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I have a beautiful vase of lilies on my table, filling my house with the sweet fragrance of spring. Candy eggs and chocolate crosses are lining the shelves at stores, and the signs of Easter are everywhere. I love this time of year and the...

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? ~ Mary Oliver I love a good inspirational quote. On a good day, quotes like the one above inspires me to dream big. But, on a day when I...

What the World Needs Now "What the world needs now, is love sweet love, It’s the only thing that there is just too little of. What the world needs now is love, sweet love, No not just for some but for everyone!" Even if you are not as...

As the year winds down, it is only natural to begin making plans for the New Year. Here at FTGI, we are very future-oriented. We are always looking forward and asking ourselves “what’s next?” This New Year season, however, before leaping into our planning, we have...

This week I went for coffee with one of our leaders and she shared how she is counting the days for Christmas to be over. She cannot stand the busyness of this season. From leaving the house to see Christmas lights to staying home to...

It is December and we are in full swing decking the halls and making merry – OR we are burning the candle at both ends and wearing ourselves out! I hope for your sake you are finding a balance between the two! This past week FTGI...

It’s December! Christmas is around the corner and before you know it we will be heading into a new year! You may be ready to take on the world in 2019 or you may be a little weary and in need of encouragement. One of my...

Lying there, tears streaming down my cheeks, I felt myself dissolving into my bed with shame. How could I feel this bad when I have so much to be grateful for? One of the most frustrating things to be told when you are suffering from depression is, “think...

I can hardly believe summer is over! It went so fast for me, but if you're a mama with kiddos at home, I can imagine you're ready for a routine again ;) We want to thank all of you who prayed continuously for FTGI during our hiatus. It...

“Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again—my Savior and my God! Now I am deeply discouraged, but I will remember you…” – Psalm 42:5-6 The other day I posted a beautiful picture...