Soul Fitness: Strengthening Your Core {sharing the hope}

Hi Friends, My heart has been heavy for those who don’t know Jesus. You too? I have never encountered so many who are afraid all at the same time. The only thing I can liken it to is 9/11, and that was almost 20 years ago. I am sure our multi-tasking God is working and…

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Soul Fitness: Strengthening Your Core {a change in perspective}

Happy Monday Girlfriends, I have no doubt that over the past two weeks during all of the upheavals, changes and disruptions, you have had many opportunities to exercise your trust muscle! Whether you need someone to cheer for you to keep going, or to encourage you to get going, I hope these posts are helpful…

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Soul Fitness: Strengthening Your Core {feed yourself first}

Hi There, As promised, this is the second video blog of the new series. Each little lesson will offer one exercise to help strengthen our core (our trust muscle) during this disorienting, upside down time. In order to stay steady and strong, we truly need to be strengthened on the inside. Our first Soul Fitness…

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Soul Fitness: Strengthening Your Core {remember}

Hello Girlfriends, Well, we are one week into the ‘new normal’ and I truly hope you are doing well. I’ve made a video blog for you, and hope it will bring hope and help in this very uncertain time. I plan to do Soul Fitness posts every few days. The news is coming fast and…

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Sovereignty and Suffering; Hope for Your Anxious Heart

Hello My Sisters, Since I have a suddenly cleared calendar, I thought I would jump on twice a week or so, to offer hope, encouragement and God’s truth to any who many be struggling with anxiety and worry. I know all too well how, when the ‘what ifs’ appear, fear invades us before we know…

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Setting the Temperature in an Unsettled World

Hi Friends, Today was a game-changer for the state of Maryland. Our governor made a sweeping executive order. All schools, large churches, and many other events and business are shut down for at least two weeks. Everyone, in one way or another, is affected by the mysterious coronavirus. I am sure you are too. I…

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If The March For Life Was Painful

Hello Girlfriends,
Today is The March for Life in Washington D.C. I wrote this post in 2017, and ever since, I’ve re-posted it each year. I share it annually to {hopefully} bless any woman who is feeling conflicted or in pain over a past abortion. This can be a silent pain, and carries with it invisible suffering. If you are such a woman, know that you are not invisible to God – He sees you, knows you and loves you. – Laura

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Consider The Source {when a friend hurts you}

Happy Monday Girlfriends! Last month, as I was working on my new website, I read over and listened to many of my older blog posts. When I came across this one, I felt it was worth posting again. If you are new to my blog, (welcome, friend!) then this will be new to you! In…

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Five Things I’ve Learned in 2019

I don’t know about you, but an ideal New Years Eve for Pat and I is quiet, cozy, and uneventful. This year, we had a fun and early dinner out, then came home to a movie and a relaxing evening. Perfect!   Even though I am not much for partying on New Year’s Eve, I…

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Long Walk Part Of The Gift

An African boy listened carefully as his missionary teacher explained why Christians give presents to each other on Christmas day. “The gift is an expression of our joy over the birth of Jesus and our love for each other,” she said. When Christmas day came, the boy brought to the teacher a seashell of lustrous…

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