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

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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 …

Five Things I learned in September

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Dear friends, I haven’t forgotten about our Love Series. Subscribers, I sent you a post, “What Would You Do For Love?” which is basically another view of how Jesus revealed his love for us. 1.  I’m listening to a podcast series on “Transitions,” by Brian Holmes. He gave me a framework for what has been happening in my life for …

When we hurt each other – and how to breathe Eden

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I am honored and delighted to have my dear friend, Jennifer J. Camp share about her soon to be released book Breathing Eden. (I am working on a Subscribers Only Post, “What Would You Do For Love?” as part of our Love Series. Thanks for your patience.) We sit across from one another, a narrow table between us. Months of …

Ten Things I learned in April 2016

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In no particular order but I share with gratitude a list of quotes, one movie, a video, and a book review: 1. Bono and Eugene Peterson talk about the Psalms and life. (Thanks #FullerStudio) Watch video here of Bono and Peterson’s discussion. 2. A different way to see the psalms and prayer: 3. Three tips for reading the Psalms by …

Tell Your Heart to Beat Again -10

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Dear Friends, Thank you for joining me as we’ve explored the topic of biblical joy together. As we wrap up, our joy mentors Sara Frankl, Kay Warren, and the apostle Paul all testify: we find our ultimate joy in the faithful presence of our loving God. When we learn we have cancer, or our spouse wants to leave us, or …

7 Things I learned in March 2016

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In no particular order but with gratitude, I share quotes, books, interviews and one movie. I’m linking with encouraging Emily’s monthly link-up. 1.   One of the quotes I want tattooed on my heart: “The main thing God gets out of your life is the person you become.” -John Ortberg, referencing what Dallas Willard taught him. Listen to Part 1 of John …

5 Things I learned in February 2016

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Taking a little break from our Joy Series. In no particular order, we have books, a movie, an easy recipe and relationship advice…and linking with encouraging Emily: 1. “Research… has shown that kindness (along with emotional stability) is the most important predictor of satisfaction and stability in a marriage. Kindness makes each partner feel cared for, understood, and validated—feel loved. ” …

10 Things I learned in January 2016

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We’re taking a little break from our Joy Series to share what we (re)learned in January with Emily Freeman.   1. Great reminder about being open to learn something new. Give me someone who’s teachable, and we can change the world. @matthewkeller https://t.co/hbrdzjffg9 via @cnieuwhof — Dolly Lee (@SoulStops) January 29, 2016 2. Maybe I’m slow, but I keep telling …

Pinpoint your passion and purpose

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(We’re taking a little break from our Joy Series. I’m delighted to have Elisa Pulliam share how she found her passion and purpose.) Pinpoint Your Passion and Purpose Have you engaged in an activity or embraced a responsibility that you didn’t want to end, even after you expended all your physical energy? Is there a cause or a need that …

5 Ways to Fight for joy -2

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  Sara Frankl made the above graphic. Before her chronic illness, Sara Frankl loved to sing, dance, water ski, and love on her friends and family. Towards the end of her 15%20 year battle with ankylosing spondylitis, she felt pain whether she moved or kept still, and she couldn’t leave the purified air of her condo. An encounter with someone’s …