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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Stuff Happens

Happy Autumn! Today is the first day of Fall and I am ready for cooler air, colorful leaves, fresh off the tree apples and pumpkin everything! How about you? Are you ready for the change in seasons? Over here, the beginning of Fall means that it is speaking season! Yay! I am truly looking forward…

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What’s Next?

Dear Girlfriends: Last Monday, after I returned from Speak Up, I wrote a Facebook post. Later, I realized I probably should have written it as a blog post, and then, a few friends mentioned the same thing to me. So…here it is!  You know how much I love my ‘outside office’. I’m out here this…

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Shushing The Shame-er

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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