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Sep 18, 2020 08:00am

Gratitude During This Time of Anxiety IS Possible

When I was a kid, I loved to watch the Tigger movie. Tigger was always full of excitement and wonder […]

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Aug 25, 2020 22:12pm

Why Would God Allow Brokenness?

Like an eggIt cracksAnd then everythingYolk and allSpills out Until the shell emptiesAnd only the shell remains There is nothingUntil […]

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May 18, 2020 08:00am

What The Destructive Power of Fear Does to Us: Part Two

I suppose the first question you might ask me may be, “Why should I want to conquer my fears?”  And […]

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May 06, 2020 08:00am

Feeling Wilted? Grow Some Roots

There once was a soybean farmer who was interviewed for his great harvest.  Despite difficult growing conditions, he had managed […]

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Apr 24, 2020 08:00am

When Fear Knocks You Down Like a Tidal Wave

If you are anything like me, you worry about what you cannot control.  You worry about things out of your […]

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Apr 14, 2020 08:00am

What the World Needs Now is Community, Sweet Community

I need community. You need community. People all over the world may not call it that, but they need community. […]

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Mar 23, 2020 08:00am

Defeating the 3 Cousins: Fear, Worry, Anxiety

Fear, worry, and anxiety are all cousins. Fear is our reaction to something that intimidates us. Worry is what happens […]

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Mar 13, 2020 08:00am

Chaos of the Heart: Who’s Really in Control Here?

I recently read, “Heart chaos is the result of a worship disorder, not circumstances”. You see, my world is anything […]

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Feb 24, 2020 08:00am

4 Ways to Climb out of the Pit of Despair

In the movie Princess Bride, the heroic Wesley finds himself trapped and tortured in the “Pit of Despair.” He is eventually […]

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Jan 08, 2020 08:00am

When Godly People Get Depressed

I recently wrote the following tweet, and it received a lot of reaction. Good people get depressed. Godly people get depressed.  […]

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Nov 04, 2019 08:00am

Are You Spiritually Dehydrated?

Sometimes life can be completely and utterly exhausting. I’m talking stress from work, family, or money issues to being mentally […]

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Oct 17, 2019 08:00am

Six Ways, Single Mom, to Embrace Your Story

We’ve all done it. Stayed up late folding laundry or baking cookies or otherwise serving our kids.   We’ve also not done it. We’ve been […]

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Aug 16, 2019 08:00am

Ten Ways to Survive & Thrive in College

by Yalanda Merrell Thinking back to my college years, I’m reminded of . . .  long nights staying up late […]

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Feb 20, 2019 20:13pm

The Need for Purpose-Millennials Part Two

It was just supposed to be a casual drive from home to visit a friend a few hours away. But […]

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