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Did You Know Self Care Can Impact Your Purpose?

Self-care includes all the choices we make for ourselves or our families to preserve our physical, spiritual, emotional, and mental health. Written 6/2018 Sometimes the best self-care is sending my children to camp! Let me preface that saying I am a stay at home mom who homeschools 2 teens and 1 elementary school child.  WOW that is ... Let me take a moment.   OK Let me put some scripture to this before I lose you. And He withdrew Himself into the wilderness and prayed.  Luke 5:16 For in six days, the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and...

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Book Review Hope in the Dark Craig Groeschel

For me to really love a book I have to laugh several times, It needs to be written for everyone, not just the scholarly (most days I am reading either early in the morning or before bed neither a good time to take on anything too deep) It needs to give action points or suggestions. It needs to refer to scripture frequently It needs to be based on scripture. What I like/love He is totally honest in his introduction when he gives you a heads up that this book will NOT be like his others. In his other books, he uses humor but there is not much in this book which is understandable. This book is necessary. Sometimes we have...

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Do Something Different This Year.

Instead of the usual. This year I have written out dreams and goals. And I am putting them in front of God to let Him tell me the plan for this year. I will be praying and fasting over my dreams and goals. These dreams and goals are not only for this business but for my family, for our home school, for my marriage, for my children, and for my witness.     Recently in all the reviewing of the old year and plan for the new year, I got some exciting news.   News a long time coming.   News I did not always believe was possible but it happened.   Before I started making a bunch of phone...

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Does Your Social Media Include God?

I recently took a week off of actively posting on Twitter and Facebook (mostly).  This is not the first time I have done this.  Each time I always feel peaceful and relaxed and content.  Before I had a business I rarely got on social media.  Every three to four months I would check up on out of town friends and family then I was off for another few months.  I just did not enjoy the way people just put on the high points of their lives. I did not enjoy the ugliness of the comments to posts. I did not like the way I felt after I spent time on there. I did not like the hypocrisy, the lies, the...

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Improve Your Year by Understanding Your Assignments.

Written 1-23-18 January with its snow and chill is almost over and I wanted to just share something that has been very thought-provoking for me.  One of the things my hubby, awesome man that he is, got me was a three pack of Mandisa CDs for Christmas.   I could not wait for everyone to get out of the house and have a private praise/dance party.  When it happened I had a blast and thought to myself why did I ever stop doing this?   So I decided that one of my goals is to have myself a praise party at least 2 times a month.  I am not one to have my goals (I do goals not resolutions) ready on January...

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