Filling in the Blanks

One thing is for sure, the good Lord is always providing opportunities to develop a more humble spirit within me. I’ve learned that if I don’t willingly submit myself to areas where He is emphasizing humility, it will not go well for me. He’ll bring situations and people into my life to nudge me toward His will for my inner self. He will allow those situations to get louder and, dare I say, more painful until I pay attention.

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Soul Fitness: Strengthening Your Core {how to not lose your mind}

Oh sisters, the weeks are marching by and the information just keeps on coming. I’m sharing a little encouragement for when we experience information overload and the only way I know to not lose your mind! The scripture shared in the video is from Psalm 146: 3-5 (NIV). Do not put your trust in princes,…

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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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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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