Refocus

Disconnected? Ever long to connect with God through his word but feel disconnected when you read the words on the page? I do. Even after years of teaching Bible studies and doing daily devotions, I sometimes feel disconnected from God. Sometimes, my […]

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Life Themes, Part 2

Life Themes This is a long post. Evaluating a year should take some time. Does for me anyway. Not only do I need to go through this process for myself, I want to help others in their processes too. I found mine […]

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Give In To The Craving!

Chocolates and sweets. Alcohol and soda. Salty foods like potato chips. Tobacco. Oily/greasy foods like French fries and hamburgers.  Coffee. These foods and drinks make up the top sources of cravings for many people. And when the craving strikes, the often irresistible […]

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Digging In to Scripture

The Value of Research As a writer, I fully understand the value of research and knowing my topic well. Regardless of length or type of work, research allows me to better know my writing topic.  When I struggle at any point in […]

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5 Habits for Getting and Staying in Shape

The New Testament uses a variety of athletic metaphors to describe the life of a Christian. These references were certainly understood by those to whom the letter was written since the Olympic games, along with the Isthmian Games, the Nemean Games and […]

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The Best Lessons from a Track Meet

Track meets provide a unique perspective on being the best. At one meet, a runner can get the best time and win a race only to find himself less than the best at the next meet even if he runs the same […]

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Consumed With “Shoulds”

All to often, I become easily consumed with thoughts of what I “should” do to truly be a good wife, mother, friend, writer, church member, daughter, Christian, etc. Those ideas are usually based on what others say, think and do and how […]

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