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Awaken Our Hearts, Heavenly Minded Lifestyle

5 Tips for a Calm Calendar

Every year I look forward to the blank boxes of an obligation-free calendar. The new year greets me with time slots itching to be filled, appointments, activities, and social engagements begging to consume the pages.  Until March 2020, like the rest of the world, my curated calendar with its perfectly laid plans, color-coded chaos, and… Continue reading 5 Tips for a Calm Calendar

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How to Slow Down Your Soul When Your Week is Non-Stop

One unexpected “benefit” of the global pandemic became undeniable: life slowed down. Cleared calendars led to family dinners around the table, tackling that home improvement project, rest, and relaxation without the FOMO (fear of missing out).  While I readily acknowledge working from home, homeschooling, and a health crisis provided unique challenges and stresses, many still… Continue reading How to Slow Down Your Soul When Your Week is Non-Stop

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An Attitude of Gratitude

Hello! Thank you for joining me today from Proverbs 31 Encouragement for Today. Looking for "7 days of Gratitude" scripture cards? Download Here Download Cards Here Do you Feel OVerwhelmed Trying to do it all? I can help! Click Here to Learn about Coaching and Sign up for a free 15 minute Call "An Attitude… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude

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3 Kind Things to Say When you Didn’t Get the Gift you Wanted

“What made you think this is something I would like?”  “Oh, this isn’t the color I wanted.” “Are you sure this gift was for me?” “You kept the receipt, right?” No, these aren’t words muttered by a five-year-old; unfortunately, these cringe-worthy comments came from my almost mid-twenties' lips. Regretfully, youth or ignorance wasn’t to blame,… Continue reading 3 Kind Things to Say When you Didn’t Get the Gift you Wanted

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Hope For the Hardest of Days

Hello! I am so glad you are joining me today from Proverbs 31, Encouragement for Today. Check out the video below to learn about the giveaway! ( giveaway closes on 9.23.21,winner will be notified by e-mail) https://vimeo.com/591702296 Click Here to enter or the button below. The winner will be notified through e-mail, and I will… Continue reading Hope For the Hardest of Days

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3 Reasons Children Need to See Their Parents Wrestle with Their Faith

I've never been one to shy away from difficult conversations, believing that hard truths and awkward situations should be addressed swiftly and directly by using logic and facts. And then, I became a parent. Children ask tough questions—questions that need solid answers. In our family, our daughters' inquiries often revolve around the subject of faith.… Continue reading 3 Reasons Children Need to See Their Parents Wrestle with Their Faith

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You May Need to Give Up More Than Just Sin to Follow Jesus

I gazed at my phone's blank, black screen. Did I just quit my job to stay at home full-time with my children and write a book? Discounting that I had never even posted a blog, until that moment, my career in sales had been my identity. For some time, the Lord had been calling me to leave… Continue reading You May Need to Give Up More Than Just Sin to Follow Jesus

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How God Comforts Us

Hey Friends! If you are joining me today from Proverbs 31 Encouragement for Today Devotions, welcome. I am truly humbled you are joining me in this space, and pray you are encouraged and blessed by today's devotion! Looking for the FREE resources that go along with today's devotion, How God Comfort Us? Click below! I… Continue reading How God Comforts Us

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How You and Your Spouse Can be Quick to Forgive in Your Marriage

No one welcomes unsolicited advice, especially when the subject of critique happens to be about “things” in our marriage. Although I've come to accept that most people mean well, their sweet sentiments and quick quips just don't go down easily for my husband and me. However, two “nuggets” of wise counsel given early in our… Continue reading How You and Your Spouse Can be Quick to Forgive in Your Marriage

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Did She Really Just Say that to Me?

Hello Friends! What a treat to have you visiting with me today, thank you for reading along, I pray you were encouraged today. Click Here to download the "10 Prayers to Help You Stay Calm When Life Heats Up" printable. I would love to hear from you, let's connect on Facebook, Instagram, or shoot me… Continue reading Did She Really Just Say that to Me?