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Author, speaker, and mentor using life experiences to help women identify and pursue their God-given purpose and identity.

Undeserved Mercy

Someone I thought was a good friend recently hurt me, and it knocked the wind out of me. Look, I get that in the span of every friendship there are bound to be moments of disagreement or offence. And, I’m well acquainted with the fact that all humans are at the core messy and capable…

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In the Deep

The unknown can be frightening. I wish someone would just tell me what to do. Can you relate? I’m not talking about trying to figure out what outfit to wear, or where to go to dinner – although sometimes I wish someone would figure that out for me too. What I’m talking about is not-life-or-death. But,…

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When Tempers Flair

Why can’t we just be nice to each other? I wish I had a quarter for every time I’ve thought those words over the last few weeks. Every corner of my life seems to put me face to face with individuals acting badly towards each other. I don’t like being witness to it at all.…

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Accused or Accuser?

Old or young. Man or woman. Saved or unsaved. We all make mistakes, We all sin. We all do dumb things, we all have things in our life that don’t work. We’re broken to one degree or another. I know sometimes it might not seem like it. We all know people who seem to have…

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Rock and a Hard Place

Ever felt like you were between a rock and a hard place? It usually happens when we’re caught between two choices – neither of which a good one. When it seems like every option available is a bad, you may be tempted to feel defeated or overwhelmed. I get it. But, sometimes those situations are…

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When Dead Rise

When storms come, dead things tend to float to the surface. Sometimes it’s true in life, and it’s certainly true in our spiritual walk. Let me explain. Recently the hubster and I traveled to New Orleans. It’s an interesting place full of culture, art, history, jazz music, and some of the best cuisine you’ve ever…

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