Tag: life

An ordinary girl who wanted to create a path || Not follow a trail

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Three ways to Praise your Kids that will Prepare them for Adulthood

Are we overvaluing our children? Is that even a thing? According to a recent study done by Ohio State University, the engulfing praise of our kids is creating a generation of narcissistic brats. Confession Ok…so I might be one of those parents that heaps praise on my kids. Do I praise them too much? Who…
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March 24, 2017 2
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Are you Using your Introverted Personality as a Scapegoat for Insecurity?

when faced with the decision to do something that makes me uncomfortable, I often opt out and refer to my introverted personality as the culprit…that way I don’t need to take responsibility for my insecurity.


February 16, 2017 2

6 Ways a Sacrifice of Praise Moves Heaven and Earth

It’s not always easy to be obedient, but there is nothing that God asks us to do that isn’t for our benefit, and His. So what’s the deal with a sacrifice of praise? And what’s the purpose besides doing it because the Bible says so?


December 14, 2016 0
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Waking Up From a Dream Come True

Over 12,000 miles, 22 states, 3 countries, numerous National Parks…that’s what the end of our journey looks like. Our plans seemed to change as often as our road, but that’s life. This last month has held an unexpected trip back to the east coast to spend a few more weeks with my parents (and gave…
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September 12, 2016 4

Mangawhai New Zealand

There is nothing like a 3 year old with a stomach bug to make you suddenly miss home. After cleaning up a car seat with socks (because that’s all we had)…then cleaning up someone else’s bed… I was reminded how much easier it is to deal with sick when you are in your own home…
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April 13, 2016 1
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Do We Have Faith for the Journey?

With the deadline for our departure looming (only one week now) our lives are slowly being packed away, revised, thrown away or given away.


March 16, 2016 0
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Why Fear Influences our Life and How to Overcome It

The Invitation I stumbled upon my affinity with fear one night when taking time to praise God.  As I worshiped and lifted my thoughts to my Heavenly Father it wasn’t long before anxiety would grip my insides and bring me back to earth.  So, like a good Christian, I’d quote scripture at it and continue…
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March 1, 2016 0
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Pilgrim’s Packing List vs My 2016 Packing List

While gathering the necessities for our upcoming trip, I came across a packing list published in “A Pilgrims Travel Guide” – written in the days when travellers were by necessity, adventurers.


February 22, 2016 0
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4 Intangible Reasons we are Having an Adventure

“What what would you do if fear & money were not an issue?”


February 15, 2016 0

My Journey to Overcoming Fear and Living a Bigger Life [Part 2]

Part 2 of my story – Learning how to live life beyond my wildest dreams.


December 17, 2015 2