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“No” Excuses

Why is it so hard to say no? Saying no has become something negative and we avoid it over and over. We live in constant fear of saying the wrong thing or offending others, even if that means putting our own feelings aside. Being transparent from the start will avoid some of the greatest obstaclesContinue reading ““No” Excuses”


We all have scars no one can seeSome bind our wingsSome set us freeThey can be born of love or hateA needed liftA burdensome weightImprints that only the heart can feelSome may hurtSome may healAll to each is a lesson learnedof how love conquersand some bridges best burned -JW Lynn There are people who makeContinue reading “Imprints”

Status & Things

Time is our most valuable asset. Something so simple yet offers so much. We spend money then make more, but time we spend and never get it back. I once worked in a position when I felt my title somewhat defined me. I was ready to continue climbing to the top. If only I couldContinue reading “Status & Things”


Cinderella’s story is one we all know very well. Cinderella was unwanted, yet still offered love and kindness (Matthew 5:44). She was never alone in her isolation with her creature friends who always had her back (Deuteronomy 31:8). She was transformed by her Godmother to be given a chance for a new life (2 CorinthiansContinue reading “Cinderella”

Worrier or Warrior

As moms, our responsibilities seem never-ending and that can get stressful. As a perfectionist, I find myself trying to take charge of almost everything. That eventually turns into stress and worry that I may not get everything done. Would it be the same if we could trust God more? Worry is a learned behavior, thereforeContinue reading “Worrier or Warrior”

Umbrella Stroller

My husband and I took our children on a family vacation and it felt more like work than a vacation. The packing, alone, was extreme. The sunny days began and ended with kids throwing fits while the baby was crying, sand everywhere, constant stopping to change diapers and make bottles, everyone waking the baby, oneContinue reading “Umbrella Stroller”


So much of my life has been spent worrying about my past choices and how I wish I could somehow change them. So many days I have wasted with these thoughts, or passed up opportunities with the assumption that I was not enough. We have to own the choices we have made if we wantContinue reading “Regrets”


For me, almost every major transformation took place only after I made it through the mud. We all have to make hard decisions and the right answer is not always clear. It’s a lot of hard work to push our egos down and put God in charge. The enemy will use our ego to leadContinue reading “Intention”

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