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“So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.” – Christopher Reeve When I was a little girl, my dream was to write books about horses, mermaids, and ballet. When I got...

“All that is behind you was in preparation for all that is set before you” - Lisa Bevere As I experience a new level of change this season and step out into unknown territory, I am uncomfortable. The road is uneven and rough at times, and I...

“Change has a bad reputation in our society. But it isn’t all bad, not by any means. In fact, change is necessary in life–to keep us moving, to keep us growing, to keep us interested. Imagine life without change. It would be static, boring, and...

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” – John F. Kennedy Change is good. And uncomfortable. And even a little scary. But we’ve made it part of our culture here at FTGI to...

“Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.” - Jean de La Bruyère My nose was glued to my phone the second we hopped in the car. We were running a quick errand—my husband in the...

“Boundaries define us. They define what is me and what is not me. A boundary shows me where I end and someone else begins, leading me to a sense of ownership. Knowing what I am to own and take responsibility for gives me freedom.” –...

“Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.” — Brene Brown A little over a year ago, I found myself sobbing in my kitchen with my head in my hands crying out, “What’s wrong with me?...

“Every human being must have boundaries in order to have successful relationships or a successful performance in life.” ~ Henry Cloud It’s 11:20 PM and Christina sits down for what feels like the first time all day. She should be climbing into bed because she can...

“On the seventh day God had finished his work of creation, so he rested from all his work. And God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, because it was the day when he rested from all his work of creation.” – Genesis 2:2-3 Sometime during winter...

“Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed.”  Ecclesiastes 4:9 We’ve made it to the last blog of our series! Congratulations if you’ve stuck it out and worked through them with us. If you’re late to the party, DON’T WORRY,...