Archive for January 2013

You Do You

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“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”        -Dr. Seuss My friend Kellie and I have a saying we tell each other, “You do You boo boo. You do You.” We say this to each other to remind ourselves that we…

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Beyond

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We want what’s fair in life; God wants what lasts beyond it @lovedoes — Bob Goff (@bobgoff) January 26, 2013 This tweet stopped me in my tracks and made me think. We fight so hard for what we think is “fair”,but God has called us for more. I want to challenge you to keep fighting…

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Standing at the Edge

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Have you ever had a “mountain top” moment in your life? A moment in time where you’ve climbed a mountain in your life and you can see all you’ve accomplished and then you turn to see what lays ahead, that moment? That moment you can finally stand up and see the work you’ve done and the valleys and…

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Making Ripples

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I’ve never photographed ripples in water before this weekend. You wouldn’t think it was that hard, but it was. I had my daughter throw a pebble into a puddle and I had to get the timing just right to catch the perfect circles made by her tiny action. It took us a while to get…

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Happy Heart

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 One rainy day + two cameras + three girls = One Happy Heart I’m not easy to surprise, and as a leader it’s surprising when you think you will be pouring into and investing in someone and then suddenly they turn around and bless you. It takes your breath away and shines light into the…

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Live

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“Live in such a way that if someone spoke badly of you, no one would believe it.” I found this quote a few years ago when I was going through a very difficult time in my life, one in which people were saying hurtful lies about me and my family. There’s something so deeply painful…

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Joy

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I choose JOY, not because my life is perfect but because my GOD is!  I love asking people questions. It’s how I learn about them and get to know them. Most likely if we are friends I’ve had some good questions to ask you. One of my favorite questions is “What has been the greatest…

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Show Me Your Fruit!

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Now that’s a funny title for a blog… Hey, do you call yourself a Christian? Did you know that means you’re a leader? What?! Yes that’s right a leader. I know you may be thinking, “I’m not a leader, you have no idea what you’re talking about.”. Just because you’ve prayed the prayer of salvation,…

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Teammates

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Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. Hebrews 12:1 When I was in…

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