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how to link the dot between where you are & where you want to be

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I snoozed the buzzing alarm, and slowly pulled myself from blanket’s thick warmth.

It was one morning of a hurricane.

I hurried through getting food on the table and into the lunch boxes. Rushed the children up their bed, out the door and into the car.

All rushing leads to nothing, and rest always comes to the still.

I jumped right into the driver seat. “Can’t be late today”, I muttered to self, quickly glancing at myself in the mirror, sighing:  “When will i ever exit the house like I’ve got it together?”

That night at a dinner, I sat in front of a lady who animatedly told me about her exciting life. Career, children, and commitments – she said she was glad she was doing it all. I looked down the floor avoiding her eyes. The voice inside of me questioning why I can’t ever seem to get my act together like…

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When it’s not that great to live your own quiet, self-sufficient life

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What to tell ourselves on how to be productive this year

El Shaddai -  "the Lord mighty to pour forth sustenance and blessing" (Genesis 17:1-2). He is God all-powerful and all-sufficient, the name I want to live burning on the rest of this brand new year. Standing at the dawn of a brand new year, you may be filled with many new goals. New dreams, new… Continue reading What to tell ourselves on how to be productive this year

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when your heart is longing for some reality this new year

Mark 16:1-8 - The Resurrection "When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. And they were saying to one another,… Continue reading when your heart is longing for some reality this new year