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Your Self-Worth Does Not Come From the Opinions of Others

Kansas City is currently in celebration. Yesterday, the Kansas City Chiefs won the AFC Championship and are now headed to the Super Bowl, led by quarterback Patrick Mahomes. I am not a big sports fan, but I will admit to climbing on the celebration wagon. But this post is not about the Kansas City Chiefs. …

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Journal Prompt for week 46

The holidays are here! For some, that statement brings on excitement and pleasant anticipation. For others, sadness, anxiety, and turmoil. What about you? What emotions doe the holidays bring forth in you? I have mixed emotions. I enjoy decorating, setting up my “Christmas Village” and hooking up the big Christmas bear in my front yard. …

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When Those Around You Tell You ‘Do Not Go’

You have spent time preparing to step into your dream. You have saved, studied, and made the necessary arrangements to move forward. Then you tell those around you, those whose opinion you respect, expecting to hear words of affirmation and congratulations, only to be told how wrong you are to pursue this. How do you …

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Journal Prompt, week 39

What do you see when you look in the mirror? I battle the voices declaring who I am when I look in the mirror. Voices of negativity, of not being good enough, pretty enough, smart enough, loved. Over time I began to look differently at that view. It was no longer my eyes, but God’s …

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