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Peace = Choice

100 days of peace update… finally. Okay, I know this is a bit (or a lot) overdue as I’m now on day 23 of this personal exploration into what peace means and how to find the quiet of my heart I, and I think many people, yearn for. You can read my original post here. The delay… Continue reading Peace = Choice

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Saying Goodbye to Your Green Monster

Letting go of jealousy, so you can fulfill your purpose. Okay, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but… Unless we’re perfect, have nothing at all to improve about ourselves or our gifts and talents (please tell me if I ever say I don’t because that means I need a big ol’ piece of humble… Continue reading Saying Goodbye to Your Green Monster

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Giving Yourself Permission to Be Okay

It’s okay to be Okay. I guess what I mean by giving yourself permission to be okay, is that we don’t have to be perfect. It’s okay to NOT be perfect. Salvador Dali said, “Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.” Does that thought make you cringe or make you sigh in relief?… Continue reading Giving Yourself Permission to Be Okay

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Is There Room For Goals AND Gratefulness?

Is it possible to Dream Big and still be Thankful for everything we have? Can we have both Goals and Gratefulness? While on the way home from church yesterday, my husband and I were talking about the places we’d visit if we had the chance, and discussing other dreams, like mine to go to the… Continue reading Is There Room For Goals AND Gratefulness?

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I’d Like Some Faith With That Please: Faith in Fiction

This is a topic that is increasingly popular among Christians, non-Christians, publishers, writers, and many other bookish people out there. Is there a correct ‘level’ of faith &/ or Christian subject matter to put in a book? Is it possible, as a Christian writer, to write a fiction novel that satisfies the heart of the Christian reader,… Continue reading I’d Like Some Faith With That Please: Faith in Fiction