Juggling with Purpose

Learning to juggle is on my bucket list. I literally just put it down next to “go to Italy and eat”. Juggling seems so easy and so hard. The symbiosis of keeping all the balls in the air appears effortless and beautiful. Yet it’s a purposeful skill to learn. Last year, life had many balls …

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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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