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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One morning this summer, a memory I had long forgotten popped up in my mind.  I wonder if God brought it back to remind me of something important. When I was in the 9th grade, I ran with a large group of girlfriends.  We had known each other since elementary school.  We loved slumber parties,…

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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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Hello Girlfriends, I have been wanting to share a story with you for a few weeks, and there is no better time than Holy Thursday!  I hope you are having a meaningful Holy Week and have been able to carve out moments to be still. I know this can be hard for you who are…

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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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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 start to the new year and all is well with you and those you love. xoxo Many Blessings,

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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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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 my greatest weaknesses. My go-go-go busy head has served me well over the years, but it has also been an obstacle…

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