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  • Followers

    “Be a leader, Not a follower.” I bet your parents told you that at least 100 times growing up. We strive as parents, to teach our kids about leadership, peer pressure and the danger in following blind behind popularity with statements like, “If Susan jumped off a bridge Lindsay, would you do it?” I don’t […]

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  • Dodgeball

    This last Saturday, my two boys woke up so excited and ready to dominate in the dodgeball tournament I had signed us up for just a few weeks before. They had so many different ideas of how fast they would throw the ball and how they were going to jump quickly out of the way […]

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  • Dear Precious Girl

    Dear Precious Girl, I know you get sick of people always telling you all the things you shouldn’t be doing. I know you think that all of us are old and our main goal in this lifetime is to make sure you have a miserable childhood with absolutely no fun. You assume that we don’t […]

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  • Trade In The Lawn Mower

    From helicopters to lawn mowers, parents are changing their parenting and making the generations ahead more ready to receive a participation trophy than ever before. In a great effort to protect our kids, are we hurting them more than helping them? No one wants their kids to fail but I think we would all agree […]

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  • No “Because I Said So”

    “Because I said so!” There are no words more annoying that have ever been spoken to a child. Mostly because kids and teenagers think they know better than their parents do and I don’t know about you, but I thought my dad was quite dumb until my 20’s. (I have already confessed to being a […]

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  • Unfollowed

    I’m on the struggle bus with something that is so unpopular in todays world. It is a simple yet complex topic and the most important one that Paul talks about in Ephesians through the armor of God. It is Truth! I am in a complete whirlwind with the truth. We are saturated daily with news […]

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  • Huge Messes! Bigger Blessings!

    Every choice we make, impacts our journey for years to come and creates the human being we become over time. Our world has been overtaken this week by the sad and disturbing news of the bill that has been passed to legalize late term abortion New York. It has uncovered the many other states that […]

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  • Broken Chains

    The funniest part about sobriety is that it is one the darkest paths that leads to more light than you have ever experienced before. When we are stuck in a cycle of habit, we begin to live in bondage. Whether it be porn, drugs, alcohol, food, shopping, gambling etc., we cannot live our life with […]

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  • Praise In the “NO”

    We all desperately desire the yes but always thank God in hindsight for the many no’s. The times I thought for sure I had met Mr. Right just for it to go south before my eyes. The job interviews that I never got a call back on and the times I just knew without a […]

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  • Lesson Learned

    Life has a funny way of using all things to teach us something valuable and if we are wise enough, we will tuck those lessons in our pocket and remember them for later. When I moved here to Farmington, I was being raised by a dad who had a job that consisted of being at […]

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