Finding Presence

But the Lord watches over those who fear him, those who rely on his unfailing love. We put our hope in the Lord. He is our help and our shield. In him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in his holy name. Let your unfailing love surround us, Lord,  for our hope is in you …

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Choose Conscious over Convenience

Pumpkin spice, chilly nights, and tailgate bites-yes autumn has arrived in all its glory. The calendar turns to October and suddenly the holidays loom. Autumn winds shift and additional commitments and pounds accumulate like layers on a caramel apple. Soon, a new year dawns and we regret our wellness choices from months earlier. Don’t you …

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Why We Need to Surrender

I love how God plants similar thoughts with different people. Last week, I noticed a friend’s post on Twitter about letting go and receiving what we truly need.  I immediately agreed as letting go is on my mind and heart this month. Her reply to me?  Surrender = freedom. Yes! Wait, really? It’s the opposite …

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Ride His Wave

I sense it before I see it. Building beyond, suddenly the swell swiftly lifts me. If I fight, it tosses me every which way. But if I let go and ride the wave, pure joy abounds. Bodysurfing ocean waves with my daughter reminds me. I want to teach her (and remind myself) not only about …

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