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Lose Excuses and Gain Results

I love to make excuses for myself. When it comes to making excuses, I am often my own worst enemy. But when I stop with the excuses and just do what I know I need to be doing it is amazing how much of a difference it makes. I’m not even talking about weight loss… Continue reading Lose Excuses and Gain Results

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There Is A Time for Resting and A Time for Blooming

There is nothing in nature that blooms all year long. So don’t expect yourself to do so either. I’m a bit of a perfectionist. I like to do everything I can the absolute best I can. Sometimes I need a break! Recently I have allowed myself to be in a time of winter. A time… Continue reading There Is A Time for Resting and A Time for Blooming

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I Choose Happiness

Psalm 34:8 Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the man who trusts in Him! Proverbs 10:28 The hope of the righteous will be gladness, but the expectation of the wicked will perish. Hebrews 12:1-2 Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every… Continue reading I Choose Happiness

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A Seemingly Perfect Life

I say it all the time, social media is only the very best snapshots of the life we want to show the world. Don’t wish for someone else’s seemingly perfect life. We all have fears and tears and struggles. Be an encouragement to someone today, you never know what might be happening behind the filter.… Continue reading A Seemingly Perfect Life

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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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Focusing on Gratitude

  At the beginning of 2018 I mentioned in a previous post that in lieu of a New Year’s resolution, I have claimed the word “gratitude” for the year. I was recently reading a devotional focusing on Job’s gratitude despite having seemingly lost everything important to him. Having what seemed like nothing left, he still said:… Continue reading Focusing on Gratitude

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What’s the Word for 2018?

Happy New Year, 2018! I’m not really one for New Year’s Resolutions, what about you?  I am more of a resolve to make a change when it is needed whether it is January 1st, April 18th, or November 24th. That being said, this year I am going to try something a little different. This is… Continue reading What’s the Word for 2018?