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    We live in a world with many distractions and messages that pull us in many directions. I write to encourage you to slow down and allow your soul to stop and connect with our loving God. I believe when we still our racing minds and bodies in God's presence, we can know God more intimately (see Psalm 46:10).

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7 Things I learned in November

Hi, Friends, This month's focus: learning to walk more in faith and less in fear: 1. Pay attention to my thoughts and slam the door on the negative. "Beloved, unbelief is crippling. . . the steps we take forward with God we take through faith or unbelief [2 Cor. 5:7]. Therefore, unbelief literally cripples our spiritual walk, casting huge obstacles in the way of a victorious journey here on earth." —Beth Moore, Real Freedom, The Journey, The Stories, 17. What negative thoughts or lies do you need to shut the door on? This past month, I've tried to ...

Happy Thanksgiving

Dear Friends, Some of you may be busy cleaning and preparing food for friends and family. Some of you are processing grief over the loss of loved ones or other losses. Some of you may be excited about new adventures. Some of you may be wondering how to navigate the new political landscape and how God will work in it. God isn't panicked so we shouldn't be. (I remind myself.) God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Some of you (like me) may be a blend of the above and still ...

How God answered one woman’s prayers (& transformed lives)

I'm delighted to have Amy Breitmann share how God led Julie Hulstein to start Vi Bella Jewelry. ****** This month, we give thanks and look around for blessings. We tell stories. We gather around and remember what family really means. And we prepare for Christmas, the day that everything started fresh and new when hope was born into the world. I am honored to work for Vi Bella jewelry and to partner with Dolly for a fun giveaway in celebration of her book release. I’m also so humbled to glance around this community with gratefulness ...

Trust and Rest?

Was your body, soul, and spirit rubbed raw by recent events? Several friends told me they disconnected from Facebook. I limit my news intake, but I still feel a bone and soul-weariness. Can we trust God enough to rest? Rest from carrying tomorrow's burdens? Rest from "fixing" ourselves or anyone else for that matter? Rest from shaming ourselves when we fail because God doesn't condemn us? My friend Lisa Burgess made the adorable graphic as part of her review of 7 Days of Soul Care. Like most people, I need regular reminders to

Need to nurture your soul? (& #Giveaway!)

Do you need to nourish and nurture your soul after the elections? I invite you to read my book: 7 Days of Soul Care: A Guide to Letting God Do the Extraordinary with Your Ordinary. To celebrate its launch, I am hosting a giveaway (see below) of a beautiful necklace and earrings from Vi Bella Jewelry and "You Are God's Masterpiece," postcards from Studio JRU. As my body expanded during pregnancy, my faith and joy have been stretched and developed as I wrote and launched 7 Days of Soul Care. I pray your faith ...

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