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Your own…

I had an anxiety attack at church this Sunday. I feel foolish, even stupid, and super embarrassed. A wonderful friend and mentor asked the simple question, How are you doing? She knows my birthday is in the next few weeks … Continue reading

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Are you ready to rumble?

My department has been having a fun competition this week at work, playing Rock, Paper, Scissors, to determine the champion among our coworkers for the next year. If only battles could be fought and won with such simple terms. My … Continue reading

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Feathers and roars

My devotional this morning was discussing the enemy and his penchant to seek those who are unaware. As the writer continued, the point was made that if the enemy is a lion and the lion is roaring, then the prey … Continue reading

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Wrappings and bows

The month of August usually sets my mind toward marriage as my anniversary gets closer. Each year I am amazed with the ways that God has moved and continues to move within my husband and me. The places we’ve grown, … Continue reading

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Battle ready

For the past two weeks our second son has been traveling and visiting friends. His trip has taken him across multiple states, driving over 2,000 miles round trip in the process. He had a great time over all and added … Continue reading

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Cracking the window

If you’ve been following along this past week, you know life’s been pretty gritty. I have been battling anger, brokenness, sorrow, and loss. I have cried, which is a sure sign that it is bad, and I have wanted to … Continue reading

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When I rise

This morning our area awoke to more snow. The roads are covered, drivers are giving themselves extra space to slow down and stop. Some cars were not so lucky overnight and now wait for someone to come and pull them … Continue reading

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Won’t you please, please…

I have watched a dear person struggle with severe depression for years and some days are good. Some are not. Some days it is everything to get out of bed and chose to go forward. Some days it takes prayer, … Continue reading

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hills still to climb

Someone I know has been in a battle with her weight for over a year. She has made incredible strides, lost a lot of weight, and continues to push forward each day. Some days are harder than others, sometimes she … Continue reading

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limitless

There is a battle inside me each day.  Will I go forward and climb out of the darkness or will I remain where I am in the muck and mire? It would seem that every time I am making strides … Continue reading

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