It seems it has been awhile since I thanked you, and I’m finding myself full of gratitude for you today. Thank you for being the eyes and the ears on the other side of my screen. Thank you for listening and reading and learning right alongside of me. Thank you…

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The antidote for anxiety

Let’s just say that life in general provides ample opportunities to choose anxiety. All of us can say that at one point or another, feelings of anxiety have plagued us. Life is hard, and often times, choosing joy feels like an impossible task. It’s the battle between allowing our feelings…

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Humility defined

I’ve spent a lot of time in Philippians 2. When I was in fourth grade, my teacher required our class to memorize the majority of this chapter of Scripture throughout the school year. Yes, I went to Christian school, and so this was commonplace. I can’t say I loved Scripture…

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Have you ever wondered at the seemingly audacious words of James 1:2? “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,” Really? Consider it joy? Yep, that’s what it says. Or how about the astounding perspective that the apostle Paul seemed to maintain throughout…

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“What the world needs now…”

I’ve always been a sucker for a good romantic comedy. For those of you out there who would whole-heartedly agree with me on that, you might already be humming the tune that goes along with the title of this post. “What the world needs now is love, sweet love.” And…

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What is your default mode?

This question could honestly be answered in a number of ways, depending on the context. We all default to different things given different situations. Your default mode at work might be perfectionism, driving you to be a workaholic. Your default mode at home might be “couch potato,” shutting your brain…

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