Category Archives: Faith

Heart Remodel

“Honey, you won’t believe this! One of the stores I install countertops for made the quartz kitchen counters wrong for this job I’m doing. The thing is…they made them wrong two times! To make up for the time I’ve not … Continue reading

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Soul Care: Breathe

Last week I took a first ever four-day Silence and Solitude retreat all by myself. My body was tired, my soul was dry, and I knew I just needed to be with Jesus.  I shared a couple weeks ago how … Continue reading

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Be Still and Know

It all started with the Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit in August. Several speakers talked about the value of getting alone with God.  However, it was the statement that several speakers made about “not being able to hear God until … Continue reading

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The Weight of the Wait

Today I’m experiencing the relief of good news. However, before the good news arrived, there were six days of “no news.” The journey of those five days is what’s on my mind today. Last week I had my every three … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Today is mine. Tomorrow is none of my business. If I peer anxiously into the fog of the future, I will strain my spiritual eyes so that I will not see clearly what is required of me now.”     … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Help A Friend In Crisis

My friend Cheri Keaggy released a powerful album three years ago. “So I Can Tell” is the light that has come out of a dark season of Cheri’s life.  The songs are heartfelt expressions of a woman who has come to know … Continue reading

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Doubt’s Path to a Deeper Faith

Have you ever experienced doubt in your faith journey? If we’re honest, I think many of us do! Today’s post is from Ann Sullivan, the author of Permission to Doubt: One Woman’s Journey into a Thinking Faith. I met Ann … Continue reading

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Unleash Your Power to Rise Above

I lifted the phone out of my husband’s hands. He was so tired that he’d fallen asleep in bed while texting. I’d come home late from an out-of-town trip to find him in bed. As I went to plug in … Continue reading

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The Human Side of Easter

Every author has one or two of their books that are personal favorite.  My book Real Moms…Real Jesus: Meet the Friend Who Understands is one of those for me. It came out of a dark season of my life where … Continue reading

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Why God Does Want Your Messy Heart

Today’s post is from Maggie Paulus’ new book, Finding God at the Kitchen Sink: Search for Glory in the Everyday Grime. This is a book that  just causes you to exhale…I’ve never read a book that actually destresses me while I’m … Continue reading

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Exercise Your Grateful Heart

Do you have something you find yourself complaining about a lot? Is there a stress in your life that doesn’t seem to go away?  Do you have one person who will be coming to Thanksgiving dinner that just grates on … Continue reading

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Praying God’s Word For Your Kids

There’s nothing more powerful than praying God’s word for your kids.  Dr. Kathy Koch and I have dozens of scriptures in the back of the No More Perfect Kids book to guide you in praying for your kids. I’ve pulled … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Life is lived forward, but understood backward. It is not until we are down the road and we stand on the mountain looking back through the valley that we can appreciate the terrain God has allowed us to scale.”   … Continue reading

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