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Living authentic, open and curious

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I’m learning to do this

Dark clouds loomed in the Floridian sky.  The day played out in my mind. Immersed in the future, a rain drop brought me back to center. Clouds inched closer. Droplets...
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Shattered, but still standing.

I met with someone this week who is going through a divorce. After decades of being married, she walked into an attorney's office and sent me this picture. The table...
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Receiving gratitude or running from it?

My Seller had just finished signing the closing documents. He stood up, walked toward me and thanked me. “You bet," I said, as I went to give him a hug....
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Seeking your wisdom and direction

Many of you know Sally Smith from our Overwhelmed Conferences. She's been a speaker, MC, and healer of broken hearts. Her story has resonated with many. Sally and I have...
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Campfire

I’ve taken a girls trip with my best friend, Julieann (AKA Buddy), for seven years and counting.  We've seen some beautiful places, sharing belly laughs, tears, and simply sitting in...
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Running to get the sponge

Reflecting on Easter and reading Matthew 27:45-50 (ESV), I imagined myself in the scene. Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour. And about the...
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It is what it is

I’ve despised this statement my whole life.  So when I hear someone say, “Well, it is what it is,” I translate it into passivity. I’m a doer and I bring...
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Don’t worry, I’ve got you.

On a spring hike, I decided to walk a short portion of the trail to find a quiet space. The snowy steps were too slick for my tennis shoes, but...
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When God changes the plan

I'd outlined my message for the interview, Ordinary People, Extraordinary Things podcast, with host, Nancy Bruscher. The topic of discussion was relationships and marriage from my book, Free to Receive. I'd prayed...