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Three People You Need in Your Life

I won’t sugar coat the fact that life is hard. There’s no denying that. But too often we try to control our circumstances to avoid the “hard”— like if we eat right or get on a budget, then life will be rainbows and unicorns. By sheer willpower and effectiveness we try  to push through our struggles with a fix-it-myself attitude. But curiously, that mentality has a way of isolating us, and before we know it, we end up alone, buried by our circumstances. But rather than […]

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My Phone Is Not More Important Than You

We live in an hyper-connected culture—too connected if you ask me. Everywhere we go, people are on their cell phone. If you don’t believe me, complete this social experiment: count the number of people you see either on or looking at their cell phone today. Our culture screams: my cell phone is more important than you. And I’m probably the world’s worst. ____________________ Listen to this post on my podcast: Leave a review or subscribe via iTunes Leave a review or […]

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What a 3am Grocery Store Run Taught Me About Relationships

I woke up unusually early this morning; around 2:30am. I was tired of wrestling with the thoughts in my head, so I jumped out of bed to wrestle them on paper. But first, I went to my TRUSTY early morning companion; the Cuisinart. Coffee, check. Sugar, check (don’t judge me). Milk, empty. To prove how much I dislike black coffee, I braved the bitterly cold temps to run to the grocery store.  As I was checking out, a young girl […]

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