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When It’s Not Right to be Thankful for Food

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Imagine a pile of gifts under the Christmas tree. Actually, no need to imagine; here’s the exact scenario I’m talking about…   Now imagine that one of the gifts has this message on the tag: “Do not open until December 25!” (See further down.) Of course, even if that message is not stated right on the tag, the […]

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Boundaries That Fall in Pleasant Places

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“The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.” (Psalm 16:6) In Fresh Wind, Fresh Desire, Heidi wrote regarding boundaries: “The wooden fence protects a family dog from wandering off into a forest where predators lurk.” It was interesting that I read this just a few hours after hearing some […]

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Thin Within: Meet Christina!

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Christina​ shares an invitation to join us in our Spring ’18 Group Coaching session. Be one of only 120 people each year who can go through our small group coaching! Like what you see in this video? Christina is such a doll! Get more information!

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Objectionable Obligation or Inviting Opportunity?

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[Inspired by Terri Graham] Am I the only one who finds it SOOOO hard to wait for a zero ~ “true hunger”? There are many things in my life that I do even though I don’t want to do them…  like doing the laundry…  dishes…  going places when I’d rather stay home…  I even shower, floss, wash my face, […]

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Stay in the Lines

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“Try to stay inside the lines,” said my teacher when I colored the picture of an an apple. “Stay inside the yard,” warned my mother me when I went outside to play. As a people-pleaser and big-time rule keeper, I complied. And that mindset colored my Christian faith. “What are the rules? Where are the lines? […]

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Keys to Conscious Eating

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    I hope that you woke up this morning with this thought on your heart…   I am fearfully and wonderfully made!   We can believe it! You know what? Here’s the thing… If our God is awesome (and I bet not one of you reading this would say you don’t agree with that), if […]

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Stay on the Path

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Guest Post by Susan Bradbury Cathy Maher recently shared the above Truth Card. Thinking about this one: I have FREEDOM to walk in the Spirit when I keep my boundaries. It is just like when you go for a walk in a park or nature reserve and you see a sign that says, “Stay on […]

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The Answer You’ve Been Waiting For Is…

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 “Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.” Hebrews 4:16 (NIV) The picture above is of my beloved Great Pyrenees, Duke, and a litter of foster puppies who raided his personal food bowl one afternoon. Duke, […]

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Delightful Boundaries

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  In less than a week (give or take), I will be holding our newborn son in my arms for the very first time.  A lot of changes are around the corner, and I’ve been reminding myself to take it all one moment at a time, even with the lack of sleep a baby can bring. I’ve […]

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