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Why Motherhood is Like a Never-Ending Game of Limbo

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5 TIPS FOR EMBRACING A POSITIVE MIND AND A POSITIVE LIFE

When I was in seventh grade, we were asked to write an essay about a “hero,” who had shaped our thinking. I remember most of the kids around me groaning and complaining. And though I don’t remember what hero I chose to applaud in my seventh-grade scrawl, I do remember how one particularly “cool guy” […]

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Why that Mess of Yours May be the Start of Something Marvelous

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The Best Balm for a Bad Day

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When Jesus Asks for More

Welcome to all who are stopping by from Proverbs 31 Ministries today. I hope you’ll make yourselves at home. If you like what you find, feel free to subscribe to my monthly posts by signing up on the side bar. Or if you’d rather, we can connect on Facebook or Twitter.  Better yet, I’d love to meet you in […]

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How to Love the Life You’ve Got

Hello!  Welcome to all who are stopping by from Proverbs 31 Ministries today. And happy new year to my new friends and old! I’m always honored to share a few minutes with you here at the Overflow! If you like what you find here, feel free to subscribe to my posts by signing up on […]

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When You Don’t Want to Miss the Christmas Miracle

Hello!  Welcome to all who are stopping by from Proverbs 31Ministry today. And merry Christmas to my new friends and old! I’m always honored to share a few minutes with you here at the Overflow! If you like what you find and would like a little inspiration to dribble into your inbox now and then, feel […]

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The M.O.M. Initiative: Why We All Need Some Margin in the Madness

I heard it crackling from the grocery store speakers this morning as I hurried through the tinseled aisles–that old song crooning about “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” And, to be honest, I sighed a bit as I hummed along. ‘Cause the truth about the holidays is this—sometimes the hurry and flurry of the […]

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When We’re Stuck and We Can’t See Our Next Step…

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The M.O.M. Initiative: Hope for Try-Hard Moms

I was elbow-deep in soapsuds when my 4-year-old’s cries prompted me to drop my dishrag, abandon the breakfast dishes, and  race to the other room. Maggie had been coloring a picture, but when I reached her side, the paper lay crumpled and torn on the floor. “Honey, what’s wrong?” I asked. “I can’t color in […]

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