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Journal Prompt – Week 27

Every day I ask myself the question “What is enough?” Everyone has a different answer to the same question. And every day, the answer can be very different than the day before. “Enough” seems to get lost in the chaos of life. We give more than we want to. We continue to carry a load …

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Journal Prompt – week 23

I cannot believe it is already week 23 of 2019. Have you been following along with the journal prompts? This week week we look at peace. What is it? When do you feel peace? Jesus says He is giving up His peace (see John 14:27). Peace doesn’t mean there will be no difficulties or that …

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Countdown to 60 – 6 days to go

I am creative person. I like working a number of various crafts, particularly knitting and crochet. The creativity of that craft led me to create the Knit and Crochet Bible Study and publish 2 personal devotional journals as well as 2 group versions of those books. I was intrigued when this quote came across in …

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Defeating the Lies of Negative Self-Talk

You are the person you talk to the most. How do you talk to yourself? If your negative self-talk is ruling over you, join me tonight for a free webinar “Defeating the Lies of Negative Self-Talk”. You will walk away with some tips and ideas to start to gain control over the negative words and …

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Defeating the Lies of Negative Self-Talk

What do you say to yourself when you look in the mirror? When you make a mistake? Are those words self-defeating, or encouraging? I recently caught myself after I heard someone declare “I do not like to hear you talk about my friend like that”. I worked hard to look at the lies of my …

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If The Tiara Fits

  Today is one of those “I need my tiara” days.  What is an “I need a tiara” kind of day? It’s one of those days when I’m overwhelmed by the multitude of things I have to do. I feel I’m being attacked from so many different sides, I cannot focus. I cannot think straight. …

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Keeping the Pieces Together

  You are so busy. You struggle to keep all the pieces of the jigsaw puzzle of your life together- home, church, family, kids afterschool activities, work, and the list goes on. You must plan ahead and determine what pieces of the puzzle (a.k.a your life) will get a ‘yes’ response from you and which …

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Living within Healthy Boundaries

I did it again.  She called with a last minute cancellation asking me to please take over the project. Through gritted teeth with a forced smile I said it would be no problem. Afterward I slammed a few cabinet doors, spoke some words I wouldn’t want my daughter to hear, and then started to readjust …

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