The TRUE me, part 4: Becoming an Encourager loving jesus relationships resolutions true me wisdom

This is part 4 of The TRUE me: A new approach to goal setting. While each piece can be enjoyed individually, please check out the earlier parts for a more complete picture!

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The look on Grace’s face after her basketball game was priceless. “Guess what! Mrs. Durbak...

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Staying sane when Cabin Fever sets in – an iMom post cabin fever family time fun ideas imom

Let me set the stage for you: it’s 9 AM on a cold February morning. The high temperature for the day is SIX degrees—far too cold to take my preschooler, toddler, and infant out for a romp in the snow. Roads are all but impassable. PBS Kids has lost its appeal, nap time is hours away,...

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The True Me, Part 3: Living with intention deep thoughts intentional loving jesus resolutions true me

This is part three of a series called The True Me: A new approach to goal setting. While each piece can be enjoyed individually, please check out parts 1 and 2 for a more complete picture!

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Intentional, not busy

A few years ago, I was chatting with a woman I greatly admire who had just...

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Choosing Our Hard: Sharing at The Glorious Table hard loving jesus the glorious table

“I just feel like my life is so…normal,” I complained. “I need to grow, to be stretched.”

My best friend and I sat in my living room, her infant foster son in her lap. She was living out the gospel, loving—and eventually adopting—a child in need of a...

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The True Me, part 2: Becoming a Woman of the Word bible goals inspiration loving jesus resolutions true me woman of the word

Last week I introduced a new approach to goal-setting: Start by focusing on who you are/want to be rather than what you want to accomplish. I encouraged you to brainstorm your own list of priorities, but I also shared mine with you. Here’s a quick recap in case you...

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The True Me, part 1: A new approach to goal setting goals inspiration loving jesus resolutions true me

I used to love the idea of New Year’s resolutions. (We’re talking about so much more than New Year’s resolutions here, so stay with me.) The possibilities were endless! A new year, a blank slate! I can do whatever I want—I just need to resolve to do it!...

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How setting a timer saved my life – an iMOM post focus housekeeping imom the everyday mom tips

In theory—you know, before I actually had kids—I was an amazing mom. I would play dress-up and make crafts and always have patience for the messes and mistakes, and my house would always be clean because I would teach my sweet little ones to help me get our work done before we did...

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Big news! And some familiar words news purpose red tricycle

Friends! Last week I was contacted by an editor at redtri.com, a site whose mission is “to help every parent feel like a rock star by inspiring them to do fun things with their kids.” She had come across a piece I wrote a while back and loved it! She asked if I would...

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In celebration of winter, part 2: My favorite winter reads books friday five reads the everyday woman winter

Last week I shared five of my favorite winter recipes as part of Mrs. Disciple’s Friday Five. Today I’m linking up again, but this time to share five of my favorite winter reads. Because really, is there anything better than curling up by a fire, snuggled under a warm...

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In celebration of winter, part 1: Good foods for cold days the everyday woman

Christmas is done, so I’m basically ready for it to be summer now. No? What do you mean there are still months to go?

Ah, well, then I’d better dig in to some of my favorite winter hobbies: eating and reading.

Today my friend Kelly at MrsDisciple.com is hosting a...

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