The Day That Changed My Life
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The Day That Changed My Life

I’m continuing on my August theme of milestones. We’ve chatted about this blog’s 10th anniversary, my 40th birthday, and the first anniversary of my intermittent fasting practice. So many things to acknowledge and celebrate – and yet, this is the greatest one to bring to mind. On August 19, 2001, my life completely changed. For…

What’s the Difference Between a Pattern & a Formula?
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What’s the Difference Between a Pattern & a Formula?

On our journey through life, like a hike in the wilderness, sometimes we may come across a path that someone else has already forged, making our trek much easier. Incredible strides are made as we step in the footsteps of others who have gone before us, but there are times when, by doing so, we…

Identity Lost
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Identity Lost

We’ve forgotten who we are. We’re facing an identity crisis. And the reason is very simple: We have forgotten that it’s the very Person of God which defines us. Who He is speaks who we are into being. So, when God is resisted, pushed away, ignored, considered to be imaginary…that’s when we’ll allow anything but Him to…

Presence
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Presence

Somewhere over the past few months, I’ve internally shifted into having more of a performance mentality. I’ve tied my identity many times with how well I’m doing rather than simply with who I’m being. I felt myself failing far more often than flying. As someone who is passionate about identity, this can be difficult to…

What Names Are You Calling Your Children
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What Names Are You Calling Your Children

A friend of mine is mama to three wonderful sons. I’m sure they’re quite human, with flaws and weaknesses. But I only know that because they have pulses beating. From my friend’s mouth comes life spoken over these sons of hers. She may be younger than me, but she’s a mama-mentor to me especially on…