Letting Go in Mom Transitions

We all need to learn from others who have gone before us. I’m so thrilled to share my friend Christa Hutchins’ words of wisdom today in our letting go series for all of us Moms with a bit of anxiety as we let go of our kids… “Fall” is a relative term below the Mason-Dixon …

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Bloom in Joy

In the bustle of busy, I can lose sight of joy. Caught up in unexpected a few months ago, I was spent. So, I chose joy as my 2017 one word to celebrate daily. I still slip into busy and lose sight of joy at times. It’s not intentional. This, that, and interruptions intrude and …

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Habits of Joy

Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God. ~Ephesians 5:1-2 (NLT) Fall and the holidays left me spent. I’m still digging out from …

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God is in the Stuffing

One bite and tears welled in my eyes. It wasn’t hers but it was the best I could do. As tears streamed down, memories flooded back. Not just the taste of Mom’s Thanksgiving stuffing, but of God’s never ending presence.  Amid illness, loss, and Mom’s stuffing, one thing was constant: God. We buried both Mom …

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An Attitude of Appreciation

Thankfulness. Appreciation. Gratitude.  These states of being are not natural but learned behaviors. Typically, these sentiments are explained and modeled to us as children. They then become conscious choices until thankfulness is an attitude habit. A Holiday Wellness Plan would not be complete without appreciating the reason for the season with our soul, mind, and …

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