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Do You Embrace Difficulties?

Embrace means to “take up especially readily or gladly”.  Endure means “to regard with acceptance or tolerance”. A wise friend of mine talks about this.  He is referring to times in our lives when things aren’t easy or when they are painful.  I mean, who doesn’t embrace a feel-good season in their life?  That’s easy.  But when times are tough and uncomfortable, like raising a toddler or a teenager?  Yowza. If I’ve learned anything in…

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Mentoring Question For You

Who Are You Listenin’ To?

Whether your vision is met with cheers or jeers, outside opinion cannot be your sustenance. Man cannot live by bread alone, and he certainly can’t survive on a stead diet of attaboys. He who lives by the approval of others will die by the absence of the same. – Steven Furtick, Sun Stand Still, p. 91 Yikes. Are you a people pleaser? Approval addict? Do you care what others think to the point that it…

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A Dead Dream Brings Life

Sometimes God has to let your dream die so that his vision for you can come alive. -Steven Furtick (Sun Stand Still p.86) If you look at my high school year book from 1989, you will find my senior portrait including my outrageous 1980’s hair and make-up. Next to my mugshot you will see a brief paragraph that tells some highlights from my past and dreams for my future. This infamous set of sentences is…

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Nine Years Ago Today…

Chris was at his new job at LifeChurch.tv, I was unpacking boxes and Noah was enjoying his new room in our new house. Unbeknownst to me, it was also the day I had my first mentoring session with Beth Kuykendall. She simply stopped by to bring flowers, say hello and help me feel welcomed. It worked. Within 24 hours, my life would go from a relatively comfortable stay-at-home wife and mom to that of a…

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