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Who Runs the World? A Mother’s Day Message and FREE 7-Day Devotional

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  Where would I be without my mom?  She taught me to tie my shoes, slay my own dragons and dream big.  She kissed me goodnight and tucked me in tight so the beds bugs wouldn’t bite.  She taught me my letters and colors and numbers and words.  She placed a band-aid over every scrape and cut.  She baked Christmas sugar cookies with me and sewed all my Halloween costumes.  She drew flowers and balloons and rainbows with me on…

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Wisdom For the Single: How to Get the Most Out of Your Relationship Status

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  I recently got married to the love of my life, and I did it just a week shy of my 35th birthday. I adore my husband (as I write this I am flying home from a week-long ministry trip simply giddy that in a few hours I will get to hear his voice and kiss his face), and he was 100% worth the slightly longer-than-expected-wait! And even though I am wholeheartedly in love with my husband, before I met…

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Celebrating Black History Month and Cultivating Conversations For Change

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  In 1926, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week to celebrate the extraordinary contributions African Americans have made throughout the history of our nation.  For many years, it was celebrated during the second week of February, until when in 1976, as part of the United States’ bicentennial, the week was expanded to an entire month. A lot has changed since 1926.  Jackie Robinson broke through the glass ceiling of segregation for baseball and pioneered equality in all…

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VIDEO: Refresh, Not Escape

  This video explores the full impact rest has in our lives and how to make the most of rest and live energized and flourish lives.  I pray that as you make space for rest your energy increases, your relationships flourish, your faith deepens, your joy increases, your physical health improves and your work becomes even better.      CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO  …

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