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VIDEO: Self-Care

  When we know how wonderful and valuable our bodies are and that they were made to worship God, we can make self-care choices that over time create a healthy lifestyle.  This video blog explored these self-care choices and why they are essential to our health. CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO…

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Messages That Spark Movements: Discovering What God Thinks of You

Nicole Smithee and phone

  These days, a quick scroll through Pinterest will likely include clever typography with messages such as, “The Future Is Female”, “A Better Me Is Coming”, “You Are Stronger Than You Know”, “Empowered Women Empower Women”, and “Put On Your Positive Pants”, just to name a few.  I have been greatly encouraged by these increasing messages in a day where women still face sexism, corruption, abuse and injustice. Many men and women throughout history have labored, risked, and pioneered for…

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Scrappy Faith: Pushing Past Limitations

Nicole Smithee and dad

  10 Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin…” (Zechariah 4:10 NLT)   I’ve been thinking about this verse a lot recently, probably because I am entering into another season of small beginnings.  Before Ben and I got married, we began dreaming about what we could accomplish together, and dreaming has since become a habit in our home.  We are dreamers, and we’ve never seen our dreams as separate- Ben’s dreams vs. Nicole’s dreams.  By…

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VIDEO: Squad Goals

  Figuring out how to have healthy friendships isn’t always the easiest, and for a lot of my twenties, I was sifting through the highs and lows of relationships to figure out the difference between toxic friendships and healthy ones. For those of you trying to sort through the same thing, today’s video blog offers a few thoughts on what it looks like to add more health and less drama to your squad goals.   CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO  …

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I See You: Knowing A Personal God in a Public World

nicole smithee

It’s easier than ever to send a message to the world and harder than ever to stand out.  We can tweet, post and comment our opinions, philosophies, interests, and stories with the simple click of a button or the touch of a screen.  We put it all out there for the world to see; we shout it from the rooftops (or in our case, shout it from the insta-story), but sadly, with more than one billion people active on Facebook…

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