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Will God Really Give You the Desires of Your Heart?

Did you know that as God’s princess, it is His desire to fulfill the desires of your heart? If that is true (and it is), then why do so many of your desires go unmet? As women we have a tendency to either strive, settle, or sin to get…

How to Keep Moving Forward By Slowing Down

For many years, I was under the impression that God helps those who help themselves. I believed that if I wanted something done right, I had to be the one to do it. Yes, I would pray that God would bless my plans, but I rarely let Him take…

How to Get Emotional Healing

If you were seriously injured, would you go to the hospital? Of course you would. You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know that pain is a sign that something is wrong.  But what about emotional healing? Would it would be safe…

Dealing With Loneliness After Divorce

Perhaps you have just experienced the shock of your life when your spouse came home and told you he was leaving.  Or you could be one of the many who couldn’t take it anymore and despite all of your efforts didn’t work out. Even if…

4 Signs You Are Settling for Less Than You Are Capable Of

I see it time and time again—women desiring and dreaming big, only to accept second, or even third, best when they feel as if their high hopes will fall flat. They settle in relationships, jobs, friends, even their own potential. Our most…
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5 Secrets Only a Step Mom Knows

It’s no secret that being a stepmom isn’t easy. And if you went into this relationship like most people, you were blind to the difficulties to come--the moments and circumstances that seemed to strike you when you least expected it. Even…
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What Shocked Me About Being a Step Mom

Being a stepmom is not an easy job. Many times it is thankless, emotionally draining and time zapping. You work so hard to help these children navigate through the difficulties of their situation, and then they forget about you. Everyone likes…
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What's My Temperament?

What’s My Temperament? You’re familiar with personality tests, yes? They’re nearly impossible to get away from, whether they are humorous Facebook quizzes or bestselling books offering detailed strengths analysis. While they are fun…
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3 Steps to Being an Effective Stepmom - When You Don’t Get Along with the Children’s Biological Mother

Is your new life as a stepmom not what you thought it would be? You've been raising your own children (wonderfully, you might add), you've read all the books, perhaps you’ve even sought counseling to help you navigate the transition to step-motherhood…