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    The Law Of The Fast: The Forgotten Commandment

    Fasting has always been one of my least favorite disciplines.   It is known by some as the “forgotten commandment”, and I personally have spent a good part of my life intentionally avoiding it.   Recently, however, I gained some insights into this ancient practice that I feel apply to…

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    6 Questions I Ask My Children On A Daily Basis

    As a mother, I’m doing my best to help my children navigate their childhood and teen years. I’ve found these 6 Questions, asked on a daily basis, help to keep everyone physically and emotionally safe and sound.   QUESTIONS I ASK MY CHILDREN   #1) What are you looking forward…

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    What’s Your Story Blog Interview Series #6: Meet Kerry

    Ready for Interview #6 in our What’s Your Story Blog Interview Series? It’s bound to be a good one!   The purpose of this series is two-fold:   First, to provide you with a sneak peek into the lives of others, and   Second, to encourage you to discover the…

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    A Season Of Rest: Learning How To Rest Rigorously

    It’s taken me 6 weeks to find the time to sit in my new bedroom chair, but today was that day. I had encountered a season of rest. With feet up and windows open, the breeze and sound of rain filtering through the curtains, I opened the pages of a…

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    12 Simple Ways To Thrive During Stressful Times

    How does one not only survive, but thrive during stressful times?   We each will face stressful times in our lives.   Life is filled with stress due to relationships, health, finances, world events, and natural disasters.   Fortunately, we can take steps to reduce the chaos around us and…

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    Project Life: Preserving Precious Memories For Your Family

    Memory making is a big deal in our family, as it is in yours, I’m sure. Family traditions, holidays, birthdays, vacations, the time little Johnny spilled a tub of honey on the carpet and then stepped in it. You know, the memories that make you smile (and sometimes cringe).  …

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    What’s Your Story? Blog Series #3: Meet Rachel

    Happy Wednesday! Each week I post a new edition of the What’s Your Story Blog Series.   The purpose of this series is two-fold:   1) First, to provide you with a sneak peek into the lives of others, and   2) Second, to encourage you to discover the stories of…