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Cultivating Gratitude

Cultivating Gratitude

I was only a college student, but the words said in passing have stuck with me all these (many) years later: “Gratitude must be cultivated.”  You see, I was at the home of one of the leaders of my campus ministry, joining the family for a home-cooked dinner (every college student’s dream!).  I left with much more than a satisfied stomach, however.  I left with an invaluable lesson...

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Joined for the Journey

Joined for the Journey

This message, on the topic of prioritizing your husband (in the season of having young children - or any busy season for that matter!) aims to encourage women with practical - and doable - ways in which we can invest in our marriages one day (and one choice) at a time. Click here to listen to this message

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Follow Me

Follow Me

One winter evening, I was running late (as usual) getting my girls to soccer practice. They were only going to be a couple minutes late, which was no problem, I rationalized. As I drove, my children and I enjoyed each other’s company with light hearted conversation and laughter. I was taking it all in, thanking the Lord for these joyful moments that He sprinkled throughout the day when I...

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The Best Happy Place

The Best Happy Place

Have you heard people describe their “happy place?” Oftentimes it includes a picture of a beach, the sound of rolling waves, and the feeling of sand between their toes. We can practically sense the serenity! I’ve heard friends describe their “happy place” with great delight, whether it was on the top of a ski slope or on the deck of a cruise ship. However, I have never heard anyone describe...

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