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Month: October 2017

#ME TOO: My Experience with Sexual Assault

#ME TOO: My Experience with Sexual Assault

It doesn’t just happen in Hollywood. It doesn’t just happen to actresses. It affects women everywhere.  Every age. I was 17 and a freshman in college. That day was no different than any other day as we left our psychology class. Students napped on the […]

Hope in an Uncertain World {Printable}

Hope in an Uncertain World {Printable}

Life is tough. We all have hard stuff we deal with: Stuff that weighs us down and makes it difficult for us to face the day let alone the future. An x-spouse who refuses to pay their share (again); a teenager who refuses to come […]

Why It’s Important to Forgive Offenses

Why It’s Important to Forgive Offenses

Paul’s letter to Philemon: An Appeal to Forgive  When was the last time you made a huge personal sacrifice for the sake of the Gospel? Be honest. Most of us have never had to give up personal comfort or sacrifice much of anything…not because of […]

Four Things to do When You Feel Like You’ve Had Enough {Printable}

Four Things to do When You Feel Like You’ve Had Enough {Printable}

What I learned from Elijah. “I have had it. I’ve had enough. I’m done. I am just so done.” Have any of you ever felt that way? Maybe you’ve even said those exact words. Elijah felt that way. He’d had enough.  He had devoted his […]

Finding True North When You Don’t Know Your Way

Finding True North When You Don’t Know Your Way

Looking for True North Living in a house full of boys, you’d  think that I’d  know exactly how a compass works.  I mean, I think I do…you hold the small circular device in your hand, and there is a needle on the face of the […]

How You Unknowingly Made a Huge Impact Today

How You Unknowingly Made a Huge Impact Today

(Inside: Why an ordinary life is more important than you think.) Work wasn’t as productive as I wished, dinner was pizza (again), and I got an email from my son’s teacher saying that he needed to retake his math test because of the low score. […]

Walk Away from Worry with the Magic 5:1 Ratio {Printable}

Walk Away from Worry with the Magic 5:1 Ratio {Printable}

  (Inside: How to reduce worry.) I looked down at my wounds. Two lines of raw skin replaced where the strap to my fancy shoes had just adorned my feet. Every time I wear those sandals, my feet spend the next week recovering. Yet I […]


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