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Why Many Christians Don't Fulfill Their God-Given Purpose

The more people I talk to the more I realize that there are countless Christians frustrated because they long to fulfill their God-given purpose but don’t know how to go from revelation to reality. It’s not surprising, given that…
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3 Ways God Calls You into Your Purpose

Have you ever wondered what you were created to be? I certainly have. I spent many years of my life raising a family, running a business, and otherwise enjoying life, but there always felt like there was something missing. I often pondered…
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How to Find Your Calling in Life

As a counselor and speaker, people ask me all the time, “How did you find your calling in life? Did you always know what God wanted you to do?” For a long time, I had no idea what God’s purpose for me was, but I remember the day…
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How to Honor a Toxic Mother

The mother-child relationship is one of warmth, nurturing, patience and love--or so it ought to be. Unfortunately, not everyone experiences such support from their mother. If you have been raised by a toxic parent, you know how hurtful…
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Can Christians Be Toxic?

My friend Lynn was so excited she could hardly contain herself. She was starting her new job in just a few days. After 10 years in corporate America, Lynn had had enough of the office politics. No longer caring about the money, Lynn felt that…
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How to Forgive Someone Who Doesn't Deserve It

The most difficult part of forgiveness for most people is letting go of the anger. Especially when the person who has hurt you denies that they have done anything wrong. Perhaps they have repeatedly hurt you. Maybe they broke your trust.…
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How to Pray Prayers That Get Answered

Prayer is a crucial part of your relationship with God, yet it’s tempting to neglect this vital communication because it can sometimes feel like your prayers just bounce off the sky. If this is happening to you, you are likely making prayer…
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The Fastest Way Out of God’s Waiting Room

Have you ever waited on something so long that you wondered if God forgot about you? I’ve never been one to wait well, but there was one time in my life that was especially trying my patience. It was several years after my divorce…
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3 Truths to Remember When You're Tired of Waiting on God

Have you been waiting on God for so long that you wonder if your ‘not now’ has turned into ‘not ever’? I was in the self-checkout line today at the grocery store. All eight stations were full and there was one woman to attend to the…
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3 Consequences of Not Waiting on God

We often hear about the benefits of waiting on God, but what about the consequences of NOT waiting on Him? I confess, patience is not my strongest virtue. I don’t wait well. I am a classic type-A personality who feels that if I’m not…