Where to Start: This is the Beginning

A few weeks ago I stepped on the scale for the first time since moving in with my mother-in-law. My waistline has suffered an attack from the combination of hospitality, snack availability and the Filipino culture tagline “eat, eat!” Wow! I had no idea how much weight had crept onto my frame over the last months.…

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When You’re Stuck in the Middle

Have you ever been stuck in the middle of a project or season? Chapter breaks and commercials are two ways that allow a story to jump from point A to point B without boring us. Whether you are stuck in the middle in your writing project or in your life, I hope you will find…

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The Beautiful Void Of Simplicity … And How It Fills Your Life To The Brim

Today’s post is a guest post by Maria Myre. I met her in a Facebook writing group and resonated with her message of simplicity and pursuing a clutter free life. May her words encourage you as deeply as they encouraged me. You can visit her at her website, mytinygreenliving.com where she is giving away a free Simplicity Manifesto. Some of…

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Our FREE CAR story

Let’s start at the beginning. In December my husband and I moved in with his mother to get out of debt while he finished school (he graduates in October). We did this prayerfully and knowing it would not be easy to share space and to downsize. We sold and gave away all but a few…

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How to Scale Your Personal Projects and Mountains

We’ve heard the story a million times. “I think I can. I think I can.” The little train huffed and puffed his way up the hill. Even as an adult, I relate to the little train’s struggle. Being an introspective introvert, I spend most of the day in my brain, processing, strategizing and fitting together…

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