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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Take Me Away!

God is speaking to me this week. It sounds weird, but when a repeated topic comes up, I don’t believe it’s happenstance. It’s God. Already slated to speak on a topic next week, a speaker on a similar topic fell through for a different group, so I stepped in. Coincidence? Nope, it’s just another opportunity …

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The Joy of Christmas

On this first day of winter and as we approach Christmas this weekend, may the joy of Christmas fill your days. I pray the gift of God’s son, our Joy fulfilled, be an ever present comfort and peace to you and yours. Merry Christmas! Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the …

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Thankful in it All

One of the best lessons of my life has been learning to be thankful in less than desirable situations. This shift of perspective did not come through easy, happy or joyful moments in life, but in the most painful. But this attitude and perspective shift has allowed more grace, peace, love and joy to fill …

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Diligent Decisions

The calendar flips to November and holiday pressures rise as leaves and temperatures fall. Lists, shopping, and party planning shift into full gear. These tasks added to already full schedules often elevate stress and worries to unhealthy levels. This year, instead of releasing our pressure valves by barking at our families (which I NEVER do), …

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