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“Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ.” – Galatians 6:2  I was in need of a friend this week. And thankfully, when I sent my SOS call out, she responded and gave me an hour of laughter and tears, just...

Life is FULL of questions and crossroads that require a decision to be made. Should I stay or should I move? Do I take this new job offer? Is now the time to go back to school? Is it time to move on from this relationship?...

“With compassion, we see benevolently our own human condition and the condition of our fellow beings. We drop prejudice. We withhold judgment.” – Christina Baldwin There’s been a lot in the news over the past several weeks about a taboo topic. The whistle-blower article written by Ronan...

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“One of the dangers of having a lot of money is that you may be quite satisfied with the kinds of happiness money can give, and so fail to realize your need for God. If everything seems to come simply by signing checks, you may...

“I used to be afraid of failing at something that really mattered to me, but now I'm more afraid of succeeding at things that don't matter.” – Bob Goff  Do you feel it? The squeeze. On your time, on your schedule, on your overstuffed life. There’s been...

“Only a crisis—actual or perceived—produces real change” - Milton Friedman Our priorities are never more clearly defined than when we’re in the middle of a crisis. About 10 years ago I moved into my new house. It was a blank slate and a playground for the decorator...

“Most people overestimate what they can do in a year, and underestimate what they can do in ten years.” - Tony Robbins School’s cancelled until Wednesday. Oh wait, no, now it’s canceled until Friday. I sat in my living room as the anchor alerted me to this...

I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. – John 16:33 The impending arrival of Hurricane Irma has everyone’s nerves on edge in the Sunshine...