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Building Character

Detours & Roadblocks

I excitedly prepared to head off for a conference in Grand Junction, Colorado, early the next morning. My confidence ebbed and flowed as I packed my car, ensuring

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Building Character

The Push To Perform

The Lord has taught me many crucial lessons during my time as a parent. One lesson stands out to me the most: honor my child’s preciousness over his

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Emotions

Got Regret?

Have you ever done something and then looking back you thought, how could I have done or said that? Or how could I not have weighed the options

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Emotions

The Right Spot

Today as I was watering my plants I thought about you, single moms, and your children. Not every plant grows in the same way. Some plants want morning

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Building Character

Good Grief

Let’s talk about a time when I almost lost my mind in a church parking lot and what that has to do with Jesus letting his friend die. 

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Emotions

The Worry Cycle

W-O-R-R-Y. You’re likely going to read this blog because you’re wrestling with something that keeps you all stirred up. In actuality, I would imagine that everyone who reads

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Building Character

Piece By Piece

I am Humpty Dumpty. I sat on a wall watching life pass by me. Everyone paraded in front of me, one by one by one headed to their

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