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Joy is a Choice

If I’ve learned anything in these last several months it’s that joy and contentment are a choice. Today I will choose to have contentment and be joyful! Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness; To the end that my glory may sing… Continue reading Joy is a Choice

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When Measuring Up Leaves Me Falling Behind

I have recently finished reading (for the second time) a book called Why Her? 6 Truths We Need to Hear When Measuring Up Leaves Us Falling Behind by Nicki Koziarz.  This book has really opened my eyes and made me think about comparison in a different light. From the lives of two sisters/wives from the Bible,… Continue reading When Measuring Up Leaves Me Falling Behind

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The Very Best Snapshots of Life

Why is it that we compare our very worst to the very best of the snapshots of life that others post? 🤔 I don’t know about you, but I’ve been guilty of doing it!  Lord, help me today to be grateful for all that I have and not let comparison steal my joy! I would love for… Continue reading The Very Best Snapshots of Life

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Feeling Overwhelmed?

I wanted to share something with you that I read in my devotions the other morning…. “When you feel overwhelmed, ask yourself, “Am I sacrificing my sanity or family to make this happen?” Pray about how God wants you to spend your time. What is best for you? Your marriage? Your family? Creating healthy boundaries… Continue reading Feeling Overwhelmed?

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The Blessing of the Storm

The other day was a hot humid summer day. As I was out in my yard in the evening, I noticed the flowers in my garden were all wilting from the heat. That night as it started to rain, I listened to the thunder and watched the lightning, it made me think… Sometimes the storm… Continue reading The Blessing of the Storm

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“What About The Things You Can’t Change?” A Devotional by Anna Light

I really enjoyed this devotional by Anna Light entitled “What about the things you can’t change?” It spoke to my heart and I wanted to share it with all of you! Psalms 37:4 Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. “We can’t change another person’s heart.… Continue reading “What About The Things You Can’t Change?” A Devotional by Anna Light

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Hope Through Disappointment

Have you ever set a goal for yourself then worked incredibly hard doing everything right to make it happen, only to be disappointed with a slip-up?  Yup, that was me the other day.  I got upset at my failure and started to feel disappointed in my myself.  I found myself at that juncture of two… Continue reading Hope Through Disappointment

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“When Criticism Hurts” by Lysa Terkeurst

Isn’t it amazing when God gives us exactly what we are needing? Here is a wonderful devotional by Lysa Terkeurst that was just what I needed for today! I hope that you find it helpful as well! WHEN CRITICISM HURTS by Lysa Terkeurst Proverbs 15:2 The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the… Continue reading “When Criticism Hurts” by Lysa Terkeurst

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6 Ways To Ensure Unhappiness

We all want to be happy, but yet often we are our own worst enemies!  I know that quite often the only reason that I am unhappy is that I choose to be.  Here are 6 quick way to ensure that you are unhappy! 1.Have Unrealistic Expectations Unmet expectations will almost always be the cause… Continue reading 6 Ways To Ensure Unhappiness

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The Devil Made Me Do It

While recently away in Florida on a family vacation, we did A LOT of driving. During these times in the car, we passed the time listening to old episodes of Adventures in Odyssey. My kids LOVE them, as both my husband and I did as children. Something about the episode we listened to the one… Continue reading The Devil Made Me Do It