Cross the Starting Line - Just Start!

Is it harder to cross the starting line or the finish line? We often don’t move forward because we’re too afraid of the unknown. Just start! Continue reading

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I Am Second

We push hard to be first but we’re broadsided by reality. Life can stink! New life is possible once we stop trying to control our destiny. Continue reading

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Past Scars: Stepping Stones to Purpose

We can find purpose if we realize our past struggles allow us to help others who are struggling. No shame and no fear of our past in Christ! Continue reading

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On the Road to New Beginnings

No matter where we’ve been, no matter where we are, we all can experience the joy and richness of new life! I’m living proof. Continue reading

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This Changes Everything!

We’re stuck. In past hurts, loneliness, dead relationships, debt, no hope… But don’t despair, there’s something that changes everything! Continue reading

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Feeling Fruity: It's a Good Thing!

Everyone’s life produces something. How do we get out of the weeds and live a joyful life even in the midst of trials? We grow good fruit. Continue reading

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5 Steps On the Right Path Forward

When it comes to life, most of us aren’t where we think we should be. But there’s a path of life marked out for you – and you can find it. Continue reading

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Celebrating Small Victories

When was the last time you celebrated a victory? Sometimes we don’t feel like we have much to celebrate. But that can change! Continue reading

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3 Remedies for Spiritual Dehydration

Ever feel wilted, like you’re thirsting for more in life? We get weary and need renewal. But we can’t quench our soul-deep thirsts by ourselves. Continue reading

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God Loves You Because…

The first step to believing God loves you is to understand why He loves you. That’s where transformed lives begin. Continue reading

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3 Steps Toward Good Life

We may not be where we want to be or thought we’d be. How can we make the most of new opportunities? Here are 3 steps toward good life. Continue reading

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Are You The One?

Many of us go through life feeling alone and empty because we never found that elusive “one”. God also is in search of the “one”. But God’s “one” is different. Continue reading

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Cross the Starting Line - Just Start!

Is it harder to cross the starting line or the finish line? Many of us never move forward because we’re more afraid of the unknown than the known. Continue reading

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I Am Second

Most people are pushing to come out on top. We expect life to turn out one way but are broadsided by reality. New life is still possible, but not if we try to control our destiny. Continue reading

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Past Scars: Stepping Stones to Purpose

Instead of being afraid or ashamed of our past, we find purpose as we realize our past struggles allow us to help others who are struggling in similar ways. Continue reading

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On the Road to New Beginnings

No matter where you’ve been, no matter where you are, know that you too can experience the fullness of new life! I’m living proof. Continue reading

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This Changes Everything!

We’re stuck. In real life, past hurts, loneliness, dead relationships, debt, depression… But don’t despair, there’s something that changes everything! Continue reading

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Feeling Fruity: It’s a Good Thing

Everyone’s life produces something. How do we get good fruit to grow? How do we get out of the weeds and live a full and joyful life even in the midst of trials? Continue reading

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5 Steps On the Right Path Forward

GPS or not, when it comes to life, we aren’t where we think we should be. We run in circles. But there’s a path of life marked out for you, and you can find it. Continue reading

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Celebrating Small Victories

When was the last time you celebrated a victory? We often go through everyday life without feeling like we have much to celebrate. But that can change. Continue reading

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3 Remedies for Spiritual Dehydration

Ever feel wilted, like you’re thirsting for something more in life? We get weary and need renewal. But we can’t quench our soul-deep thirsts by ourselves. Continue reading

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God Loves You Because…

Our lives will transform if we embrace God’s love and grow our relationship with Him. The first step to believing God’s love is to understand why He loves us. Continue reading

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Favorite Christmas Cards

In the happy moments, praise God. In the difficult moments, seek God. In the quiet moments, trust God. In every moment, thank God. God is part of our real life. Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Ask For

She trusted God and knew He’d answer. But His answer was unexpected. To her (and to me) the perfect answer would have been something like a “patience pill”. Continue reading

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3 Steps Toward Good Life

We may not be where we thought we’d be or where we want to be. How can we make the most of opportunities moving forward? Here are 3 steps toward good life. Continue reading

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Are You the One?

Many of us go through life feeling alone and empty because we never found that elusive “one”. God also is in search of the “one”. But God’s “one” is different. Continue reading

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In Her Own Words… Javonne

I should have been looking forward to exciting opportunities after college. Instead, I was facing divorce and the judgment of a family who couldn’t accept it. Continue reading

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Broken Light Bulbs

As time passes and broken bulbs go unreplaced, you get used to the new normal. Your eyes adjust. It’s not so bad. Broken light bulbs are like sin in our life. Continue reading

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Girl Behind the Mask

We’re afraid to let people know the real us. So we lock our secrets away and put on a mask. We put on a happy face. We pretend that we have it all together. Continue reading

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A Room Full of Secrets

Next time you’re in a crowded room, take a look around. It’s a room full of secrets. We all have them. Many of us are still afraid of them. What should we do? Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Smile

When we’re tired, stressed or just not happy, smiles can be few and far between. Most of us don’t think about smiling. But we should. Here are 10 reasons why. Continue reading

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Yes You Can!

What is something you want to do, but you’re just not sure you can? No matter what our “thing” is, there’s a common denominator between all of us. Fear. Continue reading

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One Choice That Leads To Hope

No one and nothing can truly fill our emptiness. We can’t find hope in another person. We can’t find hope at the mall or online. But there’s another choice. Continue reading

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It’s How We Finish That Matters

When we trust God to train us and sustain us, He will transform us from the inside out. We’ll never be the same again. We will rise above real life to victory. Continue reading

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Help v. Hinder: 3 Ways to Equip Others

We help others by equipping and teaching them to fish in their pond of life. We hinder others by buying a fish and expecting that they won’t go hungry again. Continue reading

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