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Struggle with Anxiety? Try This.

One of the most quoted verses in the Bible is 1 Peter 5:7. It says, "Cast all your anxiety on him for he cares for you." Have you heard that one before? I don't know about you but I've always struggled with that verse a little bit. Okay, a lotta bit. I think a lot...

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4 Steps to a Radical Prayer Life

I've been thinking about prayer lately. I've been having a sneaking suspicion that God wants my prayer life to become so much more than it currently is. Do you ever feel like that - like your prayers have become boring, robotic or only on an as-needed/last-resort...

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What Does Empathy Have to Do With Resilience?

If you had to list the qualities that make up resilience, what would you put on that list? Up until recently, my list would have been made up of words that were - for the most part - just synonyms for resilience. However, I'm currently 2/3rds of the way through a...

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Would You Rather: The Philemon Edition

One of my boys is obsessed with "Would You Rather..." questions. I have to admit - once I tried a few, I was kinda hooked, too. (Actually, I'm really hooked. I told my husband that we should have a Would You Rather date where we go out for dinner and discuss Would...

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What Does the Bible Say About How to Treat Women?

Some of you know this about me and some of you don't: I am the only female in my household (except for the hamster - stay strong, sister). Seeing as how God decided to bless me with only male children, I think about this question a lot: If they only remember ONE...

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Why Drink a Gallon of Water a Day?

Awhile back I had set a goal for myself to drink an entire gallon of water every day. Let me tell you - it's really, REALLY challenging. You have to try to find a way to remember how much is left to drink throughout the day. You have to pee every 30 minutes LIKE...

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Want to Simplify Your Parenting? Check this out.

On the first day of school this year, I got up early to read my Bible before I woke the kids up and all the craziness of the day began. The first day of school brings a whole mess of emotions with it (for me AND the kids) and I was feeling especially focused on my...

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