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Freedom is powerful. It's a gift. A treasure. The very definition means, "the power or right to act, speak, or think as one wants without hindrance or restraint." And as many of us would agree, the important gifts in life are always the ones worth fighting for. They often come with a great price, they're not free. Somewhere along the way, someone paid dearly for the liberties we enjoy so … [Read more...] about 20 Great Verses and Quotes on Freedom to Remind Us – It Is Not Free
Have you ever just been having a really hard day and then something happens that changes everything? A friend calls, or sends a text, or invites you to lunch, or just stops by, or leaves a little gift at your door, and makes you laugh, and cry, and listens to all the stuff on your mind, and prays for you, and doesn't judge, or condemn. They just love you...just like you are...in all the joy of a … [Read more...] about Girlfriends Give Strength to Keep Pressing On.
As I looked through vacation pictures recently, I realized I was doing it again. My mind, my own worst critic, judging every photo with such negativity, "I look fat in that picture...it's a great photo of everyone else, but I don't like how I look...my hair looks awful in these..." and so it went on. I've done it for years, always more critical with myself in my own thoughts and internal dialogue … [Read more...] about Letting Go of Negative Self-Talk
OK, so, some not very smart people who have been talked about way too much in the media this week have spurred me on…to write, this series of thoughts from a great book, Proverbs. It’s all been kind of jumbling in my thoughts and stirring in my heart for awhile now, but just waiting for the right time to put it all together. I guess now’s as good a time as any. Thoughts on Raising Wise Guys, … [Read more...] about Thoughts on Raising Wise Guys, and General Wise Living, in a Not So Very Smart World
A few weeks ago at lunch with friends, we were talking about Lent and what to "give up" for these days. I thought about Lent, what it really means, where it originated, as we move towards the celebration of Easter, preparation for pressing in, closer to Him. I thought about my own constant need for His grace, of simply wanting to know His presence more on a daily basis, not just during Lent, but … [Read more...] about 40 days of letting go and moving forward…