Battling Back to School Madness: Get Refreshed

Parenting responsibilities kick into overdrive when back to school time begins. Shuttling kids to activities, packing lunches, attending school events, and adhering to stricter schedules can cause stress and press us for time. It’s hard to feel refreshed. My husband and I tend to collapse on the sofa on Friday evenings in September. We are…

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The Best Kind of Distraction

The Best Kind of Distraction

As a recovering task-oriented person, I struggle. Sometimes my motivation to get things done is so laser-focused that I am abrupt with people if they interrupt me. Distraction is the enemy, isn’t it? When I get in “the zone”, get out of my way. Surely, it’s not my best quirk. Some time ago, a friend…

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Stewardship Series Week 6: Use Your Gifts

As this series on stewardship comes to a close, I want to get personal. I know talking about stewardship of the body was probably personal enough, but this topic is really personal. It’s about your gifts, talents, and abilities. Every gift and talent God has bestowed has been strategically given. They are not just blessings…

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