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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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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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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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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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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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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I traveled this evening to the Speak Up Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I’ve never been here before! Over the past few weeks, I’ve spent a lot of time alone with God, thinking, praying and preparing to go. I know it may not seem like a big deal, but if you knew where I’ve come…

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Hi There! If you find yourself in the middle of a journey that is long, hard and seems ANYTHING but sacred, I hope this message lifts your spirits today. A few weeks ago, God changed my perspective on the truth of sacred journeys, and my thinking was reframed & realigned with His. Isn’t it amazing…

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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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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 for our underground basements! It didn’t take long for us to understand all too well the challenges of living on top…

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