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Recognizing Your Resilience

  We’ve all learned a ton about resilience this past year. And if you’re in Texas, this past week has probably brought some new resilience awareness into focus. Personal, emotional, physical, and even community resilience all play into how we move on, continue, and make the most of “this one precious life” as Mary Oliver […]

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Who Has the Honor of Sitting at Your Table? Why It’s Good to Know

Our youngest, Dillon, celebrates his 4th birthday this month. And Dillon informs me, as we prepare for the party, that he will be in charge of the guest list.  In years past with his sisters I would invite their entire friend group or class, yet Dillon is different. He assures me that not everyone will […]

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How to Tell If You’re Living in Faith or Fear

Springtime is in full bloom over here in Texas, which means we’ve got pretty flowers blooming and hailstorms brewing.  I can’t help but notice how amazingly accurate nature demonstrates how life can be for us. All pretty and enjoyable – then WHACK – out of the blue we’re hit in the head by a piece of […]

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How to Trust the Universe When You Get Bad News

No matter how together our life is, at some time or another we all sit on the receiving end of news we’d rather not hear.  No one gets a free pass from bad news. I was wearing a red and white Spartans cheerleading uniform when I got the news from the man I was falling […]