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My blog is the place where I love to share what God is teaching me along the way. Like you, my life is full of struggles, stumbles, victories and set backs - and yet, He is always faithful to place a lesson right smack in the middle of it all!

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The Disarming Kindness Of God

By Laura Acuna

Hello Girlfriends! It’s Valentine’s Day and I have a short message I hope speaks to your soul today. I’ve been thinking a lot about the disarming kindness of our God. Maybe today, especially if…

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The Difference Between Believing and Knowing

By Laura Acuna

Hi Girlfriends, Long time no see! It’s been a quite a while since I’ve posted anything new here on the blog and I’ve missed you.  Let me explain… I hope you’ve had a good…

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Thanksgiving Eve

By Laura Acuna

It’s Thanksgiving Eve and I thought maybe someone might need a little encouragement tonight.  I hope you have a wonderful day tomorrow, filled with unexpected JOY! I am so thankful for all of YOU,

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Crepe Myrtles and Underground Springs

By Laura Acuna

When we moved into our home 26 years ago, the previous owners told us the neighborhood was built on rock.  In fact, they said the builder had to use dynamite to dig the holes…

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Let Him Catch You

By Laura Acuna

Being still is very hard for me. I am by nature high energy and a multitasker – and God created me with a very busy brain! Just like you, my greatest strengths are also…

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Lessons Learned Along The Way

By Laura Acuna

Hello Girlfriends! Can you believe it’s already May? Summer is almost here! I hope you are having a wonderful Spring! We’ve had a challenging few months around here, but God has been faithful and…

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What I Wanted To Say Before Christmas…

By Laura Acuna

Hello Girlfriends, Well, today is the first day of a brand spanking, full of promise new year! I hope your celebrations from Advent through New Years have been wonderful! You may have noticed that…

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Christmas Joy

By Laura Acuna

Just as I did last week, I am sharing a post from two years ago. It was the first Christmas without my mother and I was in danger of losing my joy. Maybe you…

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A Beautiful ADVENTure: Anna

By Laura Acuna

This is our 3rd devotion for Advent and it is coming to you in written form instead of video. I have been battling a cold for a few days and trust me, you do…

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A Beautiful ADVENTure: Mary

By Laura Acuna

Hi There! If you are like me, trusting God while waiting is an on-going exercise. I’d like to tell you I have conquered the tendency to want to worry and fret, but that’s simply…

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Long Walk Part Of The Gift

By Laura Acuna

In between our weekly Advent devotions on Mondays, I thought I would share a few blog posts from last year and the year before. I hope you are blessed and challenged by this sweet…

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A Beautiful ADVENTure: Elizabeth

By Laura Acuna

Merry Christmas, Girlfriends! Well, just as promised, I am sharing the first of four Advent devotions based on my Christmas message, A Beautiful ADVENTure: Saying Yes to God. As I mentioned last week, I…

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A Beautiful ADVENTure: Saying Yes To God

By Laura Acuna

Hi There Girlfriends, Can you believe it? The countdown to Christmas begins this coming week with the first Sunday of Advent!  I hope you will join me over the next four weeks for a…

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One Wise Woman

By Laura Acuna

As I mentioned in my previous video, Pat and I just returned from our third annual October beach trip. This post was written two years ago after we came home from the first. I…

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Be A Fruit Inspector

By Laura Acuna

Hi There, Girlfriends! There’s a new video on the blog today! I have a short little series of thoughts on judging others and learning to be fruit inspectors! I know it sounds weird, but…

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October Update

By Laura Acuna

Happy October, Girlfriends! I have a brief video update and hope I will see you local peeps at one of my speaking engagements this Fall!  Check out my schedule here on the website. 🙂…

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Waiting For What’s Next

By Laura Acuna

This morning, I was up early to have a little quiet time before my first day back to school. It wasn’t the nice, long quiet time I have been used to all summer –…

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Moms – It’s Never Too Late

By Laura Acuna

Hello There, Girlfriends! Once again, my blog is coming to you in video form! I plan to return to writing my blog posts this Fall, but I have heard from many of you that…

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Put In The Time

By Laura Acuna

Hello Girlfriends! I have another video message for you today! I hope you had a wonderful weekend and are enjoying the remaining weeks of summer. My goodness it has gone by so fast! Don’t…

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Two Steps To Find Your Why

By Laura Acuna

Hey Girlfriends, This week, I want to give you two steps to find your why. Last week was the ‘why you might want to consider this’ message and today I’m giving you the ‘how…

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