Category Archives: authenticity

Mom Came In Like A Wrecking Ball






Sometimes I recall it in slow motion: Those moments when my kids are laughing, bantering back and forth about this and that, volume rising. A friendly debate ensues, and this mom sees it’s fixin’ to get nowhere fast, maybe even … Continue reading




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Reflective Thoughts–for MOMS of Young’uns






When my kids were little, I often felt like I was all alone in my distressed moments. Even though I had a community of other moms and great friends around me, I’d hold back. Share just enough, but keep my … Continue reading




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Intimacy Issues






Do you struggle to love your kids, your spouse, your family & friends deeply? Are you hesitant to let others in to know you better and be closer to you? Boy, can I relate. But there’s hope for us.




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Is Love in the Air? Or my Opinion?






“But enough about me, let’s talk about you: What do YOU think of me?” ~Beaches Opinions. We all have them, but do we really need to air them all? Or even half of them? I’m pointing at myself. I am … Continue reading




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Upon Reflection//Are you “that her” in the mirror?






***This is a past devo that I’ve revisited & re-edited. I feel led to re-post it today. May the Lord continue to use this testimony for His glory. ****************************** It was a transforming day at the gym that day, but … Continue reading




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Quiet, Backstage!






As someone who spent over the first half of her life on or in front of the stage, I’m surprised at how enjoyable I find it now to be backstage. My older two kids, along with 16 other peers, have … Continue reading




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