Honoring Gratitude

It’s been a long year. I’ve lost two of my favorite people, battled annoying physical issues and been blindsided by multiple challenges. These circumstances often left me ungrateful even though God wove in wonderful and unforgettable moments amid the woeful and wearisome. The year has simply left me tired and unsure of what’s next. But …

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The Time is Now

The time is now. This saying can apply to most anything, but in thinking about how to #BePresent, it’s incredibly accurate. Our moments are measured by God. We only have so many, so let’s make the most of them now. Thus far in our Lenten series of how to #BePresent, we’ve covered being Purposeful, in …

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Every Moment Matters

What’s special about this moment, right now? For me, it’s conveying thoughts to you in this blog post and for you, it may be gleaning insight or encouragement by reading it. Every moment has an inherent specialness simply because we’ll never have this moment again. Thinking of our moments as finite fragments we’ll never relive …

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Eyes Wide Open

The aha moment. It’s when something fresh, revolutionary or a long sought after solution suddenly appears. We finally see clearly! Our eyes fully open, we now see what has always been there. Have you ever experienced an aha moment? These moments can be small, like when an answer becomes obvious or nagging anxiety lifts. Or …

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In Real Life

Look at many people younger than 30 and you’ll see it. Head down, attention focused on their phone or device more than the real world. Heck, it’s happening to me and I’m well past 30! We rely so much on communicating with others via text or social media that in-person communication is becoming a lost …

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