Hold Out Hope

Hold Out Hope

Christmas is coming. There’s so much that this holiday means to me, but at its heart – Christmas is hope. I don’t know if I’m more attentive to loss and pain this time of year or if there’s more of it than normal, but I’m acutely aware of...
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It’s not an accident

Sometimes I hate that we’re all about wholeness. 😏 Somedays I wish I was building a company centered on how to have better oral hygiene or making earth friendly light bulbs. Maybe I should go back to my childhood dream of owning a hair salon called “If Looks...
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Dare to look beyond the difficult

I’ve noticed something interesting that we tend to do when facing disappointment, discontent, and discouragement. We tend to have “all or nothing” thinking. Have you caught yourself saying any of these: “This year has been really tough.” “This has...
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The Best Is Yet to Come

There was an old hymn I learned as a child, sitting in the hard pews of that lil’ ol’ church. You may also remember the chorus crescendoing – strength for today, bright hope for tomorrow (“Great is Thy Faithfulness”). You can be grateful for a future you...
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You Are Here

There’s a lot I could worry about now. Fear is readily accessible. I definitely have some regrets I could focus on. I have some insecurities about the days ahead. You too? And yet here we are. Alive. Breathing. Held…even with our worries, fears, regrets, and...