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It’s time to rethink your story

“…You have treasures hidden within you – extraordinary treasures – and so do I, and so does everyone around you. And bringing those treasures to light takes work and faith and focus and courage and hours of devotion, and the clock is ticking, and the world is spinning, and we simply do not have time … Continue reading

Delicious Uncertainty

Delicious Uncertainty

“Tell me all about it,” Judith said with wide-eyed enthusiasm, we met at a function a few months before and finally reconnected. I knew she was a good person right away; I felt it in my bones. Both Judith and I are planning events in the same season, and we’ve tried to be supportive of one … Continue reading

Your Destiny Is Too Important To Give Up . . .

“Waiting on the other side of temptation, waiting on the other side of this test is everything you ever dreamed, everything you prayed for, everything He promised you.”  ~Kevin LeVar, Your Destiny What does it take for true transformation to happen? I’m talking about change that helps you remain authentic to who you are, shifts the … Continue reading

The Parents

Originally posted on Teri Carter's Library:
Today, my mother is dead 13 years. One of the last things I promised her was that I would look after her husband. “When I’m gone,” she said, “he will have nobody.” A few years later I was sitting in my mother’s kitchen, in her vacant chair, having…

Giving Yourself Permission To Dream . . .

Giving Yourself Permission To Dream . . .

I’m still on my resilience trek, and it’s pretty amazing. I’ve fallen down all over the place, tripped on my shoelaces, and even locked myself out once or twice. See? Amazing. It’s okay; you can laugh. That’s not the interesting part, what has turned out to be quite serendipitous are the women that I’m meeting … Continue reading

This Is What Trust Looks Like …

They say things far away from you seem bigger than they really are. I think there’s truth to this because I’ve found that the longest distance is usually between where you are and where you want to be. How do we make the connection? What will the end bring? What’s the process to get there? … Continue reading

Never In My Wildest Dreams…

“God is within her, she will not fall; God will help her at break of day.” — Psalm 46: 5, NIV I’m rocking a new word for the One Word 365 Challenge. The goal of this challenge is pretty simple, ditch the New Year’s resolution list and focus on one word that will define your year. No … Continue reading

Wouldn’t Take Nothing For My Journey Now…

I’m already living my New Year’s resolutions. I know I’m a little ahead of the curve (okay, way ahead of the curve it’s not even Christmas yet) but I couldn’t wait until 2015. This year went by incredibly fast, and I’ve learned so much during my 40th year on this planet. I’m not teeming with … Continue reading

They Say It’s Always Darkest Before Dawn…

“Change is inevitable, right?” I laughed with my friend, my voice trembling with uncertainty as I opened the blinds of the kitchen window. It was dawn and the only time of day that we could have a long overdue conversation to catch up on family and whatnot without interruption. “Everything around me has been screaming … Continue reading