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Does difficulty deter you? Have you given up because your pursuit seemed too difficult? Lacking immediate results, do you become deterred? Consider for a moment that every struggle is temporary - even if it’s long term - but the fruits of your labor may be everlasting. Sometimes...

I'm not going to pretend.  I am overwhelmed.  These past several weeks have been hard and the next few months look tough.   It started with two weeks of quarantine for half of my family.  As the only person who could go to stores I felt...

At a time when things seem out of hand, we are inundated with information, overwhelmed by fear, confused about what to do - we tend to seek control. The reality is, most circumstances are entirely out of our control. These tough times, however, are a reminder...

Fear is the emotion I hate the most. In my experience, it is the most debilitating. My other emotions come and go, but fear hangs around like a bad smell. No amount of opening windows, burning my scented candles, or plugging in my air freshener...

Wildfires in Australia, tension with Iran, worries over climate change and the upcoming Presidential election.  As I write this blog these are all big new items.  They all point to uncertainty – what will happen?  When you read this blog, some of these stories may...

Faith and working to attain what I wanted were always two separate things. I could not leave anything up to fate, I wasn’t willing to forgo that control.  If I just worked tirelessly, without holding back, I would get exactly where I wanted to be. ...

“It’s okay,… focus on Jesus, you can do this!” Those were the words of my 3 year old as she made her daunting ascent up the playground ladder.  Maybe a tad bit dramatic, but I was glad that when she felt overwhelmed her first response was...