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An “Alternative” Perspective for Moms






My social media news feeds have been buzzing about Olympian freestyle skier & medalist David Wise and his devout Christian faith…otherwise known as an “alternative lifestyle.” I agree the news reporter’s description is a bit alarming at first read, but … Continue reading




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A Confession…at The M.O.M. Initiative






It was my first time attending Bible Study at my new home church. A small, friendly setting, the down-to-earth women made me feel at ease. Our leader started with an icebreaker. Introduce ourselves, then tell one fact that others might … Continue reading




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Why I’ve Decided to Keep Writing






One of the unique things about me as a writer is that I often don’t pen my feelings or my dilemmas right while I’m going through them. I find that I prefer to work through it all with the Lord … Continue reading




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Blog-Walking Season






I love to write. I love to journal & communicate. I love God talk & meaningful faith conversation. Blogging has always been such a great outlet for me, an extra way to process & sort out life. And if it … Continue reading




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A Brief & Direct Call






Don’t think you have to speak from a pulpit, write a book or serve in another country to minister to people (though those are awesome ministries). The most important ministry work is genuinely loving & humbly serving the people God … Continue reading




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Pen-to-Rest






My pen may catch your interest here or it may not…the rest is between my Savior and me.




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Good, Better, Best Put to the Test






I was looking out the balcony of our hotel room while on vacation several years ago. Draped on top of the ornate metal railing was a beautiful rectangular planter of reddish orange flowers. I was easily distracted by them, especially … Continue reading




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About My Domestic Diva-Lessness






I’ve never much cared for housework. Or cooking. Time and again, I’ve joked of my domestic diva-lessness. But a few years ago, it ceased being funny to me. Why? God opened my eyes to see how it was affecting my … Continue reading




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Update on Health, Personal & Ministry Stuff…






“But may all who seek You rejoice & be glad in You; may those who love Your salvation say continually, ‘Great is the LORD!’ As for me, I am poor & needy, but the Lord takes thought for me. You … Continue reading




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A Change of Diet this Christmas…






I’m not waiting ’til New Year’s to change my diet…want to chomp on some ideas with me?




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