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Romans 12:2
Encouragement to fulfill God's purpose through Practical Life Application and Navigation

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The Rah Rah Club

In a world filled with so many nasty, mean-spirited people who are always judging, condemning, and belittling, wouldn’t it be a comfort to have your very own fan club? People always there to listen, sympathize, and emphasize. A shoulder to cry would never be far away and words of affirmation available any time you need them. Then consider creating your very own Rah Rah Club! Continue reading

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Bondage by Blanket

It’s challenging to part with items that you believe bring you comfort. We sometimes have a false or warped sense of security. Do you feel more secure being surrounded by an abundance of the same item? Do you live in fear of “not having enough” or “not being able to replace”? Do these concerns influence the decisions you make? Continue reading

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Managing the Power of Past Hurts

Think about instances where you’ve felt an immediate reaction to a situation. Whether it be anger, distress, sadness, anxiety, or even joy, comfort, or confidence, chances are your body is reacting based on a previous event. But we aren’t to ‘live’ in the past. In fact, God actually speaks against it. So the challenge is how to reconcile our experiences and memories, which will inevitably spring up, with our new life in Christ. Continue reading

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20 Best Decluttering Hacks Ever!

Decluttering doesn’t have to be complicated. Elaborate. Extensive. Rocket Science.
It just has to work.
I’ve put together some of my all-time favorite Decluttering Hacks and today, in one place, I present them to you. Some I’ve created, and some I’ve found while on my decluttering journey, but all are simple, helpful ways to declutter your life. Continue reading

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Change Your Ways – NO Complaints for 7 Days

Today, I’m going to ask you to make a pledge – Declutter all complaining and negative talk for the next 7 days. No undesirable, harmful, or otherwise destructive words shall come from your lips OR through your fingertips. No, not one! Continue reading

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There Has Been Only One Christmas

It’s so easy to put God last. We’re busy. Overwhelmed. Exhausted. Going in a million different directions at once. Working. Cooking. Cleaning. Raising Kids. Volunteering at church. Coaching sports. Enjoying our own hobbies. The list goes on and on. We have PLENTY to do to keep us busy. But is it all good for us? Positive? Healthy? Is it good for Jesus? Does it benefit the Kingdom of Christ? Continue reading

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Top 10 Ways to Ruin Christmas

Back by popular demand, Top 10 Ways to Ruin Christmas! Well, back by my demand at least. I’ve been told ‘sarcasm isn’t attractive’, but it sure can be funny – AND enlightening. I hope you enjoy! Continue reading

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COEXIST. Or Not?

You’ve all seen the blue and white COEXIST bumper stickers. Different religious symbols are used to depict each letter of the word. I’ve seen them too.
And I’ve wondered. It’s not that I’ve heard a lot of discussion about them, but the little I’ve caught was bathed in disapproval. I was confused.
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6 Steps to Declutter Christmas

What if you took ‘chaos’ out of the Christmas equation and replaced it with another descriptor such as ‘joyful’, ‘peaceful’ or even ‘relaxing’? Sound unrealistic? It isn’t! Continue reading

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You’re Only as Good as the Last Thing You Did Right. Or Wrong.

Do you have people in your life whose opinion of you and attitude towards you seems to change like the wind? If you’ve done something good or helpful, you’re beloved. If you’ve had the nerve to utter an unwelcome comment or not help out when requested, you’re scorned. The change can happen instantly, and it happens a lot. Continue reading

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