What’s hiding under your tent? (and the secret I kept for 33 years)

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What’s hiding under your tent? That was the question that spurred me to finally share a secret I had kept for 33 years (that I can actually laugh about now). But before I get into that, let me back up a bit. I recently read Brene Brown’s NYT Bestseller Daring Greatly in a book club with over […] Read more…

Do you have the Courage to Be You?

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Do you have the courage to be you? That is the question my friend Jenny Williamson asks readers in her new book, and it’s a question that changed her life and set her on a journey of discovering her, “water-walking, giant-slaying, history-making destiny.” I’m so excited to share Jenny’s book with you today. If you’ve been around […] Read more…

Finding Your Dreams in His Story

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Life is a story and each day is a new page, and even though that sounds totally cliché, the ironic thing is, when we stop trying to figure it all out—when we shift from pursuing our dreams for our own agenda to being available for God to use to reach out to others, we start to see—to […] Read more…

The video from my MOPS webinar (and a quick update)

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It was so much fun to talk about pursuing your dreams on MOPS International’s Let’s Talk, Darling program last week! You can click here or on the image below to check out the video: 5 Things You Can Do to Discover and Pursue Your Dreams. I love how these webinars from MOPS give moms a […] Read more…

I’m over at The Mom Initiative today talking about ways to stop sibling squabbles!

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Any mom with two or more kids has seen sibling squabbles… from the toy snatching of toddlers to the bickering of older kids. And even though these interactions between sisters and brothers are inevitable, they can sometimes be hard to deal with. Join me over at TheMomInitiative today, where I share six things you can […] Read more…

A note to the world-changer: What are you putting your hope in?

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I keep a card on my fridge with a quote from Max Lucado that reads: “If you ever wonder how in the world God could use you to change the world, look at these people. What people? The people God used to change history. People who found hope, not in their performance, but in God’s proverbially Open Arms.” […] Read more…

Don’t miss new books and giveaway (over $400)!

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I’m so excited to have my friend Lori Wildenberg sharing with you today! She’s an amazing author, speaker, mom and licensed family educator. She’s also a fun, funny, super smart woman – the type of person you admire within a few minutes of meeting. She and her coauthor Becky Danielson are launching their two books Raising Little […] Read more…