Stop Taking Care of Yourself

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A Community of 4 Year Olds

My youngest son and I walked hand in hand, into the church for the Wednesday night kids' program. He was tired from a long day and just hanging on by a thread. It's tough to be 4, sometimes. It's even tougher when you have an expectation and things don't go as planned. (Don't we know… Continue reading A Community of 4 Year Olds

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Difference Maker (Part 2 in the Peace Series)

I want to be difference maker. I know you do too. As we navigate through this maze of life, with a passion for the Gospel of Jesus, we must tread with the strength and courage of a lion, while exhibiting grace and peace, like that of a lamb. We will require strength as we walk… Continue reading Difference Maker (Part 2 in the Peace Series)